Happiness comes from pleasant circumstances, but what about joy? The Bible states that Christians are to be joyful even when troubles come. In this message, Alistair Begg describes the deep-seated joy that is produced in believers by the Holy Spirit: joy that springs from our salvation and is based not on circumstances, but on God’s grace. As the fruit of the Spirit is grown in our hearts, we can increasingly respond to difficulty with a joy that the world cannot explain.
22But the fruit of the Spirit is love, joy, peace, patience, kindness, goodness, faithfulness,
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Scripture taken from The Holy Bible, English Standard Version. Copyright ©2001 by Crossway Bibles, a publishing ministry of Good News Publishers. Used by permission. All rights reserved. Text provided by the Crossway Bibles Web Service.