a colloquy on rejoicing


Remember, O my soul,
It is thy duty and privilege to rejoice in God;
He requires it of thee for all his favours of grace.
Rejoice then in the giver and his goodness,
Be happy in him, O my heart, and in nothing but God,
for whatever a man trusts in,
from that he expects happiness.

He who is the ground of thy faith
should be the substance of thy joy.

The Valley of Vision, A Collection of Puritan Prayers & Devotions, p. 153
Edited by Arthur Bennett

 

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