Joyful Thoughts from Jesus

Joyful Thoughts from Jesus

Joyful Thoughts from Jesus.

1. “If you keep my commands, you will live in my love, just as I have kept my Father’s commands, for I continually live nourished and empowered by his love. My purpose for telling you these things is so that the joy that I experience will fill your hearts with overflowing gladness!”  (John 15:11, TPT).

Source of Joy for Christian: Union with the Father.

2. “Father, now I am returning to you, so I pray they will experience and enter into my joyous delight in you so that it is fulfilled in them and overflows.” (John 17:13, TPT).

Source of Joy for Christian: Union with the Son.

3. “Then Jesus,  overflowing with the Holy Spirit’s anointing of joy, exclaimed, ‘Father, thank you, for you are Lord Supreme over heaven and earth!” (Luke 10:21, TPT).

Source of Joy for Christian: Union with the Holy Spirit.

4. “Your real source of joy isn’t merely that these spirits submit to your authority, but that your names are written in the journals of heaven and that you belong to God’s kingdom.” (Luke 10:20, TPT).

Source of Joy for Christian: Salvation.

5. “But know this, your sadness will turn into joy. Just like a woman giving birth experiences intense labor pains in delivering her baby, yet after the child is born she quickly forgets what she went through because of the overwhelming joy of knowing that a new baby has been born into the world. So will you also pass through a time of intense sorrow, but you will see me again! And then your hearts will burst with joy, with no one being able to take it from you!” (John 16:20-22, TPT).

Source of Joy for Christian: The presence of God.

6. “Until now you’ve not been bold enough to ask the Father for a single thing in my name, but now you can ask, and keep on asking him! And you can be sure that you’ll receive what you ask for, and your joy will have no limits!” (John 16:24, TPT).

Source of Joy for Christian: Answered Prayer.

7. “How favored you become when you are hated, excommunicated, or slandered, or when your name is spoken of as evil because of your love for me, the Son of Man. I promise you that as you experience these things, you will celebrate and dance with overflowing joy. And the heavenly reward of your faith will be abundant, because you are being treated the same way as your forefathers the prophets.” (Luke 6:22-23, TPT).

Source of Joy for Christian: Persecution.

(TPT = The Passion Translation).

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