Bible Summary. Happiness comes from being on one accord with fellow Christians. Happiness comes from us giving to others. Happiness comes from stirring up fellow Christians to display agape love and good works. See below for Biblical commentary and scriptures concerning where happiness comes from.
Love Your Neighbor
Happiness Comes From Fellowship With Like Christians.
Happiness comes from being on one accord with fellow Christians. When everyone’s heart is focused on Jesus there is a corporate joy that encourages and delight everyone in the group. Acts 2:46 tells us of the early Christian church being on one accord.
Acts 2:46, “And they, continuing daily with one accord in the temple, and breaking bread from house to house, did eat their meat with gladness and singleness of heart,”
Happiness Comes From Giving To Others In Love.
Happiness comes from us giving to others. Jesus is the perfect example of someone that was joyful in His giving. Jesus endured His trial and crucifixion with joy because He knew His purpose and the end result of His sacrifice. Hebrews 12:2 advise us that Jesus’ joy was giving to others.
Hebrews 12:2, “Looking unto Jesus the author and finisher of our faith; who for the joy that was set before him endured the cross, despising the shame, and is set down at the right hand of the throne of God.”
Happiness Comes From Provoking Love In Others.
For Christians, happiness also comes from us stirring up fellow Christians to display agape love and good works. It is such a wondrous thing when we cause or lead someone else to love others unselfishly. Hebrews 10:24 advises us to provoke love and good works.
Hebrews 10:24, “And let us consider one another to provoke unto love and to good works:”