Consuming Joy

Galatians 5:22

James 1:2-4

Hebrews 12:1,2

Psalm 16:5-11

Romans 15:13

  1. Have you found it difficult to have joy in this season?
  2. How is the way we sometimes think about “joy” different from the way the Bible describes it?
  3. What moments come to mind when you think about “consuming joy”?
  4. How does James 1:2-4 describe joy as a “process”?
  5. What is the difference between “discovering” and “developing” joy?
  6. How might God have used your pain as a platform?
  7. What did Kevin say was one of the biggest inhibitors of joy? Is this true in your life?
  8. What perspective does joy bring? (Hebrews 12:1,2)
  9. What does Hebrews 12:1,2 describe Jesus’ perspective? How might we follow His example?
  10. What does “choosing joy” actually mean?
  11. What is the relationship of comparison and contentment?
  12. How will you make joy a priority this week?
  13. What is the only real source of joy available to us?
  14. What is the promise that comes through hope?
  15. What is the difference between the joy offered through Christ and the joy the world gives?