When you ask people what they want in life, most will say: “I just want to be happy.” We want our kids to be happier than we are. People naturally aim for happy. The problem with aiming for happiness is that happiness is situational and it is temporary, based on our current situation. The Bible teaches us that what we need is joy. Joy comes from the inside. Joy is a state of mind or of the soul and it transcends the situational.
Joy is internal and it is eternal. This past Sunday I taught a teaching called, “Drawn by Joy.” This is ten minutes of that teaching, Part 1. The rest will follow.