Been thinking about an earlier post on holiness and happiness with regard to marriage. But over the last few days, I’ve been placing the idea into the bigger perspective of my life.
God wants my happiness to be a byproduct of my holiness.
If I try to reverse that order and put happiness first, expecting that holiness will follow because of it, I will be terribly disappointed. (I have seen this in my own life.)
“Seek first the kingdom of God and His righteousness, and all these things will be provided for you” (Matt. 6:33).
Including happiness in His way and time…