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The Fruit of the Spirit: Joy

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The fruit of the spirit is joy. Paul’s letter tto the Philippians teaches us that real joy is not dependent on our circumstances, but on being in a right relationship with our Lord Jesus and with our …

The fruit of the spirit is joy. Paul’s letter tto the Philippians teaches us that real joy is not dependent on our circumstances, but on being in a right relationship with our Lord Jesus and with our brothers and sisters in Christ.

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  • 1. JOY The Fruit Spirit of the Galatians 5.22-24
  • 2. “Everyone was in a hurry, but not for joy.” — Stephan Donaldson
  • 3. “Joy is the serious business of heaven.” — C. S. Lewis
  • 4. “About midnight Paul and Silas were praying and singing hymns to God” — Acts 16.25
  • 5. “...and gave them orders to beat them with rods. And when they had inflicted many blows upon them, they threw them into prison, ordering the jailer to keep them safely. Having received this order, he put them into the inner prison and fastened their feet in the stocks.” — Acts 16.25
  • 6. “About midnight Paul and Silas were praying and singing hymns to God” — Acts 16.25
  • 7. How? Why?
  • 8. “Rejoice in the Lord always; again I will say, rejoice.” — Philippians 4.4
  • 9. Joy is not dependent on circumstances.
  • 10. Joy is not dependent on circumstances.
  • 11. Joy is being in the right relationships.
  • 12. Joy is being in a relationship with the Lord.
  • 13. “ Finally, my brothers, rejoice in the Lord.” — Philippians 3.1
  • 14. Joy is being in a relationship with my brothers and sisters in Christ.
  • 15. Joy is being in the right relationships.
  • 16. “That which we have seen and heard we also proclaim to you, so that you too may have fellowship with us; and indeed our fellowship is with the Father and with His Son Jesus Christ. And we are writing these things so that our joy may be complete.” — 1 John 1.3-4 CB NT p. 347
  • 17. Happiness is the Lord #468 — Ira F. Stamphill
  • 18. Happiness is to know the Savior, Living a life within His favor, Having a change of my behavior Happiness is the Lord.”
  • 19. Happiness is a new creation, “Jesus and me” in close relation, Having a part in His salvation Happiness is the Lord.
  • 20. Real joy is mine, No matter if teardrops start, Iʼve found the secret Itʼs Jesus in my heart!
  • 21. Happiness is to be forgiven, Living a life thatʼs worth the livin,ʼ Taking a trip that leads to heaven Happiness is the Lord. Happiness is the Lord, Happiness is the Lord!
  • 22. Happiness is the Lord #468 — Ira F. Stamphill
  • 23. If you donʼt have joy in your life, then there is something wrong with your relationship with Jesus Christ.
  • 24. Photo Credits: Grapevine: iStock_000002160037 Station: iStock_000010898556 Woman and Tree: iStock_000005877954 Prison bars: XOZ http://www.flickr.com/photos/zeldarosenthal/4278477524/ Preacher: Snap Man http://www.flickr.com/photos/kkanouse/4102626606/ Man tear: iStock_000002679923 Man Thinking: iStock_000004019232 Compass and Map: iStock_000008791096 Father and daughter: iStock_000003759763 Man looking upward: iStock_000002938069 Prayer silouette: iStock_000006055584 Two men reading bible: iStock_000006237001 Jesus washing feet: http://www.wcg.org/lit/images/ab/_0512162631_032.jpg Hands and Heart: iStock_000008595455
  • 25. Compiled and Presented by: Fruit of the Spirit Dave Stewart 7 March, 2010 #03 Las Cruces, NM www.churchofchristmiranda.com Joy Galatians 5.22; Philippians Synopsis: The fruit of the spirit is joy. Paul’s letter tto the Philippians teaches us that real joy is not dependent on our circumstances, but on being in a right relationship with our Lord Jesus and with our brothers and sisters in Christ. “Unless otherwise indicated, all Scripture quotations are from The Holy Bible, English Standard Version, copyright © 2001 by Crossway Bibles, a division of Good News Publishers. Used by permission. All rights reserved.” “Let all that you do be done with love.”

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