Sermon Series
  • 1. The Joy Of Community

    Contributed on Jan 17, 2007
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    Part 1 of a Series on Philippians, focusing on the joy found in a community of believers.

    The Joy of Community I. Introduction A. God’s People and Joy 1. In the Old Testament a) Nehemiah 8:10 – “Do not sorrow, for the joy of the Lord is your strength.” b) Psalm 16:11 – “In your presence is the fullness of joy. At your right hand are pleasures evermore.” c) Psalm 43:4 – “Then I ...read more

  • 2. Joy In Hardships

    Contributed on Jan 17, 2007
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    Part 2 of a series from Philippians focusing on the blessings of trials.

    The Joy of Hardships I. Introduction A. Sources of Joy 1. Men have searched for joy through many avenues. a) Voltaire search for joy in unbelief and then declared, “I wish I had never been born.” b) Lord Byron searched for joy in pleasure, yet proclaimed, “The worm, the canker, and grief are ...read more

  • 3. The Joy Of Purpose

    Contributed on Jan 17, 2007
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    Part 3 in a series on Philippians focusing on the Christian’s purpose

    The Joy of Purpose I. Introduction A. Knowing Your Purpose 1. Hank Aaron and Yogi Berra a) Berra, catcher for the Yankees, was playing against Aaron, Milwaukee Braves, in the World Series. b) Berra was keeping up his ceaseless chatter, intended to pep up his teammates and distract the ...read more

  • 4. Joy Of Unity

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    Part 4 of a series on Philippians focusing on the formula for unity.

    The Joy of Unity Philippians 2:1-4 I. Introduction A. The Glass Beaker 1. A professor was demonstrating the durability of tempered glass. a) Holding a beaker by the neck the professor pounded a nail into a piece of wood. b) Much to the surprise of everyone in the class that beaker did not ...read more

  • 5. The Joy Of Obedience

    Contributed on Jan 17, 2007
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    Part 5 of a series on Philippians focusing on the example of Jesus

    The Joy of Obedience Philippians 2:5-18 I. Introduction A. Examples of Obedience 1. Emily Wilson was a housekeeper for John Kenneth Galbraith. a) Galbraith was the most trusted economic voice in America from the mid thirties through the early seventies. b) After a long and grueling day, ...read more

  • 6. The Joy Example

    Contributed on Jan 17, 2007
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    Part 6 in a series on Philippians focusing on the example of faithful Christians

    The Joy of Example I. Introduction A. No one to Help 1. In San Bernardino, California a reporter arranged for a man to lie in a gutter on a busy street. a) Hundred of people passed by over a period of several hours. b) Not one person stopped to render aide. 2. Several years ago in Detroit ...read more

  • 7. The Joy Of Priority

    Contributed on Jan 17, 2007
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    Part 7 in a series on Philippians focusing on the key to making Jesus a priority

    The Joy of Priority I. Introduction A. Wrecked Priorities 1. Young investment banker was driving his new BMW on a snow covered mountain road. a) He lost control of his car and was headed for a steep cliff. b) At the last moment, he jumped from the car. c) The car plummeted to the bottom of ...read more

  • 8. The Joy Of Progress

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    Part 8 in a series on Philippians focusing in the keys to Spiritual Growth

    The Joy of Progress Philippians 3:12-21 I. Introduction A. The Two Trappers 1. In the mid 1800’s two trappers were diligently collecting skins in the Cumberland Plateau area of Tennessee. a) At the end of the season the two decided to pack up and head home. b) They made their way back to ...read more

  • 9. The Joy Of Proper Thinking

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    Part 9 in a series on Philippians focusing on the mind of a Christian

    The Joy of Proper Thinking Philippians 4:1-9 I. Introduction A. A Bright Future 1. In 1999 and 2000 Rick Ankeil was a sure fire star. a) He pitched for the St. Louis Cardinals. b) Some called him the next Sandy Kuafax. c) He seemed to be a natural. 2. A New Season a) The 2001 became a ...read more

  • 10. The Joy Of Contentment

    Contributed on Jan 17, 2007
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    Part 10 in a series on Philippians, focusing on contentment in Christ

    The Joy of Contentment I. Introduction A. Learning Contentment 1. Russian couple lived in a very small hut with their two children. a) The husband’s parents lost their home and moved in with the couple. b) The conditions were crowded and unbearable. c) She went to the village wise man to ...read more