1. Definition of Joy
- Happiness, gladness
2. Causes for Joy
- What God done
- What God does
- What God will do
- Who God is (Trinity, Attributes)
3. Challenge of Joy
- The challenge of focussing on God
- The allure of the world's counterfeit alternatives
- The bait of the Devil's tantalising temptations
- The pull of our lust-filled hearts
- The weakness of our sin-infected lives
- What about when everything is going against me?
- Does this mean I'm not to enjoy things?
- Does the Christian need to be happy all the time?
Graeme Hart serves as the minister/pastor of the McKinnon Reformed Presbyterian Church in Victoria, Australia. The congregation is currently undergoing the slow and difficult, but rewarding process of revitalisation. This is providing a renewed focus on the gospel of Jesus Christ,...