Joy Comes in the Morning is the reminder of the promise of the coming dawn, and it captures the glorious feel that fresh day full of possibilities brings.
- Psalm 30:5b (NKJV) Weeping may endure for a night, But joy comes in the morning.
- Psalm 30:5b (VOICE) The deepest pains may linger through the night, but joy greets the soul with the smile of morning.
The new day can feel like a slate that has been wiped clean, full of hope and endless possibilities. As we wait on that promised daybreak, we are prepared to embrace the dawn (whenever that spiritual dawning may happen) and open ourselves wide to what Father has in store. Knowing He will pour out His glory and shine it on us and through us, we keep our eyes fixed solely on Him, engaged in worship of the One who is holy, thanking Him for all He is, all He does, all He brings forth – for He is worthy and He is good.
A Prophetic Nugget from Daily Downloads from Heaven by Meghan Williams is connected to this. It’s called “Season of Breakthrough.”
Isaiah 61:2(VOICE) He has sent me to announce the year of jubilee, the season of the Eternal’s favor: for our enemies it will be a day of God’s wrath; For those who mourn it will be a time of comfort.
Beloved, the time for mourning is past. Embrace the season of breakthrough with all the joy of a new day. Those that come against you shall fail, and those who stand beside you will prosper.
Resist the urge to rejoice in the defeat of your enemies. Instead pray that they would choose more wisely – that all may see, know, and embrace truth, and walk in the freedom of righteousness.
Another Prophetic Nugget from Daily Downloads from Heaven by Meghan Williams is connected to this. It’s called “Morning Dance.”
Psalm 126:5(TLB) Those who sow tears shall reap joy.
Beloved, I have promised and I will deliver. I AM good to My word. Rest in a place of joyful expectation, even when the night is long and the sky looks dark, know that I AM with you, My angels surround you, and I AM faithful. I watch over My word to perform it. Stand fast and believe. Let joyful expectation be your mien.
Dance, beloved – as in your mourning you expect your morning, dance, for the dawn is coming. Worship as you wait, knowing I AM faithful. Knowing I AM good. Knowing I AM with you. And knowing I AM worthy. Give praise, and give it freely and without reserve. Bring forth your mourning dance that it might become your morning dance.
A final Prophetic Nugget from Daily Downloads from Heaven by Meghan Williams is connected to this. It’s called “Rejoice in My Splendor.”
Psalm 108:1(VOICE) My heart is committed, O God: I will sing; I will sing praises with great affection and pledge my whole soul to the singing.
Beloved, stand in awe of My splendor as night turns to dawn. Whether literal or in your circumstances, the dramatic shift from dark to light is worth delighting in. Give praise to the One who awakens the day. Give praise to the One, who shifts your dark circumstances to radiant joy.
I AM able. My name is Elohim Yakol, God most able. No night is so dark My light cannot pierce it. So wait expectantly for morning, and praise the One who brings forth the dawn. Rejoice in My splendor, beloved, for I AM worthy.
Psalm 108:1-5(TPT) O God, is quiet and confident, all because of you. Now I can sing my song with passionate praises! Awake, O my soul, with the music of his splendor. Arise, my soul, and sing his praises! I will awaken the dawn with my worship, greeting the daybreak with my songs of light. Wherever I go I will thank you. All the nations will hear my praise songs to you. Your love is so extravagant, it reaches higher than the heavens! Your faithfulness is so astonishing, it stretches to the skies! Lord God, be exalted as you soar throughout the heavens. May your shining glory be seen high above all the earth!
A word called “The Day Will Break” by June Reinke of Prophetic Light is connected to this. This word reminds you that regardless of how dark the night may seem, daylight always comes. So refuse to be discombobulated by the dark where your view is dimmed – no fear, pain, or trouble will last forever, for the morning always comes. We serve a God of breakthrough. He eliminates the darkness and brings His light. He called forth the light in the beginning (Genesis 1:3), and He still calls forth light today. So receive it by faith even before it comes knowing that the One who has promised is faithful.
Misty Edwards’ spontaneous song “Do You Know the Way You Move Me” is connected to this. It reminds of the need to stand fast in faith and trust the Lord. She sings as though Father is speaking to us, “…and I saw you denying your flesh when everything inside of you is screaming. You said No. I want to show love. And you fought the fight. Even when you cannot see, still you believe. And I say Angels, Oh Angels, Oh Angels! Look and see! Look and See! In that dark night of faith they’re still loving me.” Remain steadfast. And remember as you do the beauty of your faith – your trust in Papa – is like a sweet fragrance before His throne.
The name of the silk in this image is From Mourning to Dancing. The colors in it are golden yellow representing pursuit with intention, fire representing flaming throne of God, red wine representing the fellowship of Christ’s sufferings, fuchsia representing deep place of the heart, plum representing richness and abundance of fruit, black representing death to self and the eye of God (the apple of His eye because His gaze is steady upon you), and gold shimmer representing refined in the fire and glory.
Father in the darkness before the dawn, we refuse to give up. We refuse to look away. We refuse to stop worshipping You and waiting on Your move. You’ve promised joy in the morning and we stand on that promise and watch it break forth!
(Read the full story on this art piece and the silk in it here: Silk: From Mourning to Dancing & Art: Joy Comes in the Morning)
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NOTE: this word was updated and expanded in April 2019