“But rejoice inasmuch as you participate in the sufferings of Christ, so that you may be overjoyed when his glory is revealed” (1 Peter 4:13).
When we think of happiness, we might feel that it something that is so hard to capture. Joy is the deep and abiding presence of contentment, peace and pleasure. We can find our true happiness and joy within Jesus.
The bible is filled with stories of bible characters that found and chose happiness through God. Whether it is after unexpected blessings or through sharing His Good News, these stories focus on how God will always be there for His children. These bible stories will inspire you to become a happier person, by knowing that with God you can do anything. His timing is always right, as long as we trust in Him and follow His word.
Here are five bible stories that will encourage you to seek out joy in the Lord.