Sunday, October 18, 2009

49 Characters: Joyfulness Vs Self-pity

29. Joyfulness Vs Self-pity

• Joy is proof to the world that God can fully satisfy the human heart.
• For the joy of the Lord is your strength. Nehemiah 8:10
• Joy is not the absence of trouble, but the presence of God. William Vander Hoven

Personal Evaluation : How joyful are you?
• Do people see a bright countenance when they look at you?
• Do you cry out to God whenever you are faced with a difficult situation?
• Do you cry out to God and experience His working in response to your crying out?
• Do you joyfully share these experiences with everyone you can?
• Do you use the names of God in your prayers? When crying out?
• Do you enjoy times of rich, wholehearted fellowship with the Lord?
• Do you memorize rehemas from scripture?
• Do you thank god for every trial you experience?
• Are you discipling others in their spiritual growth?
• Do you put your whole heart and mind into the jobs you are given?

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