Posts Tagged ‘happiness’
Trials Bring Us Into Real Joy
TRIALS BRING US INTO REAL JOY By Ernest O’Neill Trials Bring Us Into Real Joy By Rev. Ernest O’Neill James 1:2 is a well-known verse: “Count it all joy, my brethren, when you meet various trials.” Well, I don’t know how often you’ve quoted that verse. I know the hundreds of times I’ve quoted it…Read More
ENDURING JOY By Ernest O’Neill Enduring Joy By Rev. Ernest O’Neill It seems that in some way, God is saying, “The joy that my Son has is a joy that continues in the midst of affliction.” It is something that is independent of the so-called “joys” that we are used to. Unless you put away…Read More
Earthly Sources of Happiness are Limited
EARTHLY SOURCES OF HAPPINESS ARE LIMITED By Ernest O’Neill Earthly Sources of Happiness are Limited By Rev. Ernest O’Neill It’s as if God is saying, “You come to a place of reality where you see that there IS no truth in all those things.” “Yes, the chocolate chip cookie gives me a momentary satisfaction, or…Read More
What is Real Happiness and Joy?
WHAT IS REAL HAPPINESS AND JOY? By Ernest O’Neill What is Real Happiness and Joy? By Rev. Ernest O’Neill You could call this morning’s subject, “Happiness: “What is Happiness?” The title isn’t important. God did seem in the night to make a phrase real to me — though like so many other things you wonder,…Read More
What is Real Joy?
WHAT IS REAL JOY? By Ernest O’Neill What is Real Joy? By Rev. Ernest O’Neill Loved ones, there is a dear person who has told us what that attitude is. There is a dear person who knows the way things are going to turn out and He has told us what attitude we should adopt…Read More
God’s Will Concerning Man
GOD’S WILL CONCERNING MAN By Ernest O’Neill God’s Will Concerning Man By Rev. Ernest O’Neill I can put it in more down to earth terms. When Adam was in the Garden of Eden, God’s will was this: “Adam, there is an orange tree over there. You need some orange juice this morning, go and get…Read More