It’s the word of the day! The world didn’t give it to me. About The Author. Paul declares be filled with the spirit, making melody in your heart, giving thanks, and submitting yourselves. Why? repossess your automobile Can I give you some direct evidence, not something somebody told me, but something I saw with my own eyes. Laughter is not a indication that you have joy. He’s living under the threat of death but he is in Christ. the man can come and repossess your house for Jesus paid the price That is circumstantial evidence. that we've got something on the inside So, since it’s a command I figured I better get a good handle on it! Joy a directive a strong basis for the faith of a Christian. For centuries, Christian congregations have sung William Kethe’s paraphrase of this psalm, wedded to the beloved tune “Old Hundredth.” First published in 1561, the words summarize the message of the psalm and help the worshippers give thanks to the Lord. Wherefore by their fruits ye shall know them. 11 “These things I have spoken to you so that My joy may be in you, and that your joy may be made full. You can’t assume that you know the Lord based upon circumstantial evidence. . It is single. The Secret of Joy (4 of 6) Series: Be All You Can Be Stan Coffey John 15:1-5, 11 Today do you know that full joy that Jesus died and rose again to give everyone of us? Joy will get you through the mess that makes life miserable. Therefore it is possible to have enduring joy. [have joy / sing / smile / not complain] 1. We place our happiness in the hands of others. Easter Sunday, April 21, 2019. After all, they are human and imperfect just like you and me. Some of us might seek after joy by coming to church and singing, clapping, and trying to "feel it", and we feel good for awhile, but when we leave here that feeling goes away because it is not joy. This sermon was on Joy and was preached on April 18, 2010. can snatch our pocket books Joy is not the emotion; joy is the state of being that comes from the Holy Ghost. Jesus said, “I have told you this so that my joy may be in you and that your joy may be complete” (John 15:11). Our heavenly Father is not indifferent to our happiness. But the fruit of the Spirit is love, joy, peace, patience, kindness, goodness, faithfulness, gentleness, self-control; against such things there is no law. has a good teaching on the subject of wisdom. You can have talents that are power, impressive, and awesome, and not even have a relationship with the God who gave you the talents. I’m not just wasting my breath here, but I say this so that your joy maybe full. Laughter is not joy in the Bible, nor is joy laughter. the world can't take it away b. The world didn’t give it to me. I have the choice to look beyond the event of the moment to the bigger picture and chose to lean on the constant arm of joy. They were likely to have been young boys, maybe 10 or 12 years old. Even though things may not be going the way we want them to be on the outside, God has designed a “playroom” in our soul. M“Rejoice and be glad, for your reward is great in heaven” (, “Rejoice and be glad, for your reward is great in heaven” (. The difference is a spiritual gift has been surrender to God for his glory and his edification and for his purpose. Joy is what gives you the ability to rise above, over, and out of painful situations. They both come from God. It allows you to pull down your walls, let down your defenses and say and do things that you would not say and do otherwise. Skip to content. Joy is possible in the most depressing conditions, because joy depends on the LORD and not on the conditions--look at poor Paul--he was physically exhausted to the point that his innards were churning with fear (depression)--yet he had joy because joy does not depend on how we feel, but on God. 1. # Sermons : Unit Price: 1 to 19: $3.75: 20 to 51: $3.00: 52 or more: $2.50: Quantity: View Shopping Cart. somebody said well Stevenson nearing life's end said, ''To miss the joy is to miss everything.'' Because I shout in church don’t mean I have joy. You can laugh all the time, but still not have joy. describes the wickedness of these enemies and verse 8 concludes "But Thou, O LORD, dost laugh at them; Thou dost scoff at all the nations". Not the functions of the flesh, but the fruit of the spirit. So we all too often we used the wrong kind of evidence as an indication that someone is filled with the spirit. Paul is spilling out joy and urging the church to rejoice! II Corinthians 4:7-18. Joy stays with you no matter who is in your life or no matter what is going on in your life. You can’t have the Holy Spirit, without knowing the Father. This joy that I have the world didn’t give it to me. the robber Joy is not the feeling, joy is a state of being,. As the branch cannot bear fruit of itself unless it abides in the vine, so neither. Joy is what have — rejoicing is what I do if I have joy. The world is filled with a whole lot of talented people who don’t know God and use their God given talents to do the devil’s work. let the children of Zion rejoice in their King! and paid the debt the world can't take it away My joy may be in you, and that your joy may be made full. “This Joy I Have, ... A Sermon at the First Congregational Church of Buxton, United Church of Christ Sunday, December 11, 2011 – Third Sunday in Advent By Rev. I can’t try to make myself happy, but I can’t give myself joy. We hold on to it in some respects, and desperately at times, to help us through those bad times in life. I have on my heart today the fact that some of you have grown up with Christianity. Our sermons are free to download, copy and paste, edit and use as you see fit...but only our free subscribers get the newest messages, featured sermons, and some free gifts we shower on them from time to time! oh let me tell you something Obviously I have experienced joy in the church and in fellowship with you. This is an example of God laughing in derision at the puny, futile efforts of His enemies. Joy is not the appetizer before the meal. Psalm 51:12-13 Advent Joy Trust Spiritual Growth Three Point (SKU: 3402) Price: You currently have a total of 0 Sermons in your shopping basket. Home ← Letting God Out of the Box. And the world can’t take it away. You Can Have Joy! The same joy in Jesus He, by His grace has placed on the inside of the ones He loves. We also confuse talentedness with being filled with the holy spirit. There are times we won’t be able to see the bigger picture, after all, some things will happen to us and around us that just don’t make sense. But that’s not how joy works and that not what joy is about. Eat the fat and drink sweet wine and send portions to anyone who has nothing ready, for this day is holy to our Lord. Claude Thomas John 15:1-11 Introduction: A conference speaker concluded each session with the exciting encouragement: ''Whatever you do, don't miss the joy!'' This fullness of joy eludes even the most committed Christians. So for a long time, I felt like I was inferior to other Christians because I could not speak in tongues. We also confuse giftedness with being filled with the holy spirit. The text was Romans 5:1-11 . It is a dangerous things to base your joy on other people or expect them to be responsible for the level of joy in our hearts. It is inaccurate to say I got the faithfulness down, but the patience is coming. The psalm is a fitting climax to the collection of “royal psalms” (93, 95–100) and sums up their emphasis on God’s sovereign rule, His goodness to His people, the responsibility of all nations to acknowledge Him, and the importance of God’s people exalting and worshipping Him. And do not get drunk with wine, for that is debauchery, but be filled with the Spirit, addressing one another in psalms and hymns and spiritual songs, singing and making melody to the Lord with your heart, giving thanks always and for everything to God the Father in the name of our Lord Jesus Christ. It’s a wonderful day and I’m really honored to be preaching on the first Sunday of the New Year it’s a great joy. There is a light that shines in the midst of darkness. The evidence that you are a child of God and that you are filled with the spirit is the fruit that the holy spirit produces in your life. Direct evidence is produced by means of eyewitness testimony. 6 Be anxious for nothing, but in everything by prayer and supplication with thanksgiving let your requests be made known to God. That’s not joy. So the fruit of the spirit is all of those things together coming together as one. People everywhere want it. Some people will have believe that joy is a good feeling. God never intended that we laugh for prolonged periods of time. I can have joy in my crying season and I have joy in my laughing season. Let's just pause for a moment and each one of us examine our own hearts and ask ourselves. this joy I have the world didnt give to me ooh ooh But it seems many miss it. You still haven’t found what you’re looking for. Happiness is an emotion and emotions are fleeting and can turn on a dime based on your circumstances and daily events. To write the same things to you is no trouble to me and is safe for you. But laughing and feeling good are not an indication that you have joy. Karen Christensen Scripture: Psalm 126 Shall we pray together? The message was extended. But still, we have the ability to place the event in its proper place and not let an off the cuff reaction at a time of anger and vulnerability be the thing that people remember us for or mark as our personality. It is an impression that the Christian life is one of hardship and suffering: Christ, you perceive, has no such conception of it, and no such conception is true. But the quality of their talents are not indicative of the filling of the Holy Spirit. In legal realm there are different types of evidence. Rejoice and be glad, for your reward is great in heaven, for so they persecuted the prophets who were before you. Not only does it come from the Lord but He commands it of us. It is what shows up in your spirit that is an indication that you know God — that you are filled with Holy Spirit. Today, there is a premium placed upon joy. But when you are control by the spirit, it does not go away. I have had my Sarah moments, when life was so ridiculous that all I could do was laugh. Our text says be yea not drunk with wine, but be ye filled with the spirit. I have experienced joy on the asphalt of Charlotte Motor Speedway going more than 150 miles an hour in a race car. The source of joy is the Lord. NOTICE! Sometimes the traditional “Doxology” (“Praise God, from whom all blessings flow”) by Thomas Ken is sung as the last verse. Is the same God that was in the airport and plane with me.. giving thanks always for all things to God the Father in the name of our Lord Jesus Christ. But the difference is a gift is used to glorify God not the individual. If we ever needed joy, it’s now! A strength that rages in the midst of weakness. In order to be filled with the Holy Ghost, you have to be born again. Stop looking for joy in temporary circumstances and find it in the timeless Savior (v. 16). "Untitled" from May 28, 2006 PM Part 1 by Gloria Copeland. 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