One Decision Away From Joy
Published on 05/03/2019
In the Sermon on the Mount Jesus promises joy nine times! But this joy is not cheap. Observe the sequence. First, we recognize we are in need…we are poor in spirit. Next, we repent of our self-sufficiency…we mourn. We quit calling the shots and surrender control to God…we are meek. Grateful for his presence, we yearn for more of him…we hunger and thirst. As we grow closer to him, we become more like him. We forgive others…we are merciful. We change our outlook…we are pure in heart. We love others…we are peacemakers. We endure injustice…we are persecuted. (Matthew 5:3-12). The … Listen NowFor more inspirational messages please visit Max Lucado.