Formula For Joy

Nehemiah 8:10, “Do not be grieved, for the joy of the Lord is your strength.”

Isaiah 30:15, ” In quietness and trust is your strength.”

Therefore, the formula for joy is as follows:

Nehemiah 8:10 + Isaiah 30:15 = true joy of the Lord =

Quiet trust in the Lord is true joy!

Happiness is enjoyment and pleasurable satisfaction due to the experience of favorable circumstances- a worldy concept and goal. However, joy is anticipation of God’s goodness toward us in accordance with His perfect and holy will.

Quietness is a state of freedom from disturbance or tumult; it is being at rest and peace because believers are able to overcome disturbing, worrisome thoughts and emotions by placing trust in God’s goodness and power.