Return to Joy
Topic: Dudley's Monthly Message Passage: John 15
RETURN TO JOY
We are designed to receive pleasure from the dopamine that saturates the cells of our brains when joy (or a joy-like substitute) is experienced, lighting up the center of our very being and cre- ating neural pathways that teach us to seek that pleasure again. The struggle of humanity is that sin has so distorted us that we try to find that state of joy by a means other than being vitally connected to God himself...