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.
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.
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!
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!
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.
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 that is being offered to the world.
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?
The good news of the Gospel awaits you on today if you have ears to hear and a heart to receive what the Spirit is saying to you in this hour.