1) Two Words - Sorrow and Joy
2) Two Texts
Jeremiah 31:13 - I will turn their mourning into gladness; I will give them comfort and joy instead of sorrow.
Luke 2:10 - But the angel said to them, “Do not be afraid. I bring you good news that will cause great joy for all the people.
3) Two Examples
4) Two Lessons
- Jesus’ birth reminds us that God is in control and is working to bring true joy to his people
- Jesus’ birth reminds us that the pathway to true joy must go through the painful trial of sorrow.