Happiness Quotes.

1. "Matthew Henry, the Puritan preacher and Bible commentator, made this statement after a thief stole his money: Let me be thankful first because I was never robbed before; second, although they took my purse, they did not take my life; third, because, although they took my all, it was not much; and fourth, because it was I who was robbed, not I who robbed."
- Randy Alcorn, Happiness

2. "Suppose churches taught that God is happy and that he is the source of all happiness. Suppose Christians believed that God calls them to view work, play, music, food, and drink as gracious gifts from God’s hand to be responsibly enjoyed within the parameters of his commands."
- Randy Alcorn, Happiness

3. "Anyone who waits for happiness will never be happy."
- Randy Alcorn, Happiness

4. "If we realize we're undeserving, suddenly the world comes alive. Instead of whining about everything that goes wrong, we're surprised at God's many kindnesses, and our hearts overflow with thanks."
- Randy Alcorn, Happiness

5. "When hard times come, people should lose their faith in false doctrine, not in God."
- Randy Alcorn, Happiness

6. "The people of God ought to be the happiest people in all the wide world! People should be coming to us constantly and asking the source of our joy and delight. A. W. TOZER"
- Randy Alcorn, Happiness

7. "Sometimes we read Scripture about rejoicing or trusting and think, Easy to say, but you’re not facing what I am. But few people have faced conditions as dire as Habakkuk, with the impending destruction of his nation, family and friends, and way of life. His statement I will be happy because of the God who delivers me demonstrates that delighting in God isn’t dependent on favorable circumstances. Happiness in God involves an act of will toward the God who’s there, and who loves us, even in hunger, war and prison cells."
- Randy Alcorn, Happiness

8. "So we fix our eyes not on what is seen, but on what is unseen, since what is seen is temporary, but what is unseen is eternal (2 Corinthians 4:18, NIV)."
- Randy Alcorn, Happiness

9. "Good-hearted laughter is a tribute to the happy God, who created laughter and delights to enter into it with us."
- Randy Alcorn, Happiness

10. "Nothing can make that man truly miserable that hath God for his portion, nor nothing can make that man truly happy that [lacks] God for his portion. God is the author of all true happiness; he is the donor of all true happiness; he is the maintainer of all true happiness, and he is the centre of all true happiness. . . . He that hath him for his God, for his portion, is the only happy man in the world."
- Randy Alcorn, Happiness

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