Dec 16, 2018
Real Joy (Luke 2:8-11; John 15:9-13)
Series: Advent 2018
“Joy to the World” we sing. The angel said he was bringing, “good news that will cause great joy for all people.” What is joy? Is it just happiness over circumstances that are pleasant. Is it something like that but a bit more? Jesus said that our joy could be full, or complete in John 15:11. How can we get to that point? Today we consider the joy that comes from the promise and purpose of Jesus being born some 2000 years ago. Real joy is possible.
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  • Dec 16, 2018Real Joy (Luke 2:8-11; John 15:9-13)
    Dec 16, 2018
    Real Joy (Luke 2:8-11; John 15:9-13)
    Series: Advent 2018
    “Joy to the World” we sing. The angel said he was bringing, “good news that will cause great joy for all people.” What is joy? Is it just happiness over circumstances that are pleasant. Is it something like that but a bit more? Jesus said that our joy could be full, or complete in John 15:11. How can we get to that point? Today we consider the joy that comes from the promise and purpose of Jesus being born some 2000 years ago. Real joy is possible.
  • Dec 9, 2018Peace on Earth
    Dec 9, 2018
    Peace on Earth
    Series: Advent 2018
    Peace is far more than the absence of conflict. Peace has to do with one’s well being. Peace is when there is harmony in relationship. Peace is not about circumstances but about the heart. Jesus came to bring peace, between God and humanity. Once we have peace with God, we find that we have peace with one another.
  • Dec 2, 2018Hope for All – Isaiah 40
    Dec 2, 2018
    Hope for All – Isaiah 40
    Series: Advent 2018
    Hope. It is a word we use a great deal. Last week children were hoping for a snow day. Parents were hoping for school. We hope our team wins. We have many things that we hope for. But the hope that comes from Jesus is far greater than a wish. Christlike hope is a confident expectation based on the reality of who God is. The birth of Jesus is hope fulfilled, as well as hope for the future.