Tag: happy

  • How to Succeed at Dating and Build a Healthy Marriage (That Stands the Test of Time)

    How do you date effectively (from a Christian perspective)? How do you parent teenage kids who are dating, without going insane or worrying excessively? How do you build a healthy marriage that fulfills your needs and fills your life with joy? What are the keys to strengthening your marriage so that it can withstand life’s…

  • September 23 – First Return to Jerusalem

    Reading Ezra 1:1-4:5 Devotional Now that Cyrus King of Persia ruled the former Babylonian Empire, he made a great decree, in accordance with what the LORD had said: 2 Thus says Cyrus king of Persia:   All the kingdoms of the earth the LORD God of heaven has given me. And He has commanded me to build…

  • May 29 – Meaningless Human Pursuits

    Reading Eccl. 1:12-18; 2:1-11, 17-26; 4:1-16; 5:1-20; 6:1-9; 7:13-14; 8:2-15; 9:13-18 Devotional Solomon applied his heart to learning a lot about life in the search for happiness and true meaning. He began by pursuing much wisdom and knowledge. What he found, however, was that everything was meaningless. He said, “For with much wisdom comes much…

  • Church Notes: Happiness and Faith

    These are my notes from our 4/17/2011 church meeting. Leader: Raymond Harris Assignment A heart check; Are you happy? Are you unhappy? Why? In what way do you depend on the things of the world for your happiness? (If you do!) Could your faith survive the loss of all things? Read and meditate on Isaiah…