Sorrow does not become the man who has so rich a promise. Be glad.
The joy of the Lord shall be your strength.
You shall at last win the victory.
Sinner! he that believes in Christ may claim this text for himself. Believe, and this text is yours as well as mine.
(1 Samuel 17:47); as an old man he knew that the victory also was the Lord’s (1 Chronicles 29:11). By faith the Christian shares in the victory over the world now (1 John 5:4)
and over death in the time to come (1 Corinthians 15:57).