Let all things be done for the glory of the Lord and nothing for
self satisfying pleasure.
That which is done out of the motivation of pleasure results in the
reproofs of sin by the Holy Spirit resulting in feelings of guilt and
That which is done out of the motivation of glorifying God results
in the reproof of righteousness by the Holy Spirit called joy.
The joy of the Lord is only imputed to those who seek to do God's
will and not their own.
Brethren, there is no joy in living a life of pleasure in the
pursuit of fun, only feelings of deep guilt and remorse, the reproof of
sin and judgment.
Joy, real joy can only come into our lives when we love God and