Rejoice in the Lord always

A child laughs 100 times more than adults. Laughing is a spiritual quality like reading the bible or praying

Three parts in Philippians 4:4 is important
1) Rejoice
2) in the Lord
3) always

Song of Solomons 2:15
Catch Little foxes that ruin our vineyard

Vineyard = life
Little foxes = spoils the happiness

We should be aware and get rid of these Little foxes (Happiness spoilers) that ruin our vineyard (Rejoice in the Lord)

1. Heart sins
Psalms 51:10: need for clean heart and steadfast spirit

2. Lip sins
Psalms 141:3 Need a guard over my mouth and door on my lips
Eccl 7:21 Don’t Pay attention to every word about you

3. Behaviour sins
Micah 6:8 Act justly, love mercy, walk humbly with God

Paul’s letter to Philippians  was written from Prison. Even, In such a situation of bondage, Paul says these lines Rejoice in the Lord always. I will say it again: Rejoice! (Philippians 4:4)

Happiness is because of what you have. Job, Salary, Wealth, Health etc
Joy is in spite of the circumstances

John 15:11
My joy may be in you and your joy may be complete.

Our joy and Lord’s joy has to come together to be complete.

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