Some of His ways may seem counterintuitive at first, but the verses that follow demonstrate where true contentment and joy is found—in Him! The way to be truly happy is to be truly human, and the way to be truly human is to be truly godly. We are half-hearted creatures, fooling about with drink and sex and ambition when infinite joy is offered us, like an ignorant child who wants to go on making mud pies in a slum because he cannot imagine what is meant by the offer of a holiday at the sea. We are far too easily pleased.
Ask, and you will receive, that your joy may be full. This also, I saw, was from the hand of God. The world looks for happiness through self-assertion. The Christian knows that joy is found in self-abandonment. Again I will say, rejoice! Happiness belongs to those who sorrow for the sin and suffering of this world.
You murder and covet and cannot obtain. You fight and war. Yet you do not have because you do not ask.
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Enter into the joy of your lord. This also is vanity and grasping for the wind. They shall obtain joy and gladness, and sorrow and sighing shall flee away.
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True joy is a by-product, not a goal. Though now you do not see Him, yet believing, you rejoice with joy inexpressible and full of glory, receiving the end of your faith—the salvation of your souls. Everywhere and in all things I have learned both to be full and to be hungry, both to abound and to suffer need. I can do all things through Christ who strengthens me. For we brought nothing into this world, and it is certain we can carry nothing out. And having food and clothing, with these we shall be content.
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