What makes you enjoy life?
Is it your job? Your money?
Your friends? Your family?
But all of this things are
temporary enjoyment it can be
destroyed and forgotten.
But as Christian we need the
JOY in the HOLY SPIRIT!!!
1 Thessalonians 1:4-6 (NIV)
4 For we know, brothers and sisters[a]
loved by God, that he has chosen
you, 5 because our gospel came to you
not simply with words but also with
power, with the Holy Spirit and deep
conviction. You know how we lived
among you for your sake. 6 You
became imitators of us and of the
Lord, for you welcomed the message
in the midst of severe suffering with
the joy given by the Holy Spirit.
1.) The Joy in the Holy Spirit reminds us to
Value the Blessings of God in our Lives.
1 Thessalonians 1:6 (MSG)
5-6 You paid careful attention to the way we
lived among you, and determined to live that
way yourselves. In imitating us, you imitated
the Master. Although great trouble
accompanied the Word, you were able to
take great joy from the Holy Spirit!—taking
the trouble with the joy, the joy with the
Romans 14:17 (NIV)
17 For the kingdom of God is not a
matter of eating and drinking, but of
righteousness, peace and joy in the
Life today and the eternal life
If we don’t have the joy in the
Holy Spirit we can never
appreciate and perhaps forget
the blessings of God and that
HE is the source of it all.
2.)The Joy in the Holy Spirit makes us
imitators of Christ.
1 Thessalonians 1:6 (NIV)
6 You became imitators of us and of the
Lord, for you welcomed the message in the
midst of severe suffering with the joy given
by the Holy Spirit.
1 Thessalonians 1:6 (NLT)
6 So you received the message with
joy from the Holy Spirit in spite of the
severe suffering it brought you. In this
way, you imitated both us and the
If you have the Joy in the Holy Spirit
you will change
You will Love and enjoy the Holy
Spirit and it will increase your
passion in prayer, worship and in
the word of God
3.)The Joy in the Holy Spirit produces
Obedience to God.
Luke 10:21 (NIV)
that time Jesus, full of joy through the Holy
Spirit, said, “I praise you, Father, Lord of heaven
and earth, because you have hidden these things
from the wise and learned, and revealed them to
little children. Yes, Father, for this is what you were
pleased to do.
Romans 14:17 (NIV)
17 For the kingdom of God is not a matter of
eating and drinking, but of
When you are filled with Joy in the Holy
Spirit it is easy to Obey.
A.to the commands of God
B.to the will of God in our life.
C.to the voice of God.
Zecariah, Elizabeth, Mary mother of Jesus, like
John the baptist, our Lord Jesus CHRIST, the early
disciples, Stephen and Paul.
This men and women of God are filled with the Holy
Spirit and joyfully obeyed God.
If we have the joy in the Holy Spirit,
Obedience is a pleasure to us.
Try to imagine if you are in the Visayas region
experiencing the super typhoon Yolanda?
There is no joy and peace and even life….
But praise God that through the help of the Holy
Spirit even in the midst of suffering, we have joy that
is not made of human emotion or by human mind…
BUT A JOY IN THE HOLY SPIRIT…
1 Thessalonians 1:6
So you received the message with joy from the
Holy Spirit in spite of the severe suffering it
brought you. In this way, you imitated both us