Contributed on Dec 8, 2011
Kicking off the Christmas season we examine what steals joy the fastest for a believer by examining the life of Joseph in the Old Testament. This examination takes us through the trials of gossip, as well as the believer's appropriate response to accusati
Joy Series, Part 1 Genesis 37-41 ** We will be continuing our study of Genesis during Sunday night this month ** Introduction - Last time, we looked at 1 Thess 5:16-18 and really focused on Christian living - The primary focus or theme, if we remember, was on “rejoicing ...read more
Contributed on Dec 11, 2011
Will we demonstrate righteousness; worship joyfully; and celebrate joy? The Bible tells us that BEFORE we demonstrate we must RECEIVE!
Joy Series, Part 2 (“How Do You Get Joy”) John 15:11 (and various others) Introduction - Last week we began a series on joy in a most unconventional way - We talked at length about what steals joy fastest; we focused on Joseph - Most would think that his joy would be stolen by ...read more
Contributed on Dec 19, 2011
Continuing our Christmas series on joy we begin in Genesis Chapter 3 and follow the revelation of God, through the book of Isaiah, of the Messiah He will bring to restore His creation to Himself.
Joy Series, Part 3 Genesis 3:15 – Isaiah 53:12 Introduction “A Joyous Prediction” Want to share with you a photo I found this week, “King Size Bed” - Recap of last 2 week’s messages: - 1. What steals joy the fastest? The afflictions others bring ...read more
Contributed on Dec 28, 2011
Our final message in our Christmas joy series concludes with our understanding that the birth of Christ was the beginning of joy, the completion of it was performed on Calvary for our sins.
Joy Series, Part 4 Luke 2:1-21, John 19:28-30, Hebrews 12:2 Introduction “Joy to the World” MERRY CHRISTMAS!!! - Recap of last 3 week’s messages: - 1. What steals joy the fastest? The afflictions others bring upon us (gossip) - We all face accusations and ...read more