2 Major Components to Christian Joy



All of the fruits of the Spirit are vitally important to practice in order to strengthen your relationship with the Holy Spirit. Joy is one of them, so it is incredibly important to make sure you are expressing

Need some Joy? Maybe this will help.



Here are two things to have in mind on a daily basis to make measurable improvement to your joyfulness.

Prayer

John 16:24: Until now you have asked nothing in my name. Ask, and you will receive, that your joy may be full.

I can't state this point better than John did. Simply ask for joy, and you will have it. Ask for the Holy Spirit to guide your life, and you will produce the fruits of the Spirit.

Foresight

Joy isn't an emotion, at least not in the traditional sense. Joy might bring about positive emotions, but it is so much more than that.

Understand that no matter what your negative circumstances are in life, no matter how terrible everyone else's mood is, your salvation in Jesus Christ will lead to an end result better than anything this world can offer... and that's something to be joyful about!