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12-13-15 The Glory of Celebration: Joy

The Glory of Celebration: Joy

Luke 2:8-21

 Every culture throughout all of time has celebrated special occasions. There are many things worthy to celebrate, expressing and completing our joy. The birth of Jesus is certainly one of the greatest events in history and meant to bring us joy.

God Is the Source of All Good News and Great Joy

City of David (fulfill prophecy)

A Savior

Christ

The Lord

God’s Glory Is Magnified through the Smallest and Least

Shepherds

Bethlehem

Manger

Joseph and Mary

God Is Glorified through Our Joy and Faithfulness

Praise: the heavenly host

Faithfulness, persistence, joy and praise: the shepherds

Wonder: all who heard

Treasuring and pondering in the heart: Mary