King David was so distraught after his sin of adultery and murder that he penned a song of repentance. In Psalm 51:12 David says, “Restore to me the joy of your salvation, and make me willing to obey you” (NLT).
Often the enemy of our hearts will tempt us to sin, making it seem like a fun thing to do. But don’t buy it. It is a trap that will lead to unhappiness and pain. True joy comes when we turn around and are willing to completely obey God. Then He restores our joy so that we overflow in Him.