Happiness is a functional washing machine…and dishwasher and other conveniences of a busy house. God provides all the things that I sometimes take for granted until they stop working.
On Tuesday, April 16, 2019, my old washing machine finally gave up on draining the water, and I knew the end was here.
Praise the Lord that, thanks to Dave Ramsey, we do have an emergency fund for such a time as this. On Thursday, April 18, 2019, God provided a nice new washing machine for me.
Happiness is fleeting and sometimes depends on circumstances.
However, joy does not depend on our environment.
Joy is found in Jesus Christ and Him alone.
“These things have I spoken unto you, that my joy might remain in you, and that your joy might be full” (John 15:11).
“And ye now therefore have sorrow: but I will see you again, and your heart shall rejoice, and your joy no man taketh from you” (John 16:22).
“And not only so, but we also joy in God through our Lord Jesus Christ, by whom we have now received the atonement” (Romans 5:11).
God is the source of our real joy.
“…for the joy of the Lord is your strength” (Nehemiah 8:10c).
Praise the Lord!
Joyfully in Jesus,