Behold the God Who Inspires Unexpected Joy
Big Idea: Christmas reveals the God who inspires unexpected joy.
Question: What is one of the happiest memories you have?
“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.’” Luke 2:10
Joy from God is a deep and abiding recognition of God’s goodness and presence.
Joy from God comes in unexpected circumstances.
- Myth #1: I’ll have a life of joy when this hard season is finally over.
Paul: I am “…sorrowful, yet always rejoicing…” 2 Corinthians 6:10
- Myth #2: I’ll have a life of joy when I finally get what I want.
Joy is found by beholding God’s presence in your life.