When something is the greatest – there’s no room for another in it’s place or you devalue “the greatest”. Joy is something that is ALL consuming. Our level of joy will affect every area of our life and if we don’t have the greatest joy in us,motivating us, empowering us – we devalue the greatest joy.
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Life is certainly not rainbows, unicorns, &i lollipops. It’s more often storms, stampedes, and stale food. But if God made us to have a need for joy – what do we do? Can we really have joy in everything?
Why does joy matter? Can’t I just float through life, enjoy the good times and endure the bad times? Why do we need to talk about joy and happy and all that? We were made to have joy – IN GOD is where it’s found. Joy is a choice –our will has to say yes to God in our life and no to our way.
We all struggle with joy. In fact, we might have given up on the fact that God wants us to have joy. Our main purpose in life is joy, but in what? Our joy’s foundation will determine if it’s unending or like the waves of the sea – up and down.
Some personalities can complicate EVERYTHING.Making pancakes can become a chore rather than simple breakfast with them. We can do that with our walk with Christ – we make it so complex and try to “do Christianity” rather than just be.