The Essential Ingredients of Joy

Jul 12, 2020    Pastor Doug Thuen
The Pursuit of Joy | The Essential Ingredients of Joy
July 12,2020
Study Questions
Philippians 2:1-2


1. What are the real joy-stealers in your life? What about in the church?

2. Read Philippians 2:1-2. Identify the four qualities scripture says are necessary among the local body of believers for joy to be made complete.

3. Describe a time when you’ve experienced each one of the four dynamics in your relationships with other Christians. How is it different than your relationships with non-Christians?

4. Read John 10:10. What does Jesus teach us about Satan’s goal? What does Jesus promise? How do/can you protect yourself from Satan’s aim to destroy your Christian fellowship within your church family?

5. Is there anything in your life right now that is causing you to have discord with your fellow brother/sister in Christ? According to Matthew 5:23-24, what does Jesus say is important to our Heavenly Father? How does this truth relate to Philippians 2:2?

6. What is God’s Word calling you personally to do in order to live out Philippians 2:1-2?