The Joy of Christianity
"Rejoice always" (1 Thes 5:15). "But the fruit of the Spirit is love, JOY, peace, longsuffering, kindness, goodness, faithfulness, gentleness, self-control. Against such things there is no law" (Gal 5:22,23).
JOY -- "a feeling of delight, happiness, gladness" (American Heritage Dictionary)
Christians are often thought of by people in the world as sad, dull people who never have any fun and do not enjoy life. Nothing could be further from the truth! (There may be some Christians like that who haven't fully realized that or captured the real meaning of Christianity). The life of a Christian is one of joy, happiness and spiritual prosperity. Joy is part of the fruit (results) of a Spirit led life. The word "joy"