Joy

12 sermons

Give or Take?

Luke Ijaz

keywords: happy, giver, giving, scatter


Are you a cheerful giver? Or do you gather more than you scatter? Luke Ijaz tells us how and why money should be seen as a resource rahter than a possession.

Break or make

Luke Ijaz

keywords: joy, perserverence


Fix your eyes on this message of perserverence and the pure joy it brings. It will either break you or make you, you decide!

The Christian's Ode to Joy

Mike Reeves

keywords: joy, genuine, christianity, happy


Mike Reeves explains how we can get joy-when 'miserable Christianity' seems to describe us. Forget fake grins; there is something outside of us that we can hold onto!

Celebrating Life

Steve Wookey

keywords: life, account, purpose, enjoyment


Making the most of life really, life is there to be enjoyed, but with the rider that everything to be given account for.

Joyful Effectiveness

Gordon Bridger

keywords: Joy, prayer, division, discontent


College principal Bridger brings us a sermon that will encourage any church fellowship experiencing disharmony, lack of joy or 'ineffectiveness.' Look out for the four 'hindrances' in YOUR group!

Life's Switching Lodgers

Richard Bewes

keywords: weeping, joy, lodgers


'Weeping' and 'Joy' are like two very different lodgers who can follow after one another in life. But who permanently resides?

Following Jesus

Edmund Chan

keywords: Discipleship, Lordship, Joy, Following


From a preacher in Singapore comes an animated message to a world that doesn't really need any more philosophies or programmes, so much as the same joyous personal call that once captivated a bunch of fishermen by the Galilean lakeside.

A time for everything

David Robertson

keywords: Beauty, enjoyment, pessimism and atheism, life, childhood, eternity


As Solomon looks at the secular pessimism of life, he brings - not fatalism - but God into the picture, and every range of activity is covered here. We are not ‘some sad insect, crawling from one annihilation to another’ for we have eternity itself built into our very being.

Two lost boys

Keith Garner

keywords: Fear, Anger, Grace, Forgiveness, Joy, Love


In this chapter of ‘lost property,’ here is a vivid presentation of a story by Jesus that has captivated people all over the world. Notice how it begins and ends with the Father!

Let God's People be Happy!

George Verwer

keywords: Proverbs, Joy, Anger, Global Mission, Potential


How did George Verwer – once a door-to-door seller of fire extinguishers – become founder of ‘Operation Mobilisation’ – with its ships taking Christian literature to all parts of the world? This sermon on Proverbs 15 highlights the happiness of Christian living - illustrated from the life-stories of this travelling world ambassador for Jesus!

What is Worship?

Michael Baughen

keywords: Worship, Service, Heart, Awe, Joy, reverence


Description: Bishop Michael draws extensively from the Bible as he powerfully explains Worship as doing business with God as we engage with Him from the heart. And worship does not stop after a meeting at church. It is to be a daily foretaste of heaven!

The Prodigal Son

Roger Carswell

keywords: Home, Prodigal, Far Country, Lost, Seeking, Repentance, Joy, Love


Here is a riveting message on a story by Jesus that has gone worldwide. One of Britain’s most captivating preachers draws on his own fund of stories – ranging from ‘Man Overboard!’ to Abraham Lincoln and one-time tennis star Arthur Ash - to highlight God’s love, in the grieving father’s joy at welcoming his lost boy home. Make “I’m coming Home” your own prayer, as Roger closes!