The Joy of the Lord

From Joy to the World

Dec 2, 2019

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There’s a world of difference between happiness and joy. In this message, Dan Lian explains that happiness works from the outside in, but...

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You don’t have to make everyone happy this Christmas

Dec 5, 2018

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Tears — on Christmas day. Even though my daughter had opened more presents than she could count, she hadn’t opened a tablet. And to make...

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5 unconventional ways God used humor to make a point

April 1, 2015

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It shouldn’t take April Fool’s Day for us to appreciate a good joke. God has a great sense of humor. The Bible contains as much wit and ...

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My food addiction threatened to kill me

Jan 14, 2017

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Zach Pritchett was dangerously overweight and hopeless. Then he found the strength to start over in a surprising way

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How a “bad kid” made a surprising turnaround

Feb 28, 2017

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When Zach Hughes was expelled from school, his family worried for his future, but they had faith God could give him a new start.

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How to age without growing old

Sep 22, 2016

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When my children were in elementary school, I accompanied their classes to visit nursing homes. The children brought gifts and chatted wi...

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Sex Is Great For The Church

Aug 28, 2014

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God is pro-sex.The Church should be, too.3 Ways Sex Is Great For The Church1. Sex is a celebration of commitment.Marriage is unique becau...

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