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TODAY Devotional for 06/12/2024 by Hernandes Lopes

The Happiness of All Who Trust in God

Scripture Reading — Psalm 33:1-22 Blessed is the nation whose God is the Lord, the people he chose for his inheritance.— Psalm 33:12Is happiness found in social and economic policies? Or in educational and cultural programs? These things can be good and helpful, but a nation c

TODAY Devotional for 06/11/2024 by Hernandes Lopes

The Happiness of a Pure Heart

Scripture Reading — Psalm 24:1-6 “Blessed are the pure in heart, for they will see God.”— Matthew 5:8Faith is not disconnected from happiness. If you imagine the Christian as sullen and gloomy, that is not what God has in mind. Happiness is a matter of the heart, and it has to

TODAY Devotional for 06/10/2024 by Hernandes Lopes

Children, A Reason for Happiness

Scripture Reading — Psalm 127:1-5 Children are a heritage from the Lord, offspring a reward from him.— Psalm 127:3If you have been blessed with children, do you see them as God sees them? In your struggles and challenges in raising children, do you look for encouragement in th

TODAY Devotional for 06/09/2024 by Hernandes Lopes

Happiness, Continuous Learning

Scripture Reading — Philippians 4:10-20 I am not saying this because I am in need, for I have learned to be content whatever the circumstances.— Philippians 4:11A prison would surely seem more like a cage than a classroom. But some of God’s faithful servants landed in prison,

TODAY Devotional for 06/08/2024 by Hernandes Lopes

The Happiness of Being Generous

Scripture Reading — Acts 20:32-35 In everything I did, I showed you that by this kind of hard work we must help the weak, remembering the words the Lord Jesus himself said: “It is more blessed to give than to receive.”— Acts 20:35As the apostle Paul states here, quoting from t

TODAY Devotional for 06/07/2024 by Hernandes Lopes

Happiness in the House of God

Scripture Reading — Psalm 122:1-9 I rejoiced with those who said to me, “Let us go to the house of the Lord.”— Psalm 122:1Have you felt the same emotion that the psalmist expresses here: “I rejoiced with those who said to me, ‘Let us go to the house of the Lord’? In Psalm 84:1

TODAY Devotional for 06/06/2024 by Hernandes Lopes

Happiness in What We Are

Scripture Reading — Revelation 1:1-8 Blessed is the one who reads aloud the words of this prophecy, and blessed are those who hear it and take to heart what is written in it, because the time is near.— Revelation 1:3Have you ever had the opportunity to read the book of Revelat

TODAY Devotional for 06/05/2024 by Hernandes Lopes

Happiness in What We Do

Scripture Reading — Psalm 119:89-112 If your law had not been my delight, I would have perished in my affliction.— Psalm 119:92Happiness is not just about avoiding the way of wickedness and folly. And it’s not about staying away from people. The life of the monk or the hermit

TODAY Devotional for 06/04/2024 by Hernandes Lopes

Happiness in What We Avoid

Scripture Reading — Psalm 1:1-6 Blessed is the one who does not walk in step with the wicked or stand in the way that sinners take or sit in the company of mockers. . . .— Psalm 1:1Happiness includes having the courage to avoid destructive situations. We can draw the line in u

TODAY Devotional for 06/03/2024 by Hernandes Lopes

Happiness in Being Cared For by God

Scripture Reading — Psalm 40:1-17 As for me, I am poor and needy; may the Lord think of me. You are my help and my deliverer; you are my God, do not delay.— Psalm 40:17One of the most comforting truths for our lives is the providence of God. The Lord Almighty takes care of us.

TODAY Devotional for 06/02/2024 by Hernandes Lopes

Happiness in Being Created by God

Scripture Reading — Ephesians 2:1-10 We are God’s handiwork, created in Christ Jesus to do good works, which God prepared in advance for us to do.— Ephesians 2:10Why are we here? What is our purpose for living here and now? Maybe you have asked or heard these questions before.

TODAY Devotional for 06/01/2024 by Hernandes Lopes

The Source of Happiness

Scripture Reading — Psalm 16:1-11 You make known to me the path of life; you will fill me with joy in your presence, with eternal pleasures at your right hand.— Psalm 16:11God created us to enjoy the greatest of happiness: communion with him. We experience true happiness by lo