Joy in Jesus: Fixing Our Eyes on Him | Object Lesson

Joy is not just a feeling, it’s a deep sense of gladness and delight that comes from knowing and experiencing God’s goodness. And who better to fix our eyes on than Jesus, the source of true joy? When we focus on Jesus, we’re reminded of his love, his grace, and his power to transform our lives.

To cultivate joy in Jesus, we can spend time with him in prayer and study of the Bible, choose to focus on the good things God is doing in our lives, serve others in Jesus’ name, and worship and praise God regularly. When we make JOY a priority in our lives, we can trust that God will fill us with his joy and peace.

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Intentional Loving: How to Teach Your Kids about Health and Respect for Our Bodies with DIY Crafts

As parents, we want the best for our children, and that includes teaching them about the importance of taking care of their bodies. By involving them in DIY crafts you can make it a fun and educational experience that they will remember for years to come. And by using natural ingredients and teaching them about the importance of taking care of our bodies because of Jesus, you can instill in them a lifelong respect for their bodies and the temple of the Holy Spirit.

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Abiding in the Calm Delight of the Lord: Lessons from the Sunflower

Abiding in the calm delight of the Lord is a daily practice that requires intentional effort. By finding joy and strength in the Lord, we can cultivate a heart of peace and contentment. Spending time in His presence, surrendering our worries to Him, focusing on His promises, practicing gratitude, and staying rooted in community are all practical steps we can take to abide in His presence. Just as the sunflower always faces the sun to receive the energy it needs to grow and thrive, we too must fix our eyes on Jesus, the Son of God, to draw our strength and joy from Him. May we intentionally seek the Lord’s presence and trust in His promises, drawing our strength and joy from Him like the sunflower.

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