After this there was a feast of the Jews; and Jesus went up to Jerusalem.  Now there is at Jerusalem by the sheep market a pool, which is called in the Hebrew tongue Bethesda, having five porches.
And David said, Is there yet any that is left of the house of Saul, that I may shew him kindness for Jonathan's sake? [
Unless the LORD builds the house, the builders labor in vain. Unless the LORD watches over the city, the guards stand watch in vain.
Happy Birthday, Pastor Davis!
May the very favor of You be evident in our lives! May our walk be in accordance with Your word! May our light shine ever so brightly as You draw men unto us that we may testify of Your goodness!
Now we ask you, brothers and sisters, to acknowledge those who work hard among you, who care for you in the Lord and who admonish you.  Hold them in the highest regard in love because of their work. Live in peace with each other.
While they were there, the time came for the baby to be born,
Turbulent conditions result in discouragement. God wants us to remember the good things and praise Him with all that we have.
Praise the LORD! Praise God in his sanctuary; praise him in his mighty heavens!  Praise him for his mighty deeds; praise him according to his excellent greatness!  Praise him with trumpet sound; praise him with lute and harp!…
Believers should celebrate and worship with music and instruments for what God has done for them.