Happiness comes from experiencing the fullness of God in your life.
1. Stop making excuses and start taking action. (vs. 1)
John 5- Pool of Bethesda- “forget about the pool, get up and walk!”
2. Eliminate some things from your life. (vs. 2)
a. Destructive behavior
God has the power to set you free.
b. Futile behavior
Some things can add to your happiness, but they cannot create your happiness for you.
3. Embrace your relationship with God. (vs. 3)
“Deeply committed Christians are a breed apart.”
Israel was promised that they would be restored even though they would be conquered.
We have victory over sin and death.