No One Will Take Your Joy From You
There is a lie circulating that your joy can be stolen. That people are conspiring against you to take it. That it is something you must fight for. You might be talking about happiness, but not joy. Joy is a gift from God in Christ that cannot be stolen.
God is the giver of every good and perfect gift. Joy in Christ is a gracious gift from God that keeps on giving no matter what is going on. His gifts cannot be stolen. But they can be hidden or obscured. Like foggy glasses. It's there but you can't see it. God is also in the business of clearing up our spiritual eyesight. If you are a Christian you will be surprised by joy. You can’t drum it up. Joy finds you. You realize it’s been there all along through the storm. It's like finding money in your pocket, finding something that you didn't realize you had. Enjoy the joy that you already have in Christ.
In the midst of everything, enjoy the joy that you already have in Christ. Remember what Jesus has done for you. ‘’So also you have sorrow now, but I will see you again, and your hearts will rejoice, and no one will take your joy from you.” John 16:22