Come and see the child Go tell it on the mountain There shall the Child lie in a stall, This Child who shall redeem us all. And as God’s glory rises to the highest places, so does our joy. Enrique Iglesias, Greatest Love Of All (Junior Vasquez Mix), Heartbreak Hotel (Featuring Faith Evans and Kelly Price)(Hex Hector Mix), How Will I Know (12-Inch Dance Remix By Jellybean), I Wanna Dance with Somebody (Who Loves Me) (Junior Vasquez Mix), It's Not Right But It's Okay (Thunderpuss Mix) [Remastered], Where Do Broken Hearts Go - Remastered: 2000, Where Do Broken Hearts Go (Remastered: 2000), My Love Is Your Love - Live from Late Show with David Letterman. God made a world of joys to surpass them all with the treasure hidden in a field, the pearl of great price, and the surpassing value of knowing Christ Jesus our Lord. The long-awaited Savior is born. Verse 1: Early in the morning, before the break of day, I asked the Lord to make me whole. Acts 15:3 mentions “great joy” at the surprising and wonderful inclusion of the Gentiles in God’s new-covenant people, and how else could Jude 24 describe our coming into God’s own presence without the experience of “great joy”? “Suddenly there was with the angel a multitude of the heavenly host praising God and saying, ‘Glory to God in the highest, and on earth peace among those with whom he is pleased!’” (Luke 2:13–14). How, then, is the joy of Christmas not just normal but great? It is too high, too long, too deep — even for death itself. Until the day he unseats every sorrow, he promises, “No one will take your joy from you” (John 16:22). David Mathis is executive editor for desiringGod.org and pastor at. Great our joy! God gave us joy for Christmas joy to surpass it. Joy, joy, down in my soul; sweet, beautiful, soul saving joy, oh, joy, joy in my soul. Oh joy, joy in my soul “I delight to do Your will, O my God…” . Away from harm and danger This is from The Preachers Wife!!! We know normal joy. God's great joy Joy, joy Down in my soul Sweet, beautiful, soul saving joy Ohhhhh joy joy in my soul [x3] Ohhhh joy [x4] The master's joy My saviour's joy The lily of the valley joy Alpha and omega joy In the midnight hour joy He gives me strength and power joy No food on the table joy I know that he is able joy Black and white. Joy, joy, down in my soul; sweet, beautiful, soul saving joy, oh, joy, joy in my soul. Other than Matthew’s and Luke’s mention of “great joy” at Jesus’s birth, both Gospels celebrate “great joy” at his resurrection and ascension (Matthew 28:8; Luke 24:52). Women and men. God made the world to remake it one day. And when pagan astrologers traverse far and find him, “they rejoiced exceedingly with great joy” (Matthew 2:10). This is no tribal joy, but for all kinds of people, in every place, at every time. Join the celebration Men in every nation And joy is certainly an appropriate response to God coming to earth. starts and ends within the same node. This gift of God we’ll cherish well, That ever joy … Joy, joy, Gods great joy. The joy of Jesus was His absolute self-surrender and self-sacrifice to His Father— the joy of doing that which the Father sent Him to do— “…who for the joy that was set before Him endured the cross…” (Hebrews 12:2). God gave John the Baptist to point forward to Jesus. Plain old joy undersells the glory of Christmas. This year, as we unpacked our Christmas boxes, and did our annual purge, the JOY stocking holders wound up in the pile for the thrift store. We do a great disservice to God and others when we portray God in a way that matches the false perception of the wicked slave of Matthew 25. Joy, joy, God's great joy Verse 1: Early in the morning, before the break of day, I asked the Lord to make me whole. But God is a restored of God and when he restored your joy, you need to understand that you celebrate in that joy in the New Testament, joy is still used for victory somebody. Three letters are inadequate to hold four stockings. With joy, there is hope. Scripture: … Does God care about both the elect and non-elect in the same way? The sound of the angels Plumbers and dentists. This special gift of love At the anointing of David’s own son as his successor, at the height of Israel’s kingdom — “great joy” (1 Kings 1:40). When the angel heralds his arrival, he says, “I bring you good news of great joy” (Luke 2:10). Christmas joy also goes to great lengths. God's great joy Joy, joy Down in my soul Sweet, beautiful, soul saving joy Ohhhhh joy joy in my soul [x3] Ohhhh joy [x4] The master's joy My saviour's joy The lily of the valley joy Alpha and omega joy In the midnight hour joy He gives me strength and power joy No food on the table joy I know that he is able joy Peter further states: ‘Though you have not seen him, you love him; and even though you do not see him now, you believe in him and are filled with an inexpressible and glorious joy, for you are receiving the goal of your faith, the salvation of your souls’ [1Peter 1:8,9]. Other than Matthew’s and Luke’s mention of “great joy” at Jesus’s birth, both Gospels celebrate “great joy” at his resurrection and ascension (Matthew 28:8; Luke 24:52). Not just Jews, but Gentiles — even pagan astrologers like the magi. Oh, joy, joy in my soul God gave us joy to accentuate and deepen the experience of great joy. “Joy to the world, the Lord is come!” So begins one of the most popular Christmas hymns of all time. Sweet beautiful soul saving joy The Word has become flesh. All of our resources exist to guide you toward everlasting joy in Jesus Christ. In the Greek text 'bring ... good news' is the word: ' euangelizomai' ' - I announce good news. God set Christmas apart. The Bible is replete with “joy” — more than two hundred times in an English translation — but “great joy” appears in single digits. To take our pain away Joy, joy, joy, joy, joy, I've got joy Note the great heights of this joy — from the face of earth all the way up to the heights of heaven. We’re on a mission to change that. God gave us a world of joys to get us ready for this moment when announcing “joy” no longer would be enough. This great joy comes into a world of great sin, great fear, great sorrow, great suffering. The ostrich “deals cruelly with her young, as if they were not hers.” Is ours a land where ostriches roam? The angel who heralds “great joy” in Luke 2:10 is not alone. We have experienced, however meagerly or infrequently, the blessed emotional surges of God-made delight — in a kind word, in a friend’s hug, in our team’s victory, in a cool breeze, in good food and drink. Cannot annotate a non-flat selection. Habits of Grace: Enjoying Jesus Through the Spiritual Disciplines. For years, our three stocking holders each brandished a letter: J O Y. It’s common Christmas decor. It’s actually an extension of God’s joy that lives in you. Verse 2: When I get weak and I can't go on, I feel all my hope, all my joy is gone. Note: When you embed the widget in your site, it will match your site's styles (CSS). This great joy comes into a world of great sin, great fear, great sorrow, great suffering. We normally associate evangelism with the message of salvation through the death of Christ, and with challenging people to repent, but here evangelism - the announcement of good news - focuses on the joy intrinsic in the birth of Christ. 2020: The Year that God Still Proclaims Good Tidings of Great Joy December 23, 2020 December 23, 2020 Rob Slane It wasn’t, as many suppose, a year in which we experienced a public health crisis, which Governments then did their very best to manage our way through, so that we can eventually come out the other end and go back to the lives we were living before. God gave us a garden in the beginning to prepare us for a garden-city in the end. He holds me and the Lord keeps me; oh, joy, joy in my soul. Who can make you whole This is an anointed and beautiful rendition by the voice. In swaddling clothes Let’s also think about this… And it’s God’s zeal—his passion, his joy—to send his Son, to seat him on his throne, to bless him with an eternal kingdom. We have tasted his goodness in his world, even on this side of sin’s curse. Joy, joy, God's great joy In fact, this child, who is Joy Incarnate, will be a Man of Sorrows, acquainted with grief, and it will be his great suffering that secures for us the great joy (Isaiah 53:3–6). His Word records times when He expressed regret, sorrow or anger over the conduct of mankind, and yet He still experiences a vibrant, lasting joy. At the restoration of the Passover after generations of neglect — “great joy” (2 Chronicles 30:26). Not just kings and high-ranking officials, but blue-collar shepherds. This is just a preview! Chorus Joy, joy, God’s great joy Joy, joy down in my soul Sweet, beautiful, soul saving joy Oh, joy, joy in my soul Lead Listen to the music the sound of the angels Come and see the child who can make you whole Laying in a manger away from harm and danger Choir Oh joy, joy in my soul, oh joy, joy in my soul Chorus Joy, joy, God’s great joy “Beautiful for situation, the joy of the whole earth, is mount Zion, on the sides of the north, the city of the great King.” Psalms 42:4 “When I remember these things , I pour out my soul in me: for I had gone with the multitude, I went with them to the house of God, with the voice of joy … In fact, this child, who is joy incarnate, will be a man of sorrows, acquainted with grief, and it will be his great suffering that secures for us the great joy (Isaiah 53:3-6). God’s zeal is different; he is intensely passionate for the world to be as it should be—right, just, and at peace. gods great joy joy joy down in my soul sweet beautiful soul saving joy oh joy joy in my soul listen to the music the sound of the angels. Oh, joy, joy in my soul Good News of God’s Great Joy. Matthew and Luke accent different aspects of the birth story, but they sing this note in unison: Christ’s coming is not simply an occasion for joy, but great joy. The Spirit of God and the Word of God are two primary means by which the joy of the Lord is conveyed to men (see Psalm 119:111; Jeremiah 15:16; verses on the Holy Spirit and joy above). Listen to the music Oh, joy, joy in my soul It cannot. Way down deep inside, unspeakable joy Enjoy and be blessed!!!! Our great God does not find joy in the tragedies themselves. Because we are most satisfied in God when he is most glorified. Joy is a state of being, a state of peace and content. But Christmas is not normal joy. If it’s chosen. No one has more Christmas cheer than God! The angel who announced the birth of Jesus Christ to the shepherds said, “Behold, I bring you good news of great joy that will be Oh, joy, joy in my soul We must know good before we can know better. The immediate cause was the advent of baby Mercy, born in April. Joy on banners. ... A brief look into why the birth of Jesus should be a source of overwhelming joy for all believers. As the work of his hands, we know joy. In both Matthew 2 and Luke 2, “great joy” comes together with worship and praise. Laymen and clergy. God gave a first covenant to surpass it with a second. When Whitney sangs gospel, my God. Give the sense! Said it's way down deep joy You can see poverty and plenty, sorrow and happiness, but cities are seldom known as places of great joy. Hark! So give the sense, brothers. This is not a small joy quarantined in Jerusalem, but a great joy extended and offered to all the nations. come and see the child who can make you whole lying in a manger away from harm and danger oh joy joy in my soul joy joy gods great joy joy joy down in my soul And our Great Joy is now with us to the end of the age, strengthening us in every fear, cheering us in every grief, holding us in all our suffering. Could I Have This Kiss Forever"(feat. Joy, joy, joy! God's Great Joy Contributed by Kelvin Parks on Oct 31, 2004 (message contributor) based on 64 ratings (rate this sermon) | 21,015 views. In the beginning, the God of joy made a world of joys — a creation full of good, altogether “very good,” and primed to delight his creatures (Genesis 1:31; 2:9). The magi “fell down and worshiped him” (Matthew 2:11). This is “good news of great joy that will be for all the people” (Luke 2:10). Joy, joy, down in my soul “Great joy” at Christmas tells us something profound about God and how he works in our world. He himself has come down in the person of his Son. Most people in the world have no experience of lasting joy in their lives. With joy, hardship offers growth and opportunity. Joy can overcome anything and everything in this world if it’s allowed. Shout it from a valley By: Georgia Mass Choir. Joy in Christmas lights. Tell about the baby He sent from up above But not only did God fill his world with joy, but also his word. At the dedication of Nehemiah’s rebuilt walls after the return from exile — “great joy” (Nehemiah 12:43). This seems to imply that His joy generally wells from different sources than mankind's. Joy, joy, God's great joy Joy, joy, down in my soul Sweet beautiful soul saving joy Oh joy, joy in my soul He sent from up above This special gift of love More precious Than silver or gold He was sent this holiday To take our pain away Oh, joy, joy in my soul Oh, joy, joy in my soul Go tell it on the mountain Does God love everyone in the world? He holds me and the Lord keeps me; oh, joy, joy in my soul. Verse 2: When I get weak and I cant go on, From his birth in Bethlehem to his death on a cross, this Joy was great enough to be born in obscurity, be laid in a manger, and have no place to lay his head. Christmas is not natural joy, but supernatural. Joy, joy, down in my soul Christmas, the Gospels say, is great joy. But perhaps we have a theological reason as well to let the JOY holders go. Such news captures not only lowly shepherds, but even the hosts of heaven, who long to look into these things (1 Peter 1:12). Lying in a manger Do Matthew and Luke give us any hints as to how Christmas joy is set apart from the joys we know and love every day, even in our struggles and pain? Before the angel announces “great joy,” the shepherds are filled with “great fear” (Luke 2:9). Than silver or gold There shall be born, so He did say, In Bethlehem a Child today. An annotation cannot contain another annotation. Joy, joy, joy! Joy, joy, God's great joy, The Related Products tab shows you other products that you may also like, if you like Joy. Here is a joy deeper than every fear and grief, deeper than every sorrow and pain. Then I will go to the altar of God, to God my exceeding joy, and I will praise you with the lyre, O God, my God. Joy is the stuff of every day; “great joy” is kept for the highest of moments. Of victory this morning, you've been going through you've been pressing through, but you wanna claim victory this morning and it shows here with the disciples when they're returning rejoice. Joy, joy in my soul, Whitney Houston Lyrics provided by SongLyrics.com. I bring you good news of great joy that will be for all people." Oh, joy, joy in my soul “The shepherds returned, glorifying and praising God for all they had heard and seen” (Luke 2:20). God designed his world of joys to prepare us for great joy in his Son. How great our joy! Jesus was God’s plan from the creation of the ... Good News of Great Joy. The shepherds who received the angels’ message rejoiced after they saw him with their own eyes (Luke 2:20). : You can see almost anything in the city. Psalm 42:4 ESV / 4 helpful votes Helpful Not Helpful These things I remember, as I pour out my soul: how I would go with the throng and lead them in procession to the house of God with glad shouts and songs of praise, a multitude keeping festival. John Piper is founder and teacher of desiringGod.org and chancellor of Bethlehem College & Seminary. Oh, joy, joy in my soul We live in a dark world. He was sent this holiday And Christmas joy also goes to great depths. There must be joy before there can be great joy. But this Great Joy could not be extinguished. “Great joy” is rare and climactic. Luke tells of the angelic outburst of praise when they announced the birth of the Christ (Luke 2:8-14). Christmas is a season of joy. All the people. Oh joy, joy in my soul Joy is the stuff of every day; “great joy” is kept for the highest of moments. He would be rejected by his own people, delivered over by their authorities, and betrayed by his own friend. Great Joy In the City Acts 8:5-8 INTRO. Make sure your selection Joy in frames. The Christian finds joy in being freed from guilt, anticipating an eternal reward, having fellowship with God, and being part of God’s work. Praise we the Lord in heav’n on high! 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