THEOPNEUSTOS “GOD BREATHED”
SUNDAY, JULY 17TH 2016
TITLE: BE HAPPY
AUTHORED BY PASTOR CHARLES AND FAVOUR CHUKWUEMEZIE
LUKE 12:19 “And I will say to my soul, Soul, thou hast much goods laid up for many years; take thine ease, eat, drink, and be merry.”
Being happy is a choice. It is your responsibility to maintain a happiness lifestyle. It’s not about pretence, you can always be happy. If every child of God can learn to trust in God, there will never be one sad moment in your life. But not being able to trust that God is always up to something great for you will not only make you unhappy, it may even get you to become angry with God.
Look at Jonah, in Jonah 4:1-5, he was so angry at God for not destroying the people of Nineveh that he even wished to die. He obviously didn’t trust God from the beginning when he was sent, and after being rescued from the fish belly, he still doesn’t trust that God’s judgement is perfect. What did this lack of trust yeild? It yielded sadness.
Then in verse 6, God prepared a plant to cover up Jonah, he became so happy. In verse 7 and 8, God made a worm to damage the plant, and allowed hot sun to beat Jonah, again Jonah got angry and wished to die. Hilarious, isn’t it?
That’s how most people entertain mood swings in their lives; this moment happy, the next moment sad, today you are happy with life, tomorrow, you get so sad about life. This can only amount to a life of misery.
You can’t find happiness in things like that plant that can come and go. You can’t find happiness in friendship, marriage, or even in family relationships, but a man that trust God, happy is he. Poverbs 16:20
The man in our opening text obviously felt life was about gathering wealth and enjoying it, God didn’t see Himself in this man’s life, so, the man gathered wealth but he didn’t live to enjoy it.
If you think happiness is found in wealth, marriage, children, position and having power, you may get these things, only to still see yourself deeply sad.
From today, learn to trust God alwayss, when you do, you’ll see how happy you’ll always be.
PRAYER AND DECLARATION
I TRUST YOU MY HEAVENLY FATHER; I TRUST YOU THAT YOU KNOW ALL THAT IS GOING ON IN MY LIFE RIGHT NOW, AND YOUR THOUGHTS ARE IN MY BEST INTEREST… THANK YOU FATHER
WORDS ON MARBLE
WHEN YOU TRUST GOD, YOU AMAZE PEOPLE WITH THE PEACE YOU ENJOY… PST CHARLES CHUKWUEMEZIE