Practicing Joyful Habits through the Problems of Life Philippians 4:5–7 You will never understand Joy until you begin the Christian Life How Do I Maintain Joy in a Sinful World? Learning about the God of the Bible by learning the Bible Singing to and about the God of the Bible Remembering Past Blessings Revisiting the Work of Salvation Rehearsing the Promises of God Serving the Lord 1. Choose gentleness or graciousness in the face of persecution 2. Practice the Presence of God. He is near OR He is coming soon. 3. Choose to pray instead of worry. Prayer Supplication Thanksgiving Requests 4. Trust the peace of God to guard your heart.