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Happiness of Saints In This Life


1. Is in God. Ps 73:25,26.

2. Only found in the ways of wisdom. Pr 3:17,18.

3. Described by Christ in the beatitudes. Mt 5:3-12.

4. Is derived from

a. Fear of God. Ps 128:1,2; Pr 28:14.

b. Trust in God. Pr 16:20; Php 4:6,7.

c. The words of Christ. Joh 17:13.

d. Obedience to God. Ps 40:8; Joh 13:17.

e. Salvation. De 33:29; Isa 12:2,3.

f. Hope in the Lord. Ps 146:5.

g. Hope of glory. Ro 5:2.

h. God being their Lord. Ps 144:15.

i. God being their help. Ps 146:5.

j. Praising God. Ps 135:3.

k. Their mutual love. Ps 133:1.

l. Divine chastening. Job 5:17; Jas 5:11.

m. Suffering for Christ. 2Co 12:10; 1Pe 3:14; 4:13,14.

n. Having mercy on the poor. Pr 14:21.

o. Finding wisdom. Pr 3:13.

5. Is abundant and satisfying. Ps 36:8; 63:5.