Additional Passages:

Luke 1:26-25,      John 16:17-33,      Psalm 51:10-12


Discussion Questions:

  1. What things around us promise to bring us "joy?"

  2. How much do our circumstances or actions of others determine our moods?

  3. How much do you think our experience of grace and our joy are related?

  4. What tangible steps can we take if we're struggling to experience joy?

  5. Why does serving others bring joy?

  6. How can Jesus bring the "light" of joy into your life?

Action Steps:

-Write a list of things bringing you fear, anxiety, etc. Then dispose of the list (i.e. burning or tearing it up).

-Think of one tangible way that you can share the light of joy to someone you know this week.