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|I was doing everything but getting into the presence of God and asking Him to |
show me. - Little, Paul Others think it's a choice between doing what we want to
do and being happy, and doing what God wants us to do and being miserable.
|First we see that Saul did almost all that God asked, but the little bit he did not do |
got him into as much trouble as if he ... I think the worst part of this story is that
Saul told Samuel he kept the best of the spoil to sacrifice to God. ... The worst
thing about disobedience is that it promises to make you happy by giving you
what you want, but it ends up making you miserable. ... us to walk in His perfect
will, but that there is a place called God's permissive will that is somewhere
between being ...
|the Pollyanna vibrations of others, such as we are, as we continued enjoying |
positive aspects of our lives and ... Their resistant baser-tones vibrated onto us
enough such that we felt them actually pursuing us, yet they could not ... There is
always a choice we each make, much like a fine line of separation between
connecting to happiness or ... Trends can definitely influence personal
tendencies and bridge ease into default thinking. ... Misery wants company and
like attracts like.
|Luck can be a big factor in whether our lives are happy or sad, fulfilling or |
disappointing, yet we might think that, ... 52 Generally, theories ofwell-being
construe well-being in terms ofgood things, realizing our wants, preferences,
desires, and so ... Things might not be completely rosy in our lives, but we can be
doing well nonetheless. ... For other things, some control is possible, but likely we
have less control than we might like to think. ... Most of us are not in this kind of
|266' _ SUNDAY in heaven wants us to do, and if we really love him, shall we |
want to please him by doing all he asks? ... He gives liberally,—not as we
sometimesgive to each other, wishing we didn't have to, but willingly, plenty of it.
... God knows the hearts that love him ; but the one with a wicked heart, thinking
wrong thoughts, and planning to do evil, he will punish. ... man being in a rage,
and saying dreadful words, because his horse was frightened at something, and
refused to go?
|When we forgive those who have hurt us, seek GOD's will and begin to praise |
GOD, He will make a way for us to succeed. Go ahead ... You can be unhappy
ifyou want to be. It's the easiest thing in the world to accomplish. Just choose ...
Ifyou think you're unhappy, you become an unhappy person. But if you ... We
receive and claim joy and happiness by faith today and choose to follow Your
Words in everything we do. Lord, You ... He wants us to step up and receive them
. If we go to ...
|During the period of this magnificent transition, every year of man's extstence will |
be equal to an age of happiness, and the ... the human race believe t at God has
destined them to misery for ever in this world, or, at the best, to mediocre
happiness. ... like despair, and this most odious result obliges its to choose
between two natural conclusions: either that God is ... of political infancy; can we
reasonably, Ireptmt, permit ourselves to think that God,who has allowed us to uire
already so ...
|It is the happiest and the most splendid cflect of movement that can happen in the |
universe; and the hope of its occurrence ... During the period of this magnificent
transition, every year of man's existence will be equal to an age of happiness,
and the ... and accustomed to the ills of hysical existence, the human race believe
t at God has destined them to misery for ever in ... like despair, and this most
odious result obliges us to choose between two natural conclusions: either that
God It' ...
|We put ourselves in everything we go through that tears us apart and make us |
miserable, and that's simply because we ... Before doing something, ask yourself
some valuable questions about what you're about to do and how it will affect you
long term. ... We have to start thinking for ourselves and not blame others for the
reason why things aren't going right for us. ... God wants things to go His way too;
the difference is He promises you peace, joy, love, happiness, abundance, and ...
|That's why forgiveness is paramount to happiness. We shouldn't expect people to |
do wrong—that would be unwarranted pessimism—but we should not base our ...
It's a simplistic analogy, but I tend to think of it like rock, paper, scissors. ... general
well-being, reward for our work, and so on— but we are not in control. God is.
Just as the Lord allows us to err in ... When we allow misery to preside because
of the actions of others, we effectively choose to distrust God's wisdom and justice