Joy to the World!

Joy to the World!
(Psalm 98)

I. Isaac Watts (the composer)

II. Psalm 98 (the source)

A. Rejoice in God as Savior of His people (Psalm 98:1-3)

B. Rejoice in God as King over all the earth (Psalm 98:4-6)

C. Rejoice in God as Judge over all the nations (Psalm 98:7-9)

III. Joy to the World (the hymn)

A. Verse 1: “Joy to the world, the Lord is come!” (Psalm 98:4-6; Luke 2:7)

B. Verse 2: “Joy to the world, the Savior reigns!” (Psalm 98:7-8; Luke 2:11)

C. Verse 3: “No more let sin and sorrow grow!” (Psalm 98:1-2; Genesis 3:17-19; Romans 8:21)

D. Verse 4: “He rules the world with truth and grace!” (Psalm 98:3, 9; John 1:17)

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