Bill Johnson - Watch Sermon: Choosing Joy Isn't Denial.
Choosing joy in the midst of a difficult season is not denial. Joy is a supernatural gift that is stepped into as we yield to the Spirit of God. Choosing joy transforms us, and gives us access to a perspective that is higher than our current circumstances. In this sermon clip, Bill Johnson challenges us to choose and surrender to joy in every season.
Johnson was born in Minnesota in 1951 and became a Christian as a young child. Soon after, Johnson read seven books on prayer, which significantly affected his perspective and subsequent ministry.
Johnson's father, Melvin Earl Johnson (1929-2004) was the senior pastor at Bethel Church in Redding from 1968-1982 and subsequently became Executive Officer of the Northern California/Nevada District Council of the Assemblies of God. Earl Joh ...