Joy to the World

Luke 1:46-55

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 Joy is meant to be shared.

• She saw herself part of something bigger.

• It’s hard to enjoy God’s blessings alone.

 Joy moves faith from head to heart.

• Mary’s thoughts were steeped in the Psalms.

• The God of the Bible is our God today.

 Joy is in the serving.

• Mary saw herself a servant in a nation of servants.

• We were created and called to serve.

 Present joy is only a taste of full joy to come.

• Mary’s hopes are stated in the past tense.

• Hope creates joy now.

Mary invites us to participate in her joy.