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Dec 19, 2018

12/16/18 Third Week of Advent - Joy to the World - Pastor Kevin
Call To Worship
“Make a joyful noise to the LORD, all the earth! Serve the LORD with gladness! Come into his presence with singing! Know that the LORD, he is God! It is he who made us, and we are his; we are his people, and the sheep of his pasture. Enter his gates with thanksgiving, and his courts with praise! Give thanks to him; bless his name! For the LORD is good; his steadfast love endures forever, and his faithfulness to all generations.”
Luke 2:8-14

"And in the same region there were shepherds out in the field, keeping watch over their flock by night. And an angel of the Lord appeared to them, and the glory of the Lord shone around them, and they were filled with great fear. 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. For unto you is born this day in the city of David a Savior, who is Christ the Lord. And this will be a sign for you: you will find a baby wrapped in swaddling cloths and lying in a manger.” And suddenly there was with the angel a multitude of the heavenly host praising God and saying,

“Glory to God in the highest,
    and on earth peace among those with whom he is pleased!”

Vs. 8 - Out In A Field
Vs. 9 - An Angel Appeared
Vs. 10–12 - Bringing Good News of Great Joy
Vs. 13–14 - A Sign, A Multitude Praising God, For Peace on Earth 
May we be people of of God’s great joy.
May God’s Joy shine in our hearts as we proclaim
Good News to those we meet.
Let us share God’s Joy by blessing each other.
Let us share God’s Joy as we obey the Commands of Christ.
Let us share God’s Joy by praying for those lost without God’s Peace.
Remember that God’s Joy will sustain us through all seasons of life.
Go and share joy, love and hope with all those you meet.