“God wants us to be happy”

“God wants us to be happy”




Bible tells us in Proverbs 17:22, Happiness is good medicine, but sorrow is a


If we don’t constantly

work on having a good attitude and think on good things (Philippians 4:8),

instead of feeling happy and energetic, happiness is likely to get lost in our

busy lives. Without happiness life can feel pretty empty and meaningless. Poor

health will follow in a life without joy.

As Christians, we have

a big reason to be happy. Our savior, Jesus, has given us a hope, through His

willingness to die on the cross for our sins. He paid the debt we could not

pay. How do you think He feels when we let the things of this world trump His

ultimate gift of joy? I think Paul was telling us in Philippians 4:7, as

Christians if we focus on Jesus, we will have a joy that is beyond the

understanding of the world and that peace (joy) within our hearts will help us

maintain that joyful attitude in our lives. It is healthy both spiritually and


Focus on one thing you

will change in your life this week to be happier.