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Exchanging Anxiety For Joy

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Exchanging Anxiety For Joy thanks to joe-kster

Are you a shut-in, or can't make it to Church because of coronavirus closures? Great news: make plans to join Crossroads Community Church on Sunday, July 26, at 10:00 a.m. PST for a special live stream 'being Fearless Series' Psalm 94:19 'Exchanging Anxiety for Joy' message by Pastor Joel Defries, taped live at CMC in Davis Bay (normally services are held at Ravens Cry Theatre in Sechelt, B.C.): Go to www.CrossroadsSechelt.com on the main page, scroll down to the live video and you should be all set.

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Faith is not bereft of reason. - Ravi Zacharias

One joy scatters a hundred griefs. - Chinese Proverb

Doubtful prayer is no prayer at all. - John Calvin

Joy is the serious business of Heaven. - C S Lewis

Prayer - the last refuge of a scoundrel. - Homer Simpson

Grief, and an estate, is joy understood. - Gregory Nunn

Faith is the willingness to look foolish. - Mark Batterson

Facing your fears robs them of their power. - Mark Burnett

Spring adds new life and new joy to all that is. - Jessica Harrelson

The common person fears to think beyond the common. - Bryant McGill

My reason nourishes my faith and my faith my reason. - Norman Cousins

No, I look at the Senators and pray for the country. - Edward Everett Hale

May your choices reflect your hopes, not your fears. - Nelson Mandela

Every worldview has to bring together reason and faith. - Ravi Zacharias

Care more for a grain of faith than a ton of excitement. - Charles Spurgeon

Prayer does not change God, but it changes him who prays. - Soren Kierkegaard

Everyone believes very easily whatever he fears or desires. - Jean de La Fontaine

He imagines a necessary joy in things that must fly to eat. - Wendell Berry

The wolf that one hears is worse than the orc that one fears. - JRR Tolkien

Prayer is the inheritance we receive and the legacy we leave. - Mark Batterson

Joy shared is twice the joy. Sorrow shared is half the sorrow. - Swedish Proverb

There lives more faith in honest doubt than in half the creeds. - Alfred Tennyson

Faith is not just something you have, it's something you do. - Barack Obama

It is best to read the weather forecasts before we pray for rain. - Mark Twain

Learning to live in the present moment is part of the path of joy. - Sarah Ban Breathnach

You can figure out what the villain fears by his choice of weapons. - Connie Brockway

Surrender to what is. Let go of what was. Have faith in what will be. - Sonia Ricotti

You can have faith or you can have control, but you cannot have both. - Mark Batterson

Give me a couple of pages of the Bible, and I'll give you a picture. - Cecil B. DeMille

Only faith in Christ gives rise to a culture contrary to egotism and death. - Pope John Paul II

The secret source of humor is not joy but sorrow; there is no humor in Heaven. - Mark Twain

There's no better book with which to defend the Bible than the Bible itself. - Dwight L. Moody

When one can hear people moving, one does not so much mind, about one's fears. - Ann Radcliffe

We could never learn to be brave and patient, if there were only joy in the world. - Helen Keller

Any concern too small to be turned into a prayer is too small to be made into a burden. - Corrie ten Boom

Wishes and fears are illusions, Dil Bahadur, not realities. You must practice detachment. - Isabel Allende

You are only one prayer away from a dream fulfilled, a promise kept, or a miracle performed. - Mark Batterson

Sometimes I think it is my mission to bring faith to the faithless, and doubt to the faithful. - Paul Tillich

It is important to understand that it is a prayer life that builds character that honours God. - Ravi Zacharias

Resolve to keep happy, and your joy and you shall form an invincible host against difficulties. - Helen Keller

Optimism is the faith that leads to achievement. Nothing can be done without hope and confidence. - Helen Keller

Prayer is the difference between seeing with our physical eyes and seeing with our spiritual eyes. - Mark Batterson

To one who has faith, no explanation is necessary. To one without faith, no explanation is possible. - Thomas Aquinas

Hope is some extraordinary spiritual grace that God gives us to control our fears, not to oust them. - Vincent McNabb

When you come to religion, you come to a place. When you come to Jesus Christ, you come to a person. - Ravi Zacharias

Faith is not the belief that God will do what you want. It is the belief that God will do what is right. - Max Lucado

It's hard for me to imagine why a church that has younger members wouldn't have a blog component. - Mark Batterson

The Christian's Bible is a drug store. Its contents remain the same, but the medical practice changes. - Mark Twain

The optimist proclaims that we live in the best of all possible worlds, and the pessimist fears this is true. - James Branch Cabell

Prejudice, a dirty word, and faith, a clean one, have something in common: they both begin where reason ends. - Harper Lee

Stay positive in every situation and everything you do; never stop trying. Have faith, don't stop due to failure. - Anurag P Ray

Let us have faith that right makes might, and in that faith, let us, to the end, dare to do our duty as we understand it. - Abraham Lincoln

True faith rests upon the character of God and asks no further proof than the moral perfections of the One who cannot lie. - A.W. Tozer

I have never made but one prayer to God, a very short one: 'O Lord make my enemies ridiculous.' And God granted it. - Voltaire

Free will, though it makes evil possible, is also the only thing that makes possible any love or goodness or joy worth having. - C S Lewis

But who prays for Satan? Who, in eighteen centuries, has had the common humanity to pray for the one sinner that needed it most? - Mark Twain

Everybody needs beauty as well as bread, places to play in and pray in, where nature may heal and give strength to body and soul. - John Muir

If I advocate cautious optimism it is not because I do not have faith in the future but because I do not want to encourage blind faith. - Aung San Suu Kyi

Pilots take no special joy in walking: pilots like flying. Pilots generally take pride in a good landing, not in getting out of the vehicle. - Neil Armstrong

It is a matter of whether one wants to get rich or be rich. We can be rich in Christ Jesus or perhaps get rich in Egypt, but we cannot do both. - Vance Havner


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