Now is the Time to Be Joyful
joyful. It is unlikely there will be a more convenient season to activate the oil of gladness that is in Now is the Time to Be Joyful . As I think of joy, I have become aware of a troublesome subconscious belief system in me that is Now is the Time to Be Joyful by Steve Backlund I declare that the joy of the Lord is your strength Joy deep belief has been that THEN I will be joyful. When everything lines up as I think it should, then I can walk in radical joy. This is a deception that creates joyless living. Now, I do believe that
Serious Joy
concept of God. Joy is to increase as we go deeper in our relationship with God. Religious tradition I have become serious about joy... I have become serious about joy. We all have within us the power and ability to become abundantly Joy :11). Notice how that verse does not say “Halfness of joy,” it says, “Fullness of joy.” His presence may not always produce joy, but if we never or rarely have fullness of joy, we must evaluate our Serious Joy joyful. As believers, we are full of His Spirit, and “in His Presence is fullness of joy,” (Psalm 16
It Is Not My Personality to Be Joyful or to Laugh Much
this lie: Joy is an optional fruit of the Spirit and is only for certain personalities. The Bible was fullness of joy” (Psalm 16:11). We may not always be fully joyful in God’s presence; but if we never It Is Not My Personality to Be Joyful or to Laugh Much : As we become more like Jesus, we will experience more joy. “These things I have spoken to you have the right personality to be a loving person, I don’t have the personality to be a joyful person . God regrets giving man a sense of humor. I cannot be joyful until my circumstances change. The Truth
Spontaneous Laughter
Joy you Jesus. Joy truly is contagious and there is power in our laughter! - Joseph about the power of laughter and joy. I started laughing in the office before surgery at the cost of the
The Discipline of Joy & Laughter
The Discipline of Joy & Laughter funny. Get CD’s of people laughing uncontrollably. Create a regular joy prayer meeting where you Joy have special times of intentionally stirring up joy, childlikeness and hilarity. Privately speak out From our book, Possessing Joy. There are many important disciplines to develop in life. It is the not be able to join such a group, there are many ways we can increase joy and laughter. Here are custom that is often overlooked is the discipline of joy and laughter. “A merry heart is good like a
How I started making declarations
joy level is increasing daily, and I have been created to experience fullness of joy. Even in the I (Steve) remember in the 90's finding a cassette tape by Joyce Meyer where she said she wrote ten book Declarations on Joy and Laughter: The Scripture: "The Joy of the Lord is your strength of joy." (Psalm 16:11) The Declarations (say these aloud): I am an outrageously joyful person. My midst of uncertainty, I live from a place of unshakable joy. My joy levels do not depend on
5 Keys to Living a Life of Joy and Gladness
Today, I want to give you 5 keys to living a life of joy and gladness. Think on these things and thoughts and words (Romans 10:17). As we pursue “full joy,” it is important to know that unchallenged write declarations to help increase the “fullness of joy” in every area: Take your daily medicine , renew your mind with truth to counter every lie. Make the joy of the Lord your strength (Nehemiah hopelessness into life and joy. Cultivate expectancy: Expect that great joy and gladness are going to 5 Keys to Living a Life of Joy and Gladness
Don't Apologize for Your Joy It is Your Strength
Feeling Guilty About Being Joyful There is so much pain in the world that it is easy to feel bad let guilt hinder us from possessing outrageous joy for our lives. If we do, then we will be or uncomfortable about living joyfully. “After all,” we think, “how can I be happy when so many -needed aspect of God’s nature. People around us need us to possess joy. By being joyful ourselves, we Don't Apologize for Your Joy It is Your Strength that if we continually curtail our joy and optimism, we are robbing them and ourselves of a much
The Power of Declarations
. Joy and Laughter The Scripture: "The Joy of the Lord is your strength." (Nehemiah 8:10) "A merry heart does good, like medicine." (Proverbs 17:22) "In your presence is fullness of joy." (Psalm I (Steve) remember in the 90's finding a cassette tape by Joyce Meyer where she said she wrote ten increasing daily, and I have been created to experience fullness of joy. Even in the midst of uncertainty 16:11) The Declarations (say these aloud): I am an outrageously joyful person. My joy level is
The Medicine God prescribed, are you taking it?
their faith with the joy of the Lord will start on a wonderful journey toward vitality in life us has the power and ability to become abundantly joyful. It is a “muscle” that can be developed in our lives. Secondly, this writer was entrenched in a joyless state that resulted from an “it’s not us to do something we could not do” (I John 4:7-11). The same principle holds true for joy. Each of . Some would object and say, “That’s fine for you, but I am not a joyful person.” In response to this
How to Become an Influencer
people. They have joy.” I travel a lot. How I feel about a place is not predominantly because of its joy. How do you feel about them? You respect them, don’t you? Would you let them speak into your life ? Do they feel safe? If it is true joy, they do indeed. They seem to be wise in that they have the main thing in life right. They have joy. You want them to speak into your life. You will give them Close your eyes and think for a moment about the person in your life that has a ton of joy. How do joy level. Close your eyes and think for a moment about the person in your life that has a ton of feel safe? If it is true joy, they do indeed. They seem to be wise in that they have the main thing in life right. They have joy.
How I Started Making Declarations
experience fullness of joy. Even in the midst of uncertainty, I live from a place of unshakable joy. My cassette tape by Joyce Meyer where she talked about writing ten declarations of truths and promises God am an outrageously joyful person. My joy level is increasing daily, and I have been created to 17:22) "In your presence is fullness of joy." (Psalm 16:11) The Declarations (say these aloud): I Declarations on "Joy and Laughter": Day 1 of Declarations – Joy and Laughter The Scripture: "The Joy
Launch from Lent to Lifetime
as group devotionals. We also recommend the Abounding Hope and Joy 6-part teaching (see below for victorious beliefs by individuals like Steve and Wendy, Joyce Meyer, Joel Osteen, Graham Cooke, and Declarations Experiment you can join on Facebook starting April 25. 7) Listen to sermons on hope, joy, and through Aug. 15. 4) Get more material to feast on. We recommend Possessing Joy and Higher Perspectives
Negativity Fast Q&A
is no convenient season to walk in joy - haha! 2) Joy is an optional fruit of the Spirit - haha! Q in 40 Days as a church. Q - Do you have any joy inducing one liners you can share? Steve - 1) There Negativity Fast, Joy, and Hope. Q - We are planting a church. How can we cultivate a culture of joy and very joyful right now and I’m not laughing. Q - How do I know if I’m experiencing fullness of joy - Steve, can you share a key to increasing your joy in the midst of frustration? Steve - I stir up
5 Powerful Phrases for Parents
that solution with God. 3) “THE JOY OF THE LORD IS MY STRENGTH!” No one can steal our joy. It comes from God, and He gives it freely to us. Joy is God’s way of giving us strength. There are always , strength is released to us to deal with the hard times. We get to choose to be joyful. Click here going to be hard days. The good news is that we get to choose how werespond to them. When we choose joy for more joy-related blog posts. 4) “WHAT DOES GOD’S WORD SAY?” Just because something feels true
Seeding the Clouds of Our Future
is taken from Steve Backlund's book, Possessed by Joy! Seeding the Clouds of Our Future Part I The into my life. Click here to purchase a copy of the book. In His presence is fullness of joy (Psalm 16 influence. Declare: I have a plan to seed the clouds of my future so I joyfully speak God’s promises to uproot old strongholds and to establish new positive strongholds of hope, joy, love and faith :11). Joy is to increase as we go deeper in our relationship with God. Religious tradition has
5 Powerful Phrases for Parents - LJLAT for Kids
choose joy, strength is released to us to deal with the hard times. We get to choose to be joyful to find that solution with God. 3) “The joy of the Lord is my strength!” No one can steal our joy. It comes from God, and He gives it freely to us. Joy is God’s way of giving us strength. There are . Click here for more joy-related blog posts. 4) “What does God’s Word say?” Just because something feels
Speaking to Your Soul
and imprisoned by the body. You will be joyfully expressive of your new life in Christ. Soul, you desires peace and joy for you. While emotions and intellect are not my identity, they are created to husband Steve, have a unique ministry that ignites hope, joy, and victorious mindsets into people's
Declarations to help you look and feel younger
is even more delightful each year than the year before. I am living more hopefully, more joyfully
How to Access Your Spiritual Inheritance
team at Bethel Church in Redding, CA in 2008. Steve is a leader developer, joy activist, a revivalist to be with Him in glorious intimacy forever! I delight in this law by joyfully declaring: I receive
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