Luke 2-10 But the angel said to them, “Listen! Do not fear. For I bring you good news of great joy, which will be to all people.
JOY TO THE WORLD!
JOY=chara in the greek and is defined as joy, gladness, a source of joy.
Joy is one of the fruit of the Spirit that comes as a result of the indwelling of the Holy Spirit within us. You cannot fake joy for either we have it or we don't. The source of joy is God.
It's Christmas time and it brings with it good news that we can share all year long. News that brings great "JOY" to ALL people who would hear and believe.
This TEXT is part of the story of the birth announcement of Jesus that was sent to the Shepherds by God through His angelic host of angels on the night that Jesus was born.
People of God, we have been given "GOOD NEWS" of our Savior’s birth and we are responsible for sharing it with those we encounter on a daily basis.
The good news of "Jesus" arrival to earth from heaven over 2k years ago just to die to pay our sin debt in full is indeed "GOOD NEWS" to ALL people!
True "Joy" can be found in this "good news" on today.
Yes, the good news is "God so loved the world that He gave His only begotten son that whosoever believes in Him shall not perish but have everlasting life."
God has made it possible for the world to be saved from sin and it's penalty through Jesus by faith.
Apostle Paul declares this concerning the "Gospel or Good News" in Romans 1:16- For it is the power of God for salvation to everyone who believes, to the Jew first, and also to the Greek.
The Gospel has the power to save man. This is indeed "GOOD NEWS" that brings with it "GREAT JOY" to all people!
1 John 2:2- He is the atoning sacrifice for our sins, and not for ours only, but also for the sins of the whole world.
1 John 4:14-And we have seen and testify that the Father sent the Son to be the Savior of the world.
People of God, today is the day to set your mind on taking your evangelism and proclamation of the "Gospel Message" to another level. Take it out to your family gathering this week with "Great Joy" of the "good news" of the birth, death, resurrection and 2nd coming of Christ our King.
JOY TO THE WORLD SALVATION HAS COME!
Good tiding of great joy is the news of God's amazing GRACE!
The good news is that God's "GRACE" through Christ is free. No, there is nothing we can do to buy it nor do we deserve it. God gave it to us out of His love for us.
Mankind around the world is in need of good tidings of great joy because scripture declares that all have sinned and fall short of God's glory.
Man cannot save him or her self. We need God and when we receive Him by faith through Christ, the fruit of the Spirit called "JOY" becomes ours by means of God's Holy Spirit who indwells us at the point of salvation.
The God of our salvation who offers "good tiding of great joy" to all people is merciful and just. He is willing to forgive your sins and remember them no more. This is what the Christmas story is about.
1 John 1:9-If we confess our sins, He is faithful and just to forgive us our sins and cleanse us from all unrighteousness.
Jesus came into the world to bring good tidings and great joy that lets us know that we no longer have to be left alone in our state of sin for His coming is our way of escape by faith.
The good news of great joy to all people is God's invitation to salvation.
Christmas is indeed about the "coming" of our Savior and the "calling" of mankind from around the world to come and experience the "JOY" of the goodness of God offered to you on today through Christ.
Revelations 22:17-The Spirit and the bride say, “Come.” Let him who hears say, “Come.” Let him who is thirsty come. Let him who desires take the water of life freely.
Romans 10:9-10 that if you confess with your mouth the Lord Jesus and believe in your heart that God has raised Him from the dead, you will be saved. 10 For with the heart one believes unto righteousness, and with the mouth confession is made unto salvation.
JOY TO THE WORLD, JESUS HAS COME!
Good tidings of Great Joy to all people is available today!
Looking for everlasting "JOY" this Christmas season and everyday forward? Look no further! Jesus has come and will come again!
The angel came that night with “good news of great joy that will be for all the people.”
What was and still is this “good news of great joy?” Glad you asked for it can be found in Luke 2:11-“For unto you is born this day in the city of David a Saviour, which is Christ the Lord.”
The world can steal it's joy it gives to you, but the "JOY" of the Lord that is good news of great joy to all people is everlasting.
God's "JOY" endures through the rough, tough, good, bad, ugly, painful, disappointments, unexpected, uncertainties, etc. because our "JOY is not based on our circumstances, but on the good tidings of great "Joy" that God has given us through His Holy Spirit.
"I am bringing you good news of great joy for all the people." That means for all of us. This is God's message to the world today.
What exactly was the "good news of great joy" of which the angel of God spoke? Well, it was news of the birth of the "Savior, the Messiah, the Lord, the King of Kings and Lord of Lords.
JOY TO THE WORLD SALVATION HAS COME!
Good news of great "JOY" is being spread abroad in the hearts of men still yet today. Will you be one who will receive that "JOY" also?
JOY TO THE WORLD!!! GLAD TIDINGS OF GREAT JOY INDEED!