Intro: 1. What motivates you in life? 2. Eleanor Roosevelt was on to this concept when she said: "When you give joy to other people, you get more joy in return. You should give a good thought to happiness that you can give out." 3. It is relatively easy to rejoice in the Lord when things in life are going well. 4. What do I have to rejoice in then?
I. Assurance of Salvation - Luke 10:17-20 II. Salvation of Others - Luke 15
Closing Remarks: What should motivate us to rejoice? 1. That our names are written in Heaven. 2. The salvation of others that have their name written in heaven.