When we look at the difference between joy and happiness, we learn that joy is produced by the Holy Spirit; happiness is produced by the human spirit. And so, if it’s independent of circumstances, joy is not impacted by what’s happening around us or to us. Joy is what’s happening through us. Find out more on today’s Treasured Truth.
Pastor James Ford Jr. has been the senior pastor of Christ Bible Church of Chicago, located on the south side of Chicago, Ill., for over 35 years. He also serves as the president of Impact Ministries, an outreach ministry committed to strengthening families in the South Shore community of Chicago.