Ten Ways to be Super Miserable (S2E30)
It dawned on me that I might be underserving some of my listeners. I’m always talking about how to be happier, but today I thought, “Wait, Lee. Some listeners might want you to teach them how NOT to be happy too!”
Friend, please forgive me if you’ve been waiting on me to release content to help you NOT be happy.
So, I thought today I would share the ten very best ways to guarantee that you’ll feel miserable in life! We’re going to learn how not to be happy, friend, and we’re going to start today.
Psalm 28:7 “The Lord is my strength and my shield; in him my heart trusts, and I am helped.”
Ecclesiastes 7:21-22 ESV
Do not take to heart all the things that people say, lest you hear your servant cursing you. Your heart knows that many times you yourself have cursed others.
Proverbs 19:11 ESV
Good sense makes one slow to anger, and it is his glory to overlook an offense.
James 1:19 ESV
Know this, my beloved brothers: let every person be quick to hear, slow to speak, slow to anger
Proverbs 12:16 ESV
The vexation of a fool is known at once, but the prudent ignores an insult.
Ephesians 5:19-20 (ESV)“…addressing one another in psalms and hymns and spiritual songs, singing and making melody to the Lord with your heart, giving thanks always and for everything to God the Father in the name of our Lord Jesus Christ”
How happy is the one who does not
walk in the advice of the wicked or stand in the pathway with sinners or sit in the company of mockers!
Instead, his delight is in the Lord’s instruction, and he meditates on it day and night.
He is like a tree planted beside flowing streams that bears its fruit in its season and whose leaf does not wither. Whatever he does prospers.
Philippians 4:7 that, ”… the peace of God, which surpasses all understanding, will guard your hearts and your minds in Christ Jesus.”
Psalm 16:6 (NIV)The boundary lines have fallen for me in pleasant places; surely I have a delightful inheritance.
Psalm 16:6 (TPT) Your pleasant path leads me to pleasant places. I’m overwhelmed by the privileges that come with following you!
John Bevere’s Book The Bait of Satan
Beautiful article on boundless.org, a Focus on the Family publication, by Courtney Reissig