1.     Have you thought of God as primarily happy or not?  Why or why not?

2.     Read Ps. 1:1.  What is the significance of using the metaphor of walk/stand/sit in relationship to happiness?

3.     Read Ps. 1:1.  Pastor Stephen mentioned that blessed (asher in Hebrew) can also mean joy, satisfied, or fulfilled.  Discuss how this impacts traditional dichotomies that we have made between joy/happiness and between happiness/holiness.

4.     Read Ps. 1:2.  Discuss why happiness is a by-product as opposed to something you seek directly.

5.     Read Ps. 1:3, Mt. 5:4, and 2 Cor. 4:10.  Discuss how happiness and sadness relate to one another.

6.     Read Ps. 46:10, Lk. 2;10, and Mt. 25:13.  How does the happiness of God affect your happiness.

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