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How to Restore Hope and Joy by Living a Thankful Life
It's no secret that God wants his people to be joyful. In John 15:11, Jesus tells His disciples, "I have told you these things so that you will be filled with My joy. Yes, your joy will overflow!" In Galatians 5, joy is listed second, behind only love as a product of the work of the Holy Spirit in the hearts of believers. But sometimes life just sucks, and it can be really hard to be joyful at those times. Especially when our specific situations start to feel hopeless. So let's learn how a little bit of thankfulness can help us reclaim our joy!