We only have to take inventory for a second, and we would agree. God delights in thrilling His children!
There is no other source of joy that can sustain you like that! In Christ we can be full of joy!
We are never more secure than when we sit at His table and feast on His Word, the bread of life!
How do you respond to trials? Maybe you’re facing some severe trial today and wondering how you will make it … The last thing you may feel is overflowing joy.
Even though we only gather for worship one day a week, how would our lives be different if we viewed every day as designed by God with equal precision and purpose?
The kind of joy the shepherds experienced was so contagious it could even bring a smile to Mr. Grinch!
“Suddenly a great company of the heavenly host appeared with the angel, praising God and saying, ‘Glory to God in the highest, and on earth peace to men on whom His favor rests.’” Luke 2:13-14 (NIV)
Choose to rejoice in the blessings of others, realizing that God uses people in ways best suited for His purposes.
Part of the joy of Christmas is giving. John 3:16 says, “For God so loved the world that He gave His one and only Son…” That’s what Christmas is all about!
For many centuries, Advent was a season of spiritual preparation before the celebration of Christmas.