Joy – finding joy as a Christian – Firm Foundations #36

The Bible says that joy is a state, not an emotion. Joy is something we can have any time, anywhere – it’s not about feeling happy or sad. It’s far deeper than any human emotion. What is it and how do we get it?

Find out more about the Firm Foundations course by watching the Introduction. The previous session (part 35, on Peace) is here.

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How to find joy – Ecclesiastes 11:7-12:7 Sermon

A sermon on Ecclesiastes 11:7-12:8, part of a sermon series on Ecclesiastes preached at our church. As you can probably tell, this sermon was actually recorded at home due to the present lockdown restrictions in the UK!

People sometimes think Christians are “anti-joy”. That couldn’t be further from the truth: God wants us to find joy. In fact, it’s wrong not to find joy as Christians. But the joy that God wants us to have is more than the joy the world can give. How do we find joy beyond the things of this lifetime?

Read the passage online via Bible Gateway.

You can see the previous sermon on Ecclesiastes 11:1-6 here. All content from Understand the Bible about Ecclesiastes can be found under the Ecclesiastes tag. All sermons can be found in the sermons category.

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