ADVENT READING: John 1:1-14 SUMMARY: We conclude our Advent Celebration on Christmas Eve. Jesus is the source of all the gifts we’ve discovered on this Advent journey—hope, love, joy, and peace. And even as we celebrate His arrival in our world, our anticipation grows—and we continue to live with longing and expectation for His second coming when His work will be complete and all the earth will be restored. Yet even now on the eve of Jesus’s birth, we rejoice. Christ has come! He will come again! SERMON TEXT: Luke 2:6-7 BECAUSE JESUS CAME INTO OUR WORLD, WE CAN… 1. Find HOPE in our uncertainties Romans 15:13 2. Find PEACE in our struggles Luke 2:10-14 3. Find JOY in our discouragements 1 Peter 1:8-9 4. Find LOVE in our differences 1 John 4:18-19 BUT WE CAN ONLY FIND THOSE AS WE… 5. Find Christ in our world Luke 2:6-7, 10-14 CHRIST HAS COME! CHRIST WILL COME AGAIN!