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Joy
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Joy

Introduction: Have you ever experienced buyer’s remorse? You were happy when you purchased the item, but unhappy with the item when the first payment was due. The happiness you felt wasn’t sustainable. It was momentary. The Christmas story is about joy, not happiness. “What is the difference between joy and happiness?” is the question today....

Love
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Love

Introduction: Buying gifts can be a difficult task. What color? What size? Will they like it? Do they need it? These are questions that play into our gift buying decisions. When Jesus came to earth with gifts of Hope, Love, Peace, and Joy, He didn’t expect a gift in return even though He did receive...

Wisdom to Know the Difference
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Wisdom to Know the Difference

Introduction: Acceptance, change, and the wisdom to know whether you should accept or change requires wisdom. Are you at peace with the decisions you are making? Do your decisions honor God? Do you need courage to change a relationship or a habit that you know isn’t God’s plan for your life? The questions today are:...

Courage to Change
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Courage to Change

Introduction: The question this week is: Where do you need the courage to change something God is calling you to change? Change takes courage. Saying yes to God takes courage. Trusting God always takes courage to change. 1. Do Not Be Afraid · Encounters with the angels in the Christmas Story always involve fear. In...

Serenity to Accept
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Serenity to Accept

Introduction: Has your life ever been very peaceful and calm, then out of nowhere an unexpected wave knocks you off your feet and sends you tumbling out of control? Sometimes that unexpected wave is as simple as a traffic jam that makes you late to work. Other times it is a serious health challenge. What...