Do not Rejoice About Success sermon video. It’s a command to rejoice, but not about personal success. Over and over we are instructed and encouraged to be joyful in spite of all circumstances. Hundreds and hundreds of times the terms “rejoice” and “joy” are used in the scriptures.

THE GOSPEL ACCORDING TO LUKE CHAPTER 10

Do not Rejoice About Success sermon video Luke 10:17-21

By Delbert Young

Do not Rejoice About Success sermon video

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Do not Rejoice About Success sermon video Luke 10:17-21

Scriptures: Luke 10:17; Luke 10:18-19; Revelation 12:7-10; Luke 10:20-21; Philippians 4:4; Nehemiah 8:10; Romans 14:17; John 6:66-67; Revelation 20:12-15

 

Jesus then said,

Luke 10:20-21 However, DO NOT REJOICE THAT THE SPIRITS SUBMIT TO YOU, but rejoice that your names are written in heaven.” At that time JESUS, FULL OF JOY through the Holy Spirit, said, “I praise you, Father, Lord of heaven and earth…

The scriptures speak of Jesus as “a man of sorrows, and acquainted with grief”(Isa 53:3), but he is also the God of joy. Christians are to be joyful, right?

Philippians 4:4 Rejoice in the Lord ALWAY: and again I say, Rejoice.

It’s a command. It’s sad we have to be commanded to rejoice. Over and over we are instructed and encouraged to be joyful in spite of all circumstances. Hundreds and hundreds of times the terms “rejoice” and “joy” are used in the scriptures.

Nehemiah 8:10 …This day is sacred to our Lord. Do not grieve, for THE JOY OF THE LORD IS YOUR STRENGTH.”

True joy is connected with the Lord God and his kingdom (Rom 14:17).

Romans 14:17 For the kingdom of God is not meat and drink; but righteousness, and peace, and JOY IN THE HOLY GHOST.

The more we understand this connection, the stronger and more stable in mind, body, and spirit we become even during hideous circumstances.

Hideous times would be the case of Jesus knowing he is only months away from the most hideous execution imaginable. After ministering about two years, crisscrossing Galilee, visiting countless towns, villages, and homes, ministering to multitudes with miracles, raising the dead, healing, deliverance and teaching, the entire area basically rejected him… (continue sermon notes)

 

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