LET IT SHINE: Til Jesus Comes

Let It Shine

December 18, 2016

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Advent worship has been beautifully rich, but we might've saved the best for last. Don't miss this weekend's opportunity and the spirited mix of sweet baptisms, strong words of challenge and the sense of God's powerful presence - Joy To the World.

LET IT SHINE: Til Jesus Comes

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Today's Focus

LET IT SHINE: Til Jesus Comes

Matthew 18:1-4



Faith Like A Child

  • John 1:12
  • Luke 2:8-15



#1 Let’s Go See...




#2 Yes, Bring It!




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Questions to go Deeper

This week, let’s experience the sense of God’s powerful presence - Joy to the World.

LET IT SHINE – Til Jesus Comes

Daily devotionals that accompany each day's reading are also available on Facebook. They are created by a great Ginghamsburg unpaid servant team. You do not have to be a Facebook user to access them. View them here. When the page opens, click the date under NOTES (on the left hand side) to access the full document.

MONDAY: Matthew 2:19-20
Follow Him! Joseph listened to the voice of God in his life. Is God speaking to you? Are you listening? What are you hearing?

TUESDAY: Matthew 2:21-23
Enter In. Joseph went back to the place of Jesus’ mission. Where is your mission? How are you entering into that mission?

WEDNESDAY: Luke 2:22-30
Blessed. Have you ever waited your whole life for a promise? What about an answered prayer from God? What promise/prayer are you waiting for God to answer?

THURSDAY: Luke 2:29-32
Shekinah Glory. The glory of God is God’s presence with us. Have you ever experienced God’s presence? What does God’s presence look like to you? How do you experience it?

FRIDAY: John 1:6-9
God is revealed through the birth of Jesus Christ. How does Jesus give light to everyone? Where have you seen the light of Jesus in your life, community or the world?

SATURDAY: John 1:12-13
Believe. We are children of God. Have you ever received the light of Jesus? Jesus wants you to receive his light and love. If you have never received Jesus’ light or need more light in your life, pray: Jesus I want to receive your light. Come into my life and shine.

SUNDAY: John 1:14
Let Him Shine. Jesus became flesh and blood and moved into our neighborhood. What does it mean for you to carry the light of Jesus beyond the Christmas season: in your home, in your neighborhood, throughout the nation and the world?




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Matthew 18:1-4

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