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Monday, August 10, 2020

How to be Happy

 How to be Happy 

Biblical instructions just for You

 

 Did you know that the Beatitudes in Matthew 5 are instructions, directly from your Heavenly Father, on how to be happy right now ? 

We are going to take a look at those beatitudes and explore how easy it is to apply these simple directives to your life right now .

But first I have a question for you . Where do you turn for counsel on something so vital to your quality of life ? 

Many turn to their TV . There you will find numerous 'go-to' self-help celebrity's looking fly and sounding like a personal angel just for you . Those catchy sugar coated one liners they say sound so good, but like anything you take in with sugar there follows a sugar crash . All the talk shows are produced for ratings . 



Many people turn to professional counsellors or psychiatrists . These services are set up to make money . They are businesses . If they actually had an agenda to cure people of their unhappy problems they would soon be out of business . Psychiatrists regularly prescribe medications that they don't even know how they work . In other words they chemically carpet bomb their own patients brains for a living . In the Bible they are called Sorcerers . Read the last page of your Bible to see what God thinks of them .


 


All fathers want their children to feel better and improve their health and your Heavenly Father is no exception . 

Matthew chapter 5 verse 3 . Our Lord Jesus Christ teaching is about to teach us about how to be blessed . These are the 'Beatitudes'. This is gold . 

First off the word 'blessed' here in your King James really translates 'Happy' .  

Our Lord Jesus Christ will point out not only the characteristics that get you blessed but also what is the greatest moral and ethical good for you .

1) Matthew 5 v:3 Christ states "Blessed are the poor in spirit" .    

Your soul is what you are . Human being . 
Your spirit is who you are . The force by which you feel, think and decide . Your spirit is the intellect of your soul, the reactive attitude that motivates all actions . 

Mt 5 v:3 means your spirit is rich towards God and poor to the ways and things of the world . The Bible says 'You can't serve two masters, You can't serve God and mammon . (mammon means money and the things it can buy)

2) Mt 5 v:4 Christ states "Blessed are they that mourn for they shall be comforted" 

This means you are happy to be part of the light of Christ . Happy to be in understanding of the truth as the truth is the great separating force between right and wrong, good and evil, heaven and hell . But you mourn for those who are outside the truth for whatever reason and struggle through life in the darkness . 

3) Mt 5 v:5 Christ states "Blessed are the meek"

This means you have submitted to our Lord with unquestioning obedience in all humility and humbleness . One could say ' I'm meek towards God but not towards you '. Christians are not second class doormat citizens .

4) Mt 5 v:6 & 8 Christ states "Blessed are they which do hunger and search after righteousness for they shall be filled" and "blessed are the pure in heart for they see God"

  • This means they have unwavering faith while seeking God's wisdom, understanding, counsel, knowledge and strength . 
  • This means they act selflessly without thoughts or intents of gain or reward .
  • This means they have detached themselves from the fruit of their actions and offered them to God .
  • They divert their instincts to serve God
  • They submit to God by sublimating vain activities and thoughts into productive works for God with no malice .
5) Mt 5 v:7 & 9 Christ states "Blessed are the merciful" and "Blessed are the peacekeepers"

  • This means being compassionate 
  • Seeking peace between individuals, i.e. harmony, concord
  • You seek to be part of a security, safety, prosperity, felicity, because peace and harmony make and keep things safe and prosperous
  • Your journey is dedicated to a place of peace 

Your call to action lies within yourself . As one thinks in their heart, so they are .
Personal happiness can only come from within  .

Christ teaches with splendid simplicity . 
The main pointers for you to follow are:
  1. Humble yourself
  2. Have unwavering faith in God
  3. Always put God first
  4. Seek a working knowledge of God's word, the Bible .
  5. Always give thanks to God 
Happiness is strictly up to the individual . It cannot be forced on others . In other words never put expectations on others so as to govern your happiness . People will always let you down at one point or another . God will never let you down . 

Happiness cannot be bought, its free . Let go and start being happy Now !

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