Top 7 Bible Verses About Pleasure

Here are seven Bible verses about pleasure. First Chronicles 29:17 “I know, my God, that you test the heart and have pleasure in uprightness. In the uprightness of my heart I have freely offered all these things, and now I have seen your people, who are present here, offering freely and joyously to you.” This verse was during the reign of King David as he was praying for Solomon, who would soon reign over Israel. God had made David aware that he was going to die and so David reminds all of Isr … [Read more...]

Top 7 Bible Verses To Wish Someone A Good Day

Here are seven Bible verses about someone having a good day. Third John 3:1 “Beloved, I pray that all may go well with you and that you may be in good health, as it goes well with your soul.” This is such a tender departing word for the church from the beloved Apostle John. He writes them, praying that all goes well with them with their soul. It isn’t a blessing for prosperity unless you mean a blessing for their spiritual health, which is the more likely having read 1st and 2nd John and 3rd Jo … [Read more...]

A Sunday School Lesson On Joy

Here is a Sunday school lesson or Bible study on joy from the Bible.The Fullness of Joy John 15:11 “These things I have spoken to you, that my joy may be in you, and that your joy may be full.” This was a hard time for the disciples. Think about it; they had been with Jesus for over three years and now He was leaving?! Jesus had already been telling them for weeks that He was about to be placed into the hands of evil men and be brought before trial and then crucified on a cross. They had he … [Read more...]

Top 6 Bible Verses About Positive Thinking

Here are my top six Bible verses about thinking in a positive way.Philippians 4:8 “Finally, brothers, whatever is true, whatever is honorable, whatever is just, whatever is pure, whatever is lovely, whatever is commendable, if there is any excellence, if there is anything worthy of praise, think about these things.” Have you ever heard the phrase “You’re not what you think you are…what you think, you are”? That seems to be true. Whatever we think about, dwell upon, and contemplate tends to b … [Read more...]

What Is The Difference Between Joy And Happiness In The Bible?

Are joy and happiness the same thing? How are they different? How does the Bible delineate the differences between joy and happiness?Happiness is… I think most people would agree that happiness is a goal. Doesn’t everyone want to be happy? The truth is the Bible never promises happiness, however it does promise joy. There is a difference. You can have joy and be happy but you can’t really be happy without joy; at least lasting happiness. It’s easy to be happy when you have freedom from suffe … [Read more...]

What Is The Biblical Definition of Joy? How Does The Bible Define Joy?

How does the Bible define joy? What does the Bible say about joy? Do you have joy?  Joy Defined Joy isn’t like happiness which is based upon happenings or whether things are going well or not. No, joy remains even amidst the suffering. Joy is not happiness. Joy is an emotion that’s acquired by the anticipation, acquisition or even the expectation of something great or wonderful. It could be described as exhilaration, delight, sheer gladness, and can result from a great success or a ver … [Read more...]