Joy is Expressed in Thankful Prayer Philippians 1:3–11 Joy is Expressed in Thankful Prayer What are the elements of thankful prayer that demonstrate joyful living? 1. Joy of Remembering the people of God Church family Changed lives Thanksgiving, by causing a person to reflect on blessings, increases his joy. 2. Joy of Interceding for the People of God An infallible test of godly joy is the degree to which a believer prays more earnestly for the benefit and blessing of others than for his own. Paul’s life was difficult when he prayed this. Prison Preachers – vs 17-18 3. Joy of Partnering with the People of God Salvation Financial Giving Evangelism Fellowship A fellowship of grace A fellowship of life A fellowship of faith A fellowship of prayer A fellowship of praise, thanksgiving, and love A fellowship of service A fellowship of evangelism A fellowship of separation A fellowship of warfare There is nothing in the world as wonderful as Christian fellowship.