A Christian Meditation on Rejoice Every Morning for Today


Dave Cover


An important part of Christian meditation is to use your biblically guided imagination to see the better, unseen realities our lives are in, and to bring our mind and body into an integration with those spiritual realities. Otherwise we become a mind/body that’s fragmented and disconnected from spiritual realities, that's hijacked by tension and anxiety, anger, frustration, and fear.If your podcast app is set to skip the silent sections, disable that for this podcast.Psalm 118:24 ESVThis is the day that the LORD has made;let us rejoice and be glad in it.Contextually speaking this verse is prophetic of the day of Jesus’s death and resurrection for salvation, as well as the day of his return. Like the entire Psalm, this verse is layered with prophetic imagination.But it’s also a true principle all on its own…Psalm 118:24 ESVThis is the day that the LORD has made;let us rejoice and be glad in it.Like Paul writes in…Philippians 4:4 (ESV)Rejoice in the Lord always; again I will say, rejoice.And…1 Thessalonians 5:16-18 (NIV)16 Rejoice always (shortest verse in the original Greek Bible), 17 pray continually, 18 give thanks in all circumstances; for this is God’s will for you in Christ Jesus.Say aloud to yourself…“Because this is the day that the LORD has made, I will rejoice and be glad in it.”Timestamps:01:08 - 06:04 Body Meditation06:15 - 26:51 Bible Meditation: Psalm 118:2426:54 - 28:07 PrayerWho can you share this podcast with? If you found this episode helpful, consider sharing it on social media or texting it to a friend you think might benefit from it.Follow Dave Cover on Twitter @davecoverFollow A Bigger Life on Twitter @ABiggerLifePodOur audio engineer is Diego Huaman.This podcast is a ministry of The Crossing, a church in Columbia, Missouri, a college town where the flagship campus of the University of Missouri is located.