The Bible Never Said That

The Bible Never Said That

Chara Donahue

Episode 18: Half Truth - "God Would Want Me to Be Happy"

March 31, 2021   ●   20 min

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This is one of those half-truths. God wants us to be happy. He also wants us to be holy. It’s not an either/or, it’s a both/and.

In this episode, Chara helps us understand how to think about our happiness and what God does and does not desire for us.

Verses Referenced: Psalm 37:4, Galatians 5:16, 2 Corinthians 1:3-4, 1 John 2:17, Psalm 37:9-11, 1 John 2:17, Ephesians 1:7, Philippians 4:4, Romans 15:13, Psalm 16:8-9,11, Hebrews 11:24-25

Articles Referenced:
10 Desires of Your Heart God Always Says Yes To by Chara Donahue
Christian Hedonism by John Piper, Desiring God

Book Referenced: Glorious Weakness by Alia Joy

You can find Chara at Anchored Voices | Facebook | Twitter

Episode Image Credit: Getty/Nadia Bormotova
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