Text of Joy Is a Choice The Shift from Infancy to Adulthood… A Journey of Joy
Joy Is a Choice
The Shift from Infancy to Adulthood A Journey of Joy
Then we will no longer be infants, tossed back and forth by the waves, and blown here and there by every wind of teaching and by the cunning and craftiness of men in their deceitful scheming. Instead, speaking the truth in love, we will in all things grow up into him who is the Head, that is, Christ. Ephesians 4:14-15
What step can you take toward spiritual maturity?
Seismic Shift Suggestion Make a decision to feed on Gods Word on a regular basis. Even five minutes five days a week can be life-changing. If you dont know where to begin, use the reading guide provided in the back of your Seismic Shifts book.
The Shift from Doing to Being A Heart Filled with Joy
Psalm 139:13-14 For You created my inmost being; You knit me together in my mothers womb. I praise You because I am fearfully and wonderfully made; Your works are wonderful, I know that full well.
Do you get it? Do you live with a deep and profound awareness that you are precious in Gods sight, loved by him and the apple of his eye?
Seismic Shift Suggestion Personalize 1 John 3:1 and commit it to memory. Begin your day meditating on this biblical truth: See what great love the Father has lavished on me, that I should be called a child of God! And that is what I am!
The Shift from Somberness to Celebration A Life Overflowing with Joy
Philippians 4:4 Rejoice in the Lord always. I will say it again: Rejoice!
What will it take to move you toward a lifestyle of joy? What can we do to make sure our church is a place of overflowing joy?
Seismic Shift Suggestion Adopt a joy mentor. Find someone in your life who truly overflows with Gods joy. Then, study them, learn from them, ask them why they are so joyful. And, follow their example.