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Sorrow Turned into Joy

June 25, 2017 Series: Behold the Lamb: The Gospel According to John

Scripture: John 16:16–16:33

I. The promise of joy. 16-20
II. The parable of joy. 21-22
III. The prayers of joy. 23-24
IV. The provisions of joy. 25-33
     A. Love (25-27a)
     B. Faith (27b-28)
     C. Hope (29-33)
Next Steps:
16:33 – note the imperative!  “Take heart!”

Therefore, we have …        

  • Joy in proper worldview.     Romans 14:17
  • Joy in believing. Romans 15:13
  • Joy in affliction. 2 Corinthians 7:4
  • Joy in giving. 2 Corinthians 8:2
  • Joy in unity. Philippians 2:2
  • Joy in endurance. Colossians 1:11
  • Joy in example. 1 Thess. 1:6
  • Joy in trials. James 1:2
  • Joy in the Word. 1 John 1:4
  • Joy in personal conversation. 2 John 12
  • Joy in discipleship. 3 John 4

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