Sermons 2015

Exceeding Joy

(Dec 13) Exceeding Joy - Part I

Exceeding Joy. That’s what Jesus brings us. Exceeding means to go beyond. We have a joy deficit these days. We appear to be happy. But deep inside we long for something more, something more satisfying. Take Christmas for example. I look forward to it more than I actually enjoy it. Something’s missing. So I want to put Jesus back into my equation for joy. As we look at the nativity narrative out of Luke for the next two weeks, let’s ask two questions: How do I find Joy in the story of Jesus birth? and How do I give away joy as a result of Jesus birth?