Fruits of the Spirit – Joy

Memory Verse

Galatians 5:22-23

But the fruit of the spirit is love, joy, peace, patience, kindness, goodness, faithfulness, gentleness, self-control; against such things there is not law.


Main Point

God is our Joy!


Bible Story

Genesis 21:1-3, 6-7

Sarah and Isaac



Joy is the second fruit of the spirit.

Joy is more than happiness it is the deep presence of contentment.

We find out true joy in Jesus!

Joy is available to all those who believe in Christ.

If we are saved we can experience true joy even though times of sorrow.


Get the Kids Involved

Talk about how Sarah probably thought having a child would never happen but God brought her a blessing when she least expected it.

Talk about how joy comes from Gods word and from having Jesus in our hearts.

Think of a hard time someone you know went through but we’re okay because of God’s joy.


    Goals for the Week

    Memorize memory verse.

    Read Genesis 21:1-3, 6-7