Philippians 4:4 ESV
Rejoice in the Lord always; again I will say, rejoice.
Lesson 22: The Choice to Rejoice (Philippians 4:4)
Expository study of Philippians: Abiding joy in the Lord should be the aim of every Christian.
What Is the Secret of Joy in Suffering?
How are Christians supposed to rejoice when there is so much wrong in the world and in our lives? Paul makes it clear that joy is not optional for the believer, and that we will suffer if we follow Christ. In eight minutes, John Piper uncovers the secret to unshakeable joy in pai...
What Is Fullness of Joy and Do I Have It?
The fullness of our joy in God will climax when we delight in the Son with the very delight that the Father has in him.
Joy Makes All Things New
Joy is not a wishful add-on to the Christian life, but essential to knowing and worshiping God. When we finally discover joy in Jesus, everything changes.
Joy Is Not Optional
It is good news that joy is not optional in the Christian life, because the final weight falls not on our weak backs, but on the almighty shoulders of God himself.
The Joy We Know Only in Suffering
God will look magnificent in the desert of our suffering when our joy in him rises while everything around us crumbles.
Where Does Joy Come from?
Seven sources of the kind of joy that Paul had.
Seven Sources of Joy
Joy comes from the Holy Spirit, not our own efforts or imagination or family upbringing. Therefore, the call to joy is a call to earnest prayer.
Joy Through the Fiery Test of Genuine Faith
There is a design in your distresses as a Christian. God wills them, and he does so for your good.