Tuesday, April 21, 2015

Does Jesus Want Us To Be Happy

Does Jesus Want Us To Be Happy?

© Greg Olsen.  Used with Permission. For more information
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Does Jesus really want us to be happy or does he just want to us to follow Him and His religion? Jesus just loves you period. If you truly love someone you just want the best for Him and you want them to be happy.

Jesus does know us better then we know ourselves and He knows that we often go after things that will only bring us temporary happiness. Jesus is the only way to long lasting happiness. So yes Jesus wants us to be happy. 

Below are 10 verses to encourage you.

Let not your hearts be troubled. Believe in God; believe also in me. John 14:1 
Until now you have asked nothing in my name. Ask, and you will receive, that your joy may be full. 
John 16:24
Anyone who does not love does not know God, because God is love.
1 John 4:8 
Blessed is the one who finds wisdom, and the one who gets understanding. Proverbs 3:13 
Rejoice always, pray without ceasing, give thanks in all circumstances; for this is the will of God in Christ Jesus for you. 1 Thess. 5:16-18 
But they who wait for the Lord shall renew their strength; they shall mount up with wings like eagles; they shall run and not be weary; they shall walk and not faint. Isaiah 40:31 
The Lord will fight for you, and you have only to be silent. Exodus 14:14 
And we know that for those who love God all things work together for good, for those who are called according to his purpose. Romans 8:28

And he said to him, Truly, I say to you, today you will be with me in Paradise. Luke 23:43  
For God so loved the world, that he gave his only Son, that whoever believes in him should not perish but have eternal life. John 3:16

Do you have any verses that you use for encouragement? Please share them with us below.

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