ADVENT 3, The Key to Joy
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Date: December 16, 2018
Speaker: Bobby Delgado
Scripture: Nehemiah 8:1–8:12, Luke 2:8–2:12
Tags: Joy, thieves of joy, true joy, what brings joy, how can I experience joy
1. Each new day is an opportunity to Choose Joy!
Psalm 118:24 "This is the day that the Lord has made; let us rejoice and be glad in it."
2. In this world, we are surrounded by thieves of joy.
3. God's desire is for us to have joy in every situation.
Psalm 94:19 "When anxiety was great within me, Your consolation brought me joy."
James 1:2 "Consider it pure joy, my brothers, when you face trials of every kind."
4. In order for us to have True Joy, all the time, we must allow God to fill us with His joy.
Psalm 16:11 "You make known to me the path of life; you fill me with joy in your presence with eternal pleasures at your right hand."Romans 15:13 "Now the God of hope fill you with joy and peace in believing so that by the power of the holy spirit you may have hope."Galatians 5:22 "but the fruit of the spirit is love, joy, …"
5. Jesus came to bring us joy.
Lk 2:10 And the angel said to them, “Fear not, for behold, I bring you good news of great joy that will be for all the people.”