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Luke 2:8-10 ESV

    And in the same region there were shepherds out in the field, keeping watch over their flock by night. [9] And an angel of the Lord appeared to them, and the glory of the Lord shone around them, and they were filled with fear. [10] And the angel said to them, "Fear not, for behold, I bring you good news of a great joy that will be for all the people.

Joy at Christmas. 

I am sure all who read this want to have joy at Christmas.  A clever young man might think he can bring joy and save on a Christmas present by presenting his beloved an engagement ring.  A parent might go a little overboard in spending to see the anticipated joy on a child’s face.  Bringing joy is hard work and just a little expensive.  That work and expense is also risky.  Will the toy last past the next trash pick up?  Will the diamond be the only lasting thing in the marriage?

So...let’s go back and examine this whole joy thing.  What is the source of joy?  Joy is a gift.  The angels gave it.  The shepherds did not buy it.  Joy is good news.  The joy of the shepherds would be found when they went to Bethlehem and saw their Savior.

So...back to our joy this Christmas.  Joy is a gift.  God gives it to you this Christmas. You cannot buy it.  Joy is good news.  The true joy of this Christmas is your encounter with Jesus.  The good news of your salvation in the death and resurrection of Jesus is true joy.

In Christ,

Pastor Schmidt

Nativity Choir Cantata

“The Coming of the Savior”

December 18

8:30am  &  11:00am

Christmas Services

Saturday, December 24, 7 PM-Children’s Christmas Service

“The Trees of Christmas”

Saturday, December 24, 11 PM-Candlelight Service

Sunday, December 25, 8:30 AM (ONE SERVICE ONLY)

                                    Christmas Day with Holy Communion

                                  (Broadcast over KGMT)


Contact Information

Phone 402-729-5163
Email gl92901@windstream.net
Address 1100 G. Street
Fairbury, NE 68352