Rejoice in the Lord always. I will say it again: Rejoice!
What is it that we Christians don’t understand about this simple word “REJOICE”?
Before we share the definition, let’s get back to Inspirational Christmas Stories headline.
When Christmas arrives the number of web-sites popping up everywhere about The Celebration of Christmas, is overwhelming, everybody want to share in this miracle, Christians as well as non-Christians.
What a marvellous opportunity to share and inspire The Miracle of the birth of Jesus Christ with the entire world!
Santa Clause figures prominently in the Inspirational Christmas Stories everywhere.
The kids anticipate Santa’s coming with presents, with such fervour that the days up to Christmas are almost unbearable for them to endure.
Now ”Hold your horses” as we say in
which means, wait a moment or take a break!
Let’s Small-Talk about the word Rejoice, and what it really means, you see fellow Christians we believe many of you may have a wrong understanding about this wonderful uplifting promise from The Bible?
Here’s the Word "Rejoice” from the
Blue letter Bible org.
is defined as;
Strongs # Hebrew/Greek Word Pronunciation English Equivalent
H1524 giyl ghçl REJOICE, joy, gladness, exceedingly, of your sort
chadah khä•dä' REJOICE, joined, made glad
masows mä•sôs' joy, mirth, REJOICE
`alaz ä•laz' REJOICE, triumph, joyful
`alez ä•lâz' REJOICE
`alliyz al•lçz' REJOICE, joyous
`alac ä•las' REJOICE, peacock, solace
`alats ä•lats' REJOICE, joyful, triumph
ranan rä•nan' sing, REJOICE, sing aloud, shout, shout for joy, sing for joy, crieth, cry out, shout aloud, misc
suws süs REJOICE, glad, greatly, joy, mirth
sachaq sä•khak' play, laugh, REJOICE, scorn, sport, merry, mock, deride, derision, mockers
samach sä•makh' REJOICE, glad, joy, joyful, merry, misc
sameach sä•mâ'•akh REJOICE, glad, joyful, merry, merrily, merryhearted
simchah sim•khä' joy, gladness, mirth, REJOICE, rejoicing, misc
New Testament (Greek)
agalliaô ä-gäl-lç-ä'-ô REJOICE, be exceeding glad, be glad, greatly REJOICE, with exceeding joy
euphrainô yü-frî'-nô REJOICE, be merry, make merry, fare, make glad
katakauchaomai kä-tä-kau-khä'-o-mî boast against, REJOICE against, glory, boast
kauchaomai kau-khä'-o-mî glory, boast, REJOICE, make boast, joy
kauchçma kau'-khâ-mä rejoicing, to glory, glorying, boasting, REJOICE
sygchairô sün-khî'-rô with,REJOICE in
chairô khî'-rô REJOICE, be glad, joy, hail, greeting, God speed, all hail, joyfully, farewellAnd Saints this is what the Word Rejoice means!
So next time you want to argue with the world, weather Christ was born on Christmas Day, or does it fit in with your,(often narrow minded biblical view),of what is appropriate for celebrating Christmas, presents or no presents etc. etc.
STOP for a moment and listen to the command of Jesus Christ;
“Mat 28:19 Therefore go and make disciples of all nations, baptizing them in the name of the Father and of the Son and of the Holy Spirit”.
This Inspirational Christmas Stories around the world are all about The Birth of Our Saviour Jesus Christ, or
Hosanna in the highest.
This time is the most unique opportunity to set out religious differences aside and unite with the entire world celebrating Christmas.
How many times does every little corner of our society come together and have Carrols at night, sung and watched by millions of TV viewers globally?
Are you getting The Lord’s Revelation?
Christmas may be pagan and commercialised, but never-the-less; it’s the greatest opportunity to share the Message with the world, and make new friends!
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