Category Archives: GIVE JOY

December 25 – GIVE JOY – Merry Christmas!

Read Luke 1:26-2:21 and John 3:16 “For God so loved the world that he gave his one and only Son that whoever believes in him shall not perish but have eternal life.” From all of us at Grace Church, Merry … Continue reading

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December 24 – GIVE JOY – Rescue

Read Luke 19:1-10 “For the Son of Man came to seek and to save the lost.” Luke 19:10 You probably know the story of Christmas. A trip to Bethlehem. No room. A birth. A manger. Angels. Shepherds. A star. Magi. … Continue reading

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December 23 – GIVE JOY – Have Peace

Read Luke 2:14 & Colossians 3:15 “Let the peace of Christ rule in your hearts, since as members of one body you were called to peace. And be thankful.” “Glory to God in the highest heaven, and on earth peace to … Continue reading

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December 22 – GIVE JOY – Our Savior

Read Luke 2:11 “Today in the town of David a Savior has been born to you; he is the Messiah the Lord.” The Savior—yes, the Messiah, the Lord—has been born today in Bethlehem, the city of David! Christmas day is … Continue reading

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December 21 – GIVE JOY – Slow down

Read Luke 1:26-38 “The angel answered, “The Holy Spirit will come to you. The power of the Most High God will cover you. So the holy one that is born will be called the Son of God. Your relative Elizabeth … Continue reading

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December 20 – GIVE JOY – Finding Jesus

Read Luke 2:41-52 “Why were you searching for me?” he asked. “Didn’t you know I had to be in my Father’s house?” Mary and Joseph were stressed. They thought they had lost their son, Jesus. As they retraced their steps, they found … Continue reading

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December 19 – GIVE JOY – Jesus paid the debt

Read Romans 6: 23 “For the wages of sin is death, but the gift of God is eternal life in Christ Jesus our Lord.” Has anyone ever owed you money and they have not paid you back?  Have you ever … Continue reading

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December 18 – GIVE JOY – Care for others

Read John 6: 5-12 “Here is a boy with five small loaves of barley bread. He also has two small fish. But how far will that go in such a large crowd?” Jesus said, “Have the people sit down.” There … Continue reading

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December 17 – GIVE JOY – Made new

Read 2 Corinthians 5:17 “Therefore, if anyone is in Christ, he is a new creation; the old has gone, the new has come!” There’s just something about having Jesus as the leader of your life that just changes you! Around … Continue reading

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December 16 – GIVE JOY – Give back

Read John 15: 11-14 “Greater love has no one than this: to lay down one’s life for one’s friends.” We are getting closer and closer to Christmas and it is such an exciting time of year. In the middle of … Continue reading

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