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By First Baptist Nixa. Discovered by Player FM and our community — copyright is owned by the publisher, not Player FM, and audio is streamed directly from their servers. Hit the Subscribe button to track updates in Player FM, or paste the feed URL into other podcast apps.
Joy is the essence of genuine faith (where there is no joy, there is no faith), and yet the fight for joy is the evidence of genuine faith (believers are those who fight for joy in the midst of sorrow). As believers we face two great impediments to joy: The Affliction of Trials, and the Absence of Christ.