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Happiness and Joy

Joy does not equal happiness. Joy describes the inner peace coming from true contentment with the Lord, present in a person whether happy or sad.

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Bible Teachings on Happiness and Joy

To balance out the "work hard and succeed" promises of the Book of Proverbs, the Book of Ecclesiastes assures us that human beings cannot find their...

I have found this principle to be true: It is not happy people who are thankful—it is thankful people who are happy.

The comic Will Rogers described advertising as "making people want what they don't need and paying for it with money they don't have." He understood...

Christian author C. S. Lewis titled his autobiography Surprised by Joy. He believed that joy was a key part of the Christian life, one too often...

Questions about Happiness and Joy

If you are fellowshipping with God and serving Him, peace and happiness will be there despite the circumstances. You can be happy in the midst of...

The deep, deep happiness that transcends all else comes from knowing God and, in turn, from being known by Him.

I wondered, if we call God good when things go right, does it mean He’s not good when things go wrong?

Some think when they have a religious experience and suddenly want to live well and do good in the world, that is Christianity. They may get some...

Happiness is less about our circumstances, position, and possessions, and much more about having the right viewpoint.

Devotions about Happiness and Joy

The joy King David felt as he ushered in the presence of the Lord was almost more than he could contain. The Bible says he danced as they all shouted...

For 3,000 years God’s people have prayed and sung Psalms everyday corporately or privately, going through all 150 Psalms regularly (usually in two...

Suffering has purpose. Understanding this changes how we feel about undergoing it.

I wondered, if we call God good when things go right, does it mean He’s not good when things go wrong?

We spend a lot of time and energy pursuing happiness. We act as if it is owed us.

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Videos about Happiness and Joy

At 80 years old, Charlie Daniels is still celebrating milestones—like being inducted into the Country Music Hall of Fame. He looks back on his life,...

A&E’s Duck Dynasty founders Phil and Kay Robertson share Christmas memories on the backdrop of faith, family, thankfulness and joy.

Best selling author and pastor Bobby Schuller provides insight into happiness according to Jesus.

“Hour of Power” host Pastor Bobby Schuller shares how you can experience real happiness in his latest book, Happiness According to Jesus.

In her new book 10 Steps to Your F.I.T., expert Kim Dolan Leto combines faith with fitness to help you transform your health.

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Articles on Happiness and Joy

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Delightful!

What do you find delightful? It's refreshing to delight in the Lord.

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Be Glad—You Who Celebrate & Worship

Have you ever heard the phrase, “Well, it was nothing groundbreaking!”? Why do we do that? Why do we minimize rather than celebrate good news or...

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What Is Stealing Your Joy?

Remember when your joy overflowed for the Lord? If it's been stolen, go take it back.

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Be Glad—You Who Are Redeemed

We get the blessing Jesus Christ earned, and He willingly took on the curse we deserved.

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Be Glad—You Who are Grateful

Have you ever had a time when it was hard to come up with a gratitude list because everything that could go wrong did go wrong that day?

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