Sunday Celebration: 12-10-23
Sermon Title: “Great Joy; Quiet Joy ”
Sermon BIG IDEA: “ When it comes to Joy, both exploding and imploding are quite okay. “
Sermon Series Title: ” Classic Christmas Carols “
Sermon Passage: Luke 2:16-20
Celebration Preparation–Passage To Ponder: “ Surely God is my salvation; I will trust and not be afraid. The LORD, the LORD, is my strength and my song; He has become my salvation.” With joy you will draw water from the wells of salvation.” (Isaiah 12:2-3 NIV84) “
Celebration Invitation–Scripture Reading: Adapted from: Phil. 4:4; 3:1 NIV; Ps 9:2; Ps 33:1 (NIV84)
Rejoice in the Lord always. I will say it again: Rejoice!
[We] will be glad and rejoice in You; [We] will sing praise to Your name, O Most High.
Finally, my brothers and sisters, rejoice in the Lord! It is no trouble for me to [say] the same things to you again, and it is a safeguard for you.
Sing joyfully to the LORD, you righteous; it is fitting for the upright to praise Him.