Joy from Peace

The pursuit of joy can appear to be like trying to grasp a handful of jello. Holding onto it can be like trying to keep shampoo from running through your fingers. The joy we achieve solely on our own is slippery and often temporary. As we have discussed over the last few days, true joyContinue reading “Joy from Peace”

Joy in Love

Joy is a permanent condition. We can have joy even in the midst of great sorrow. The source of our joy is Jesus. He has given us His teachings, some of the miracles He performed, and sacrificed for us for that purpose. Jesus states in today‚Äôs passage that He told His disciples (and us) allContinue reading “Joy in Love”

Eternal Joy

Are you happy today? Is happiness a key contributor to your attitude? Do you experience joy in your life? Do you think of joy and happiness as being the same? What is the source of your joy? Have you spent time thinking about it? Most people in this world desire to experience happiness in theirContinue reading “Eternal Joy”

Inexpressible Joy

Are you looking for joy? Do you long to have joy in your life? Have you found joy? Or is it a fleeting feeling that comes and goes? Have you discovered that your joy is connected to your faith in Jesus? We all seek joy in our life. Though, for many people, they define joyContinue reading “Inexpressible Joy”