The 5 Godly Ways to Lasting Happiness that fills the Soul

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We are God’s children. His love lights up our soul. Photo by Senjuti Kundu on Unsplash Edited by Me (Nina)

There is no greater joy than truly having a deep and personal relationship with God – A great bond that is based on understanding Him and His great love for us. It is the kind of happiness that nothing in this world could ever measure.

God is happiness that is beyond compare. Happiness that stays, uplifts, empowers, nourishes and lights up the soul. It is happiness that is forever, secure, strong and unshakeable regardless of circumstances.

Even Science confirms this. Out of well designed research, 79% proved that a strong faith and being active in God’s works relates to higher emotional well-being, happiness and satisfaction in life.

On top of Happiness that comes from God, more research conducted between 1987 and 1995 confirmed that 21,000 adults who served God lived seven years longer.

What’s more is that Dr. Viktor Frankl wrote in his book “Man’s Search for Meaning” about how his Faith in God helped him survive in a Nazi concentration camp.

Remember the times your days were great, you have all you need and even more? That’s God making you smile and happy ever since He created you.

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Only God completes us. Photo by Brooke Cagle on Unsplash

But what about those really painful things that happened? It was the enemy making you turn away from God. The enemy is working its way through other people to deceive you and destroy your soul. (John 8:44).

Often times because of the troubles caused by the enemy, we fall into this trap of blaming God. You see, God will never ever harm us. God loves us.

He only wants the highest good for us. He believes in us that even if the enemy tries to harm us, we will choose to always do the right thing.

You are special, worthy, valuable, beautiful and lovely. That’s how God sees you. That’s how He’ll let you see yourself and everyone through His eyes.

No matter what the lies of the enemy has told you to believe for so long, God always always loves you. His love is so great and true that He would send Jesus to save us from sin. (John 3:16).

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God holds us closest to His heart. Photo by RitaE on Pixabay

The enemy was so jealous that he defiled our soul to keep us far away from God. We’ve become so impure that we are shamed to go to Him.

As God is just and merciful, He had to punish us because of our sins. He could have easily condemned us but God sent Jesus to take the punishment for us.

Through Jesus our souls are cleansed to be alive with eternal life and free from condemnation.

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God’s  love for us is deep, perfect and pure. Photo by 12019 on Pixabay.

Our happily ever after with God awaits! Here’s how:

1.Pray.

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We are our strongest when we call on God in good and not so good times. Photo by Ben White on Unsplash

Seek God by praying. Pray to God with thankfulness, praise and repentance. Remember to be grateful to Him. His goodness gives us life.

The wonders of his love are truly praise worthy. Be truly sorry for all the wrong doings and decide to change them.

Ask God to reveal himself to you and help you fully understand. The Holy Spirit of God will open your mind and heart.

God will give you wisdom.  He will guide your actions and show you the truth. He will awaken you to a beautiful life. (Proverbs 8:17)

 2.Worship.

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Being in God’s presence is the best feeling ever. Photo by Hudson Hintze on Unsplash

Go to church to give thanks and praise to God. It is all about you communing with God with your whole heart, mind, soul and body.

Connect with a deeper and personal relationship with God.

3.Let God Speak.

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Be guided in God’s truth through the Bible. Photo by HoliHo on Pixabay

God speaks through the Bible. He answers us all the time. He loves spending time speaking with us. For beginners in Faith like me, choose a New International Version of the Bible.

Make a devotion to read and understand God’s word everyday first thing in the morning. Start by reading a verse and reflect on it. Write the Bible verse and your reflections in a journal.

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Conversations with God enlightens and empowers. Photo by designbyjess on Pixabay

4.Join a Prayer and Bible Study Group.

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Live God’s truth and share the faith with believers of God. Photo by rawpixel.com on Pexels hands

Have fellowship with people who know and live God’s word. Be with people who share God’s word. Learn and grow with them.

5. Serve in God’s ministry.

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Play music, dance and sing for God’s glory! Photo by Suvan Chowdhury on Pixabay

Use your talents, skills and passion to actively share God’s word in the Church. You can join either a music, multimedia or preaching ministry.

Serve God with people who share their skills to bring people closer to God.

God loves to cheer us up. He gives us everlasting joy and shares His heavenly kingdom with us. God gives us desires that are good for us and more.

We just need to truly be willing to really know God so we can fully accept Jesus in our lives.  And when we do, life becomes meaningfully happy.

Which of these ways make you feel closer to God? I’d love to know. Tell me in the comments and I’ll tell you mine. ^_^

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In God’s Love,

Nina

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16 thoughts on “The 5 Godly Ways to Lasting Happiness that fills the Soul

  1. I am not going to lie, I lost my faith for a couple of years after becoming a mother. I was just in such a deep, dark, negative mind space. But I am over that, and ready to get back to my loving relationship with God. Thank you for posting this, bookmarking and keeping this on hand for a reminder.

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    1. You’re welcome. 😃 Thank you for sharing. I can relate. I felt far from God too. Everything felt so dark and heavy. God healed me and everything’s easier to deal with knowing God is with me. I’m so happy that you’re ready to strengthen your bond with God! I’m sure God would be so happy to have you in His love. 😃

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  2. Hi Nina,

    I love science behind religion. On my life journey I tried to find some answers.I am born in Christian family and I am lawyer and I tried to find some reasons why to believe. Maybe this is professional deformation, I don’t know. And I did. Sciences just proved how that faith is real and how is working. Wonderful post. I am sure that you will have a long life

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    1. Hi Ben,
      You’re really blessed to be in a Christian family. I wasn’t. I don’t believe in religion at all because it misconstrued faith and God completely. 😂 I believe in relationship with God through the Bible. I always searched for the deeper truth. God’s word, Science, Psychology and Law of Attraction answered my questions in life. It’s okay to be where you are now. when you’re ready and in God’s perfect time, you’ll discover God’s truth. 😃 By the way, so awesome that you’re a lawyer. I wanted to be one but maybe I wanted to pursue writing more. I believe the law came from the 10 commandments somehow.

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      1. It is important to believe in something, because faith is what we need to achieve our goal. My faith is that everything is possible for humans. All people healed by Jesus they believed in healing, because with faith in healing our body products healthy cells and we become healthy. I now that attraction law is real too, because I am applying it in my every day life. The more we know, our life will be easier 🙂

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  3. Yes faith and knowledge are important. These make everything possible. There’s a greater force too. Even with not much faith I was healed from my painful lumps that persisted for 3 months even with me going to the doctor, law of attraction and self healing. With nothing else to turn to, I prayed and all illness were gone. We all have inner power and it’s fully strengthened by the greatest force above us. Of course, to each our own faith. 😃

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  4. It is important to have faith in something. I believe that if you have faith whether it’s God, yourself or anything else nothing is impossible for you. Thanks for such a positive and inspiring post.

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  5. Yes that’s true. Our willpower can only go so far and our success temporary, when we use our willpower and be connected in a loving relationship with God, we become infallible and our success eternal. 😃

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