Joy is Expressed in Hopeful Prayer
What are the elements of thankful prayer that demonstrate joyful living?
- Joy of Remembering the People of God
- Joy of Interceding for the People of God
- Joy of Partnering with the People of God
4. Joy of Knowing that Christ is Completing the People of God
Salvation is a Divine work
Salvation is a Noble work
Salvation is a Powerful work
“God … is not like men. Men conduct experiments, but God carries out a plan. God never does anything by halves” William Hendriksen
God's work of grace qualifies men for work for God.
5. Joy of Loving the People of God
He Loved them. They stood with him.
What Robs Us of Joy?
- False Salvation
- Satanic Influence
- Not understanding God is in control.
- The emotional low that frequently follows a spiritual high.
- Focusing on the circumstances.
- Uncontrolled Feelings
- Unwilling to forgive or accept forgiveness
- Unconfessed, unrepented sin.
(List Adapted from Macarthur commentary on Philippians)