Rejoice in the Lord Always

Text: Philippians 4:4 We are Commanded to Rejoice (cf. 1 Thessalonians 5:16) Wrong Reasons to Rejoice Unrighteousness (1 Corinthians 13:6) The death of the wicked (Ezekiel 33:11) When bad things happen to others (Proverbs 24:17) Right Reasons to Rejoice When others rejoice (Romans 12:15) When we are saved (Acts 8:39) The faithfulness of others (3 […]

Repeated for Emphasis

Several passages in the Bible repeat a phrase to emphasize a thought and to help us remember it. These are a few such phrases. Repent – Luke 13:3,5 Rejoice – Philippians 4:4 Do Not Follow a Different Gospel – Galatians 1:8-9 Do Not Harden Your Heart – Hebrews 3:7-8, 15, 4:7