The Prescription of Joy - Bill Johnson. Scripture prescribes joy as good medicine. In this full sermon from 2017, Bill Johnson teaches on the vital importance of stewarding a lifestyle of joy, and how joy positions us for the breakthroughs we are contending for. The joy of the Lord is our strength. We get to choose and experience joy even before our breakthrough comes, in fact, it is a command from the Lord. “Shout for joy, O barren one, you who have borne no child; Break forth into joyful shouting and cry aloud, you who have not travailed; For the sons of the desolate one will be more numerous than the sons of the married woman,” says the Lord. Isaiah 54: 1
The Prescription of Joy - Bill Johnson
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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 ...