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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...

Christianity has a reputation for being the "don't" religion — a killjoy faith designed to keep people from enjoying their lives. Nothing could be...

Enjoy what you have rather than desiring what you don't have. Just dreaming about nice things is meaningless; it is like chasing the wind. ...

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

When God actively works in a situation, good can come out of it — even in the darkest of situations.

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.

The manifestation of the fruit of the Spirit in our lives is the tangible evidence that we are being changed into the nature of Jesus Christ.

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...

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Devotions about Happiness and Joy

Sometimes we allow irrational fears to pressure us into making hasty decisions.

Do you know you’re forgiven but still can’t shake the “wretch like me” attitude?

The writer of Ecclesiastes advises us to enjoy all our years – not just those early ones when people were making a fuss over us.

God put contentment in our grasp. It's not dependent on circumstances.

How well are you protecting your mind from being slowly devoured?

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Videos about Happiness and Joy

Tim Tebow children's book, "Bronco and Friends: A Party to Remember," will brighten your day and encourage children to recognize their innate value...

John did not realize he was miraculously healed for two entire weeks, and now he cannot wait to share how it happened!

Dustin discovers God wants a relationship with him amid his addiction, and it is the relationship and love that lead him to something so much better...

A mother in Tanzania wanted the best for her son, Amuri. But Amuri suffered from bowed legs. He couldn’t run and often fell, so his mother had to...

Cleft lip and palate didn’t stop YunYuan’s parents from loving him—even when “friends” advised them to leave him at the orphanage and other kids...

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Articles on Happiness and Joy

Did Jesus really tell us it is a blessed or a joyous thing to mourn? How can we be happy while we are grieving?

When the Son Shines No Sunglasses Necessary! -Kathy Carlton Willis

Life Shines: a Devotional Study on Light

When the Light of Jesus shines in us, we shine a light into the darkness.

Glowing Grace Brightens a Dark Place ~ Kathy Carlton Willis

Light Lightens Life: A Devotional Study on Light

Only one Light has enough lumins to transform dark to light.

The empty cross is a Christian

Resurrection is Christ’s Peace Offering

Jesus paid the price on the cross and resurrected so that we might have peace.

There isn

It's Always Time for Peace

Plan for God’s peace and with it also find strength and joy.

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