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Joyfulness

Category: Heart to Heart Date Posted: Wednesday, September 15, 2010 By: Vicki Lewis

Joyfulness PCHE Talk

Definition: “Joyfulness is the bright spirit and radiant countenance that come by being in full fellowship with God.”

*Joyfulness comes how? By being in full fellowship with God.
*Psalm 16:11: “In Your presence is fullness of joy.”
*Jesus said that we could “…rejoice, because your names are written in the book of life.” Luke 10:20.
*Our joy can be diminished if sin in our lives clouds our relationship with the Lord.
*In that case, we would need to pray as David did, “Restore to me the joy of Your salvation.” Psalm 15:12 (Restore = rebuild, renew, repair)
*Paul also reminded us that joy was the result of our relationship with God, when he told the Galatians that “The fruit of the Spirit is … joy” among eight other evidences of the H...

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