Shout for Joy

The Daily Cup

“For you have made me glad by your acts, O LORD; *
and I shout for joy because of the works of your hands.”

Psalm 92:4

Today is the Feast of William White, Bishop of Pennsylvania, 1836.  The verse above comes from the set of readings appointed for his feast day.

This verse from Psalm 92 can be read in a couple of different ways… First, the joy-filled acclamation of one who firmly believes in the power and righteousness of God.  And I believe that most Christians find it easy to rejoice when things are going great–when God seems to be “on our side,” and in our estimation everything is, “as it should be,” in our lives.

But, what about the times when God seems to be against us–and we all have those times in our lives when things come undone.  Those are most easily identified when the issue…

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