Category Archives: GIVE JOY

December 15 – GIVE JOY – Be reconciled

Read Romans 5:6-11 “…But we boast in God through our Lord Jesus Christ, through whom we have now received reconciliation.” It is easy to be nice to people who are nice to us. If a person helps us, we don’t … Continue reading

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December 14 – GIVE JOY – Serve others

Read Mark 10:32-45 “For even the Son of Man did not come to be served, but to serve, and to give His life a ransom for many.” Have you ever answered a question and your answer wasn’t even close to … Continue reading

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December 13 – GIVE JOY – Walk by faith

Read Luke 2: 22-35 “Sovereign Lord, as you have promised, you may now dismiss your servant in peace.” For many years after the Old Testament time people waited to see the Messiah. They heard the prophesies spoken of in the … Continue reading

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December 12 – GIVE JOY – God sees more

Read Luke 1: 26-28, Psalm 139: 13-14 “…Greetings, you who are highly favored! The Lord is with you.” Mary was a regular young lady. There was not anything outwardly special about her. She probably was not the most popular girl … Continue reading

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December 11 – GIVE JOY – Jesus brings joy

Read Luke 2:36-38 “Coming up to them at that very moment, she gave thanks to God and spoke about the child to all who were looking forward to the redemption of Jerusalem.” Her name was Anna. Her husband had passed … Continue reading

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December 10 – GIVE JOY – See the Light

Read Matthew 2: 1-12 “Where is the one who has been born king of the Jews? We saw his star when it rose and have come to worship him.” The Wise Men were compelled to seek the star, a light … Continue reading

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December 9 – GIVE JOY – The shepherd’s experience

Read Luke 2:8-10 “And there were shepherds living out in the fields nearby, keeping watch over their flocks at night.  An angel of the Lord appeared to them…” God brought both shepherds and magi to visit Jesus when He was young. … Continue reading

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