Monday, March 28, 2011

Joy

I have to walk to the bus stop in 20mins time. For class.
Before that I feel like sharing something. Something simple.


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Before this, I was a paranoid. I got stressed out easily. I worried a lot. I was overly concerned. 'What if...' and 'I am afraid it might...' were thoughts that I always had. But for this new year, I begged for different. I asked God, to give me love, peace and joy. To be more joyful, is one of my resolutions for this year 2011.

"Be joyful always; pray continually; give thanks in all circumstances, for this is God's will for you in Christ Jesus" (1 Thessalonians 5:16-18). 


This is God's command. And I want to be an obedient child. God has been doing great works in my life this year. I have His joy and peace in my heart all the time. But there are times when the enemy is trying to snatch them away from me. All I have to do is to continuously pray and ask for them, from God, not from people or things around us. God wants us to continuously ask from Him. Happiness that is given from others does not last. But joy from Him does. 

Lord Jesus, keep me abiding in you so that your joy may be in me and that my joy may be full. (John 15:11)

Let this be our prayer.