Surrender the Joy Stealers
Rediscover the Jesus Joy in You
6-week Bible Study
When the struggles of this world drain us dry and wring us out, our desert mentality becomes fertile ground for the enemy’s lies to grow. We place our trust in what we see and feel instead of in the God we know and love.
The enemy may threaten to steal our joy—but the truth is, he can’t crack the code.
This strategic six-session Bible study will help women rediscover the overflowing, ever-present Jesus joy within.
“We’ve lost our joy, friends. Something walked right in, bold as day, and stole it out from underneath us. We are discouraged. We are angry. We are sad. We are confused. We are at odds with each other—and the world is receiving a jaded message about faith. That’s not who we are, and that’s why I’m saying this bold and clear.
It’s time to take our joy back.“
God has infused us with his joy, his Spirit, and his love…
we are soaked in his living water, which cannot be drained dry—and we are filled with his joy that cannot be emptied out.
Surrender the Joy Stealers is a strategic six-session Bible study rooted in John 15, that helps women rediscover the overflowing, ever-present Jesus joy within, that fills them, empowers them, and ripens the fruit God produces in their lives. Using personal stories and Biblical application, women will learn how to identify their joy stealers, surrender them to God, reawaken the joy within them, and share that joy with others.
Here’s a glimpse of our journey:
Week 1: Reveal
Through the power of prayer and the truth of Scripture, we begin our journey by revealing and naming what threatens to steal our joy. Identifying our joy stealers is the first step in revoking their power over us.
Week 2: Respond
Week 3: Receive
Week 4: Renew
Week 5: Rest
Week 6: Reach
We all long for joy, but how do we actually grab hold of it? In Surrender the Joy Stealers, Doris has outlined six simple steps for us in this practical Bible study to grasp it firmly in our hand, let it take deep root within our heart, and fill us with strength and courage to walk it out
In Surrender the Joy Stealers, Doris helps her readers, through either individual or group Bible study, learn to identify the joy stealers in their life, surrender them to God, and receive the joy Jesus came to give.
In Surrender the Joy Stealers, Doris Swift helps us take a deep look at what’s going on inside our hearts. Then based on God’s truth, she leads us from hurt to healing and helps us to discover the deep, abiding joy that no circumstances can steal.
Doris Swift has crafted a book that offers tremendous insight into growing closer to God and experiencing true joy in life. I highly recommend this essential guide for anyone looking to strive towards greater understanding of His word!
Surrender the Joy Stealers engages us in a personal study to allow the transforming power of God’s Word to reawaken the joy within us.
In Surrender the Joy Stealers, Ms. Swift offers a fresh, scriptural perspective that enables us to seek out and overcome the many things that can steal our joy. Her excellent teaching and wisdom will be such a help to readers—worthy of both individual or group studies.”
Our world is in desperate need of true and lasting joy. Surrender the Joy Stealers is filled with practical tips to help you not only identify the things that rob you of joy but remove them at their root.
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Whether you’ve walked with the Lord for decades or just started your faith journey, this study will increase your faith and deepen your relationship with God.
Doris Swift’s book, Surrender the Joy Stealers, provides Christian women with a wonderful promise of joy in Jesus—regardless of the momentary circumstances.
What I appreciate so much about Doris Swift’s new Bible study, Surrender the Joy Stealers: Rediscover the Jesus Joy in You, is her realistic, solidly biblical, yet ultimately hopeful message.
One feature I particularly liked is the useful Leader’s Guide that takes you step-by-step in starting a Bible study group. Surrender the Joy Stealers is a Bible study that offers valuable insights and practical guidance for anyone looking to find more joy in their life.
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Doris Swift has a heart for hurting women. She knows what it’s like to struggle with our identity in Christ and to accept his love. In Surrender the Joy Stealers, she guides women through a process of Bible study and prayer so that they might discover for themselves the abundant joy waiting for them through Christ.
Surrender the Joy Stealers is not just a Bible study. Rather, it’s an opportunity for transformation and knowing you’re not alone.
Doris shares relatable personal stories to help women understand scriptural principles and walks us through the study of God’s Word with insightful questions. Gather a few friends, work through this study together, cooperate with God in the process, and discover the truth that ‘regardless of circumstances, we can still experience supernatural joy.’
Through sound biblical teaching, dig-deeper questions, practical application, and relatable personal experiences, Doris leads us to live a joy-filled life, regardless of circumstances.
This practical study will have a lasting impact on Jesus-followers who want to escape the despair of daily disappointments and plant their feet firmly on the path of joy.
Surrender the Joy Stealers is a fantastic six-session Bible study by Doris Swift that helps women rediscover their joy and live their best lives. With relatable stories, biblical teachings, and practical tips, this study guides readers to identify and surrender their joy stealers to God.
Doris’ study will help you identify with what is stealing your joy and discover ways to recover it again through Scripture, prayer practices, and answering thoughtful questions.