Happiness is God’s Will for Us

Young joyful woman in spring field

A couple of weeks ago I was wondering whether or not God wants His people to be Happy. I found that He certainly does. So much so, that Jesus devoted a whole sermon on just exactly how we can be happy! Another word for happy is blessed.  I think it’s safe to say that happiness is God’s will for us! [Read more…]

How to Find Happiness

how to find happiness

This week, with all the talk swirling around Victoria Osteen’s comments on the idea that God wants us to be happy ~ for our benefit, not God’s… I decided to do a study on happiness, from a Biblical point of view, and see what God really says about it.  Do you know what I found? A whole chapter devoted to happiness!  It begins: Blessed is the man….also translated “Happy.” God obviously puts a great deal of emphasis on how to find happiness.  He didn’t want us to be mistaken about what happiness is. [Read more…]