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Fruit of the Spirit

1. Love
2. Joy
3. Peace
4. Longsuffering
5. Gentleness
6. Goodness
7. Faith
8. Meekness
9. Temperance
Synonym of joy

Happy
Rejoice
Delight
Glad
Bliss
In what condition you feel joy / happy


When receiving present?
Meet friends?
Own lots of money?
Get a good marks in exams?
Have food to eat?

To always be happy
(Thessalonians 5:16)

In Reality
Happy : smooth, blessed and healthy
Unhappy: setbacks, difficulties or sickness
How can we rejoice and be glad
always?
Practice 1

Sometimes when we encounter difficulties, pain,
disease, trials, we will be sad, troubled or timid
Solution one (believe & trust)
Jesus said: Everything is possible for one who
believes. (Mark 9:23)
Solution two (ask for in prayer)
Therefore I tell you, whatever you ask for in
prayer, believe that you have received it, and it
will be yours. (Mark 11:24)
Example

The apostle Paul himself, though in jail,
exhorted us, "Rejoice in the Lord. I have
written this to you, and it is not difficult for
me. He then said, "You will always rejoice
in the Lord."
How to trust? He goes on to teach us,
Dont worry about anything; instead pray
about everything. They you will exprienc
Gods peace, which exceeds anyting we
can understand" (Philippians 4: 6,7).
Conclusion

Proverbs 17:22a
A joyful heart is good medicine.
With joy, everything can be solved.