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you have put off the old man with his deeds, and have put on the new man who is renewed in knowledge according to the image of Him who created him,
Colossians 3:9-10

"Look to Abraham your father, And to Sarah who bore you; For I called him alone, And blessed him and increased him."
Isaiah 51:2

I am a new man in Christ
I am a son of the Patriarch Abraham

God is Filling Me With


1. The passion or emotion excited by the acquisition or expectation of good; that excitement of pleasurable feelings which is caused by success, good fortune, the gratification of desire or some good possessed, or by a rational prospect of possessing what we love or desire; gladness; exultation; exhilaration of spirits.
4. A glorious and triumphant state.
-- Who, for the joy that was set before Him, endured the cross. Heb. xii.
5. The cause of joy or happiness
For ye are our glory and joy.  1 Thess. ii.
v.i. To rejoice, to be glad; to exult.
I will joy in the God of my salvation.  Hab. iii.

Webster's 1st ed., 1828

Providing brightness in the lives of others regardless of outward conditions

Refusing to enjoy anything which harms the person or reputation of another

Maintaining a spirit of cheerfulness despite physical limitations

The spontaneous enthusiasm of my spirit when my soul is in fellowship with the Lord
Psalm 16:11

Knowing and being where God intended me to be

And we know that all things work together for good to those who love God, to those who are the called according to His purpose. For whom He foreknew, He also predestined to be conformed to the image of His Son, that He might be the firstborn among many brethren.
-- Romans 8:28-29

I have remembered Thy Name, O LORD, in the night, and have kept Thy Law.
-- Psalm 119:55

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Just a few traits of a son of Abraham

This isn't that New Age "Positive Thinking" stuff, is it??

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