What makes you happy?

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Jesus replied, “‘You must love the Lord your God with all your heart, all your soul, and all your mind.’
This is the first and greatest commandment. A second is equally important: ‘Love your neighbor as
yourself.’ The entire law and all the demands of the prophets are based on these two commandments.”
Matthew 22:37–40

Andy Stanley, Pastor of North Point Community Church, had an awesome message this morning that I had to share. It came from Part 1 (“Nothing”) of his new series, “What Makes You Happy.” I encourage you all to watch it, no matter if you are a Christian or not. It speaks loudly about how happiness doesn’t come from anyTHING but through your relationships with people. Stanley makes a great point on how simple it is to be a Jesus follower. Love God, love your neighbor, love yourself. One of my favorite things that he said during the message was, “As a kid, I had this idea that God and Jesus got in the way of my happiness. I felt like they got together to come up with rules to whisper in my dad and mom’s ears and block my way from having fun. Now, I realize that God is the One that actually opens the door to happiness.”
It’s thirty minutes of awesome truth. Click the link, listen, and learn. I think it’ll make you happy. 🙂
http://happyseries.org/nothing

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