At the heart of Randy Alcorn’s latest book, Happiness, is the simple belief that Christians, having a direct relationship with the source of all happiness, should be happy.
This isn’t a call for delusional ignorance of the terrible things that happen all around us, or the sinful embrace of all things that may produce some fleeting glimpse of happiness. Alcorn spent three years compiling hundreds of pages of research to demonstrate that God does desire for us to be happy, and that Christians have historically embraced that Christianity leads to happiness.
Alcorn opposes the distinction some Christians make between happiness and joy, arguing that it’s unbiblical, and not constructive.
Here are 27 Christian quotes on happiness, which Alcorn uses to compliment his comprehensive study of happiness in Scripture:
Discover the biblical perspective on happiness
Randy Alcorn’s book, Happiness, represents three years of exhaustive work studying what the Bible says about happiness, and tracing that perspective throughout the history of the church. Assembling hundreds of quotes, examining hundreds of passages, Alcorn sets out to prove that God not only wants us to be happy, but commands and empowers us to be happy in him.
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