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“THE WREATH THAT SPEAKS” - #2

Joy – Luke 2:8-14

“Are we really ENJOYING Christmas, or just ENDURING IT?”

    The second candle on our Advent Wreath reminds us that Christmas is joy!  And here in Luke 2 we see:

  1. Joy REVEALED

Jesus was born just as we were … but from the very beginning, it was clear He was different from you and me.  Jesus lived His life from an earthly perspective

  • Wrap your head around v. 13 – How many is a great company of the heavenly host?

  1. Joy can be RESTORED

“Joy is not something we’re born with – it’s something we learn.”

  • Joy is something we have to pursue – remember what He has done!
  • Take the “Gratitude Challenge!”

  1. Joy RENEWED

“Everybody can be great … because anybody can serve.  You don’t have to have a college degree to serve.  You don’t have to make your subject and verb agree to serve.  You only need a heart full of grace.  A soul generated by love.”

(Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.)

  • “Restore to me the joy of your salvation.”   (Psalm 51:12)

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