Sermon Series

  • 1. Don't Let Your Mind Wander

    Contributed on Aug 30, 2015
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    This message looks at teh need to be thining the right things

    DON’T LET YOUR MIND WANDER PHILIPPIANS 4:8-9 FINALLY, BROTHERS, WHATEVER IS TRUE, WHATEVER IS HONORABLE, WHATEVER IS JUST, WHATEVER IS PURE, WHATEVER IS LOVELY, WHATEVER IS COMMENDABLE, IF THERE IS ANY EXCELLENCE, IF THERE IS ANYTHING WORTHY OF PRAISE, THINK ABOUT THESE THINGS. 9 WHAT YOU ...read more

  • 2. Walking For Our Life As A Follower Of Christ

    Contributed on Jul 27, 2015
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    This message looks at the christian walk as a lifestyle

    WALKING FOR OUR LIFE AS A FOLLOWER OF CHRIST Philippians 3:16-19 however, let us keep living by that same standard to which we have attained. 17  Brethren, join in following my example, and observe those who walk according to the pattern you have in us. 18  For many walk, of whom I often told you, ...read more

  • 3. Growing Through Focus And Forgetting

    Contributed on Jul 27, 2015
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    Focus our lives allows us to forget and move forward.

    GROWING THROUGH FOCUS AND FORGETTING PHILIPPIANS 3:12-14 NOT THAT I HAVE ALREADY OBTAINED IT OR HAVE ALREADY BECOME PERFECT, BUT I PRESS ON SO THAT I MAY LAY HOLD OF THAT FOR WHICH ALSO I WAS LAID HOLD OF BY CHRIST JESUS. 13  BRETHREN, I DO NOT REGARD MYSELF AS HAVING LAID HOLD OF IT YET; BUT ONE ...read more

  • 4. The Process Of Producing Spiritual Fruit

    Contributed on Aug 17, 2014
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    This message looks at what we need to do in order to bear spiritual fruit for Christ.

    THE PROCESS OF PRODUCING SPIRITUAL FRUIT PHILIPPIANS 1:9-11 INTRODUCTION: WE OFTEN TALK ABOUT THE FRUIT OF THE SPIRIT: GALATIANS 5:22-23 BUT THE FRUIT OF THE SPIRIT IS LOVE, JOY, PEACE, PATIENCE, KINDNESS, GOODNESS, FAITHFULNESS, 23  GENTLENESS, SELF-CONTROL; AGAINST SUCH THINGS THERE IS NO ...read more

  • 5. The Lifelong Process Of Knowing Christ

    Contributed on Jul 27, 2015
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    THE PROCESS OF KNOWING CHRIST IS A LIFELONG ENDEAVOR. KNOWING CHRIST IS MEANT TO BOTH DRIVE AND CONSUME OUR LIVES. TOO OFTEN, DISTRACTIONS AROUND US CAUSE US TO LOSE FOCUS ON TRULY KNOWING CHRIST.

    THE LIFELONG PROCESS OF KNOWING CHRIST PHILIPPIANS 3:10-11 THAT I MAY KNOW HIM AND THE POWER OF HIS RESURRECTION AND THE FELLOWSHIP OF HIS SUFFERINGS, BEING CONFORMED TO HIS DEATH; 11  IN ORDER THAT I MAY ATTAIN TO THE RESURRECTION FROM THE DEAD. INTRODUCTION: THE PROCESS OF KNOWING CHRIST IS A ...read more

  • 6. Prayer And Joy

    Contributed on Jul 28, 2014
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    Following the theme of joy in the book of Phillippians, this message deals with the connection of prayer and joy

    02 LIVING JOYFULLY IN LIFE Prayer and Joy Philippians 1:3-5 I thank my God in all my remembrance of you, 4  always offering prayer with joy in my every prayer for you all, 5  in view of your participation in the gospel from the first day until now. INTRODUCTION: WELL, TODAY, WE MOVE SLIGHTLY ...read more

  • 7. The Conduct Of A Follower Of Christ -- Real Christian Life

    Contributed on Jun 26, 2015
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    dealing with the thought of working out our salvation.

    THE CONDUCT OF A FOLLOWER OF CHRIST REAL CHRISTIAN LIFE PHILIPPIANS 2:12-16 SO THEN, MY BELOVED, JUST AS YOU HAVE ALWAYS OBEYED, NOT AS IN MY PRESENCE ONLY, BUT NOW MUCH MORE IN MY ABSENCE, WORK OUT YOUR SALVATION WITH FEAR AND TREMBLING; 13  FOR IT IS GOD WHO IS AT WORK IN YOU, BOTH TO WILL AND ...read more

  • 8. God Finishes What He Starts

    Contributed on Aug 4, 2014
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    This message explores the thought that as a result of the confidence we have in God working out His purpose inour lives, we can have joy.

    03 LIVING JOYFULLY IN LIFE GOD FINISHES WHAT HE STARTS PHILIPPIANS 1:6 FOR I AM CONFIDENT OF THIS VERY THING, THAT HE WHO BEGAN A GOOD WORK IN YOU WILL PERFECT IT UNTIL THE DAY OF CHRIST JESUS. PROPOSITION: WE CAN HAVE JOY IN OUR WALK WITH GOD BECAUSE GOD HAS PROMISED TO FINISH WHAT HE HAS ...read more

  • 9. In What Do You Trust

    Contributed on Jul 27, 2015
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    CONFIDENCE IS DEFINED AS HAVING FULL TRUST OR FAITH IN SOMETHING. THIS PRESENTS THE PERSON SEEKING TO FOLLOW JESUS CHRIST WITH A DILEMMA. IN HAT DID WE TRUST AND IN WHAT DO WE TRUST TODAY FOR OUR RELATIONSHIP WITH CHRIST.

    IN WHAT DO YOU TRUST Philippians 3:4-8 although I myself might have confidence even in the flesh. If anyone else has a mind to put confidence in the flesh, I far more: 5  circumcised the eighth day, of the nation of Israel, of the tribe of Benjamin, a Hebrew of Hebrews; as to the Law, a Pharisee; ...read more

  • 10. The Unavoidable Consequences When Following Christ

    Contributed on Jun 26, 2015
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    S WE CONTINUE OUR SERIES IN THE BOOK OF PHILIPPIANS, WE APPROACH THE END OF CHAPTER 1, AND IT IS HERE, THAT PAUL REVEALS TO US THAT THERE IS AN INEVITABLE PROCESS FOR FOLLOWING CHRIST. THOSE WHO SEEK TO SERVE THE LORD WITH THEIR WHOLE HEART CANNOT AVOID

    THE UNAVOIDABLE CONSEQUENCES WHEN FOLLOWING CHRIST PHILIPPIANS 1:28-30 IN NO WAY ALARMED BY YOUR OPPONENTS—WHICH IS A SIGN OF DESTRUCTION FOR THEM, BUT OF SALVATION FOR YOU, AND THAT TOO, FROM GOD. 29 FOR TO YOU IT HAS BEEN GRANTED FOR CHRIST'S SAKE, NOT ONLY TO BELIEVE IN HIM, BUT ALSO TO ...read more

  • 11. What Kind Of Savior Was Jesus

    Contributed on Jun 26, 2015
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    ONE IMPORTANT TRUTH FOR US TO REALIZE AD EMBRACE IS THAT WHO WE ARE IS BASED ON WHAT WE ARE. IN OTHER WORDS THE OUTWARD US IS BASED O THE INWARD US. JESUS ALLUDED TO THIS WHEN HE TAUGHT THE DANGER AND REALITY OF SIN BEING IN OUR THOUGHTS, NOT IN OUR ACTIONS.

    WHAT KIND OF SAVIOR WAS JESUS PHILIPPIANS 2:5-11 INTRODUCTION: ONE IMPORTANT TRUTH FOR US TO REALIZE AD EMBRACE IS THAT WHO WE ARE IS BASED ON WHAT WE ARE. IN OTHER WORDS THE OUTWARD US IS BASED O THE INWARD US. JESUS ALLUDED TO THIS WHEN HE TAUGHT THE DANGER AND REALITY OF SIN BEING IN OUR ...read more

  • 12. How Does God Reveal His Will?

    Contributed on Jul 27, 2015
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    This message tackles teh question of how God reveals His will.

    HOW DOES GOD REVEAL HIS WILL? PHILIPPIANS 3:15 LET US THEREFORE, AS MANY AS ARE PERFECT, HAVE THIS ATTITUDE; AND IF IN ANYTHING YOU HAVE A DIFFERENT ATTITUDE, GOD WILL REVEAL THAT ALSO TO YOU; INTRODUCTION: INTERACTING WITH GOD’S WILL HAS ALWAYS BEEN A POINT OF CONSIDERATION, CAUTION, AND ...read more

  • 13. Four Traits To Embrace For A Joyful Life In Christ

    Contributed on Jun 26, 2015
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    PAUL IS NOT IN THE BEST OF PLACES – HOUSE ARREST. HE WAS ALSO NOT IN THE BEST OF HEALTH. YET, PAUL IS NOT DOWN TRODDEN OR MELANCHOLY. IN FACT, IN THIS PASSAGE, HE TAKES THE OPPORTUNITY TO GIVE A SHOUT TO ANOTHER – EPAPHRODITUS, SAYING SIMPLY LOOK AT HIM.

    FOUR TRAITS TO EMBRACE FOR A JOYFUL LIFE IN CHRIST INTRODUCTION: THE BOOK OF PHILIPPIANS IS A BOOK ABOUT LIVING AND JOY. IT LOOKS AT THE LIFE OF PAUL, AND THE LIVES OF THOSE HE TOUCHES. MORE IMPORTANTLY, THIS BOOK IS A HANDBOOK OF HOW TO LIVE JOYFULLY. PAUL IS NOT IN THE BEST OF PLACES – ...read more

  • 14. Remembering Our Hope As Believers

    Contributed on Jul 27, 2015
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    This message deals with the thought of remembering our future -- the blessed hope.

    REMEMBERING OUR HOPE AS BELIEVERS Philippians 3:20-21 For our citizenship is in heaven, from which also we eagerly wait for a Savior, the Lord Jesus Christ; 21  who will transform the body of our humble state into conformity with the body of His glory, by the exertion of the power that He has ...read more

  • 15. Joy Comes From The Right Focus

    Contributed on Sep 8, 2014
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    One of the reasons we lose joy is because we lose focus. This sermon looks at keep our focus so we keep our joy!

    JOY COMES FROM THE RIGHT FOCUS PHILIPPIANS 1:12-14 NOW I WANT YOU TO KNOW, BRETHREN, THAT MY CIRCUMSTANCES HAVE TURNED OUT FOR THE GREATER PROGRESS OF THE GOSPEL, 13  SO THAT MY IMPRISONMENT IN THE CAUSE OF CHRIST HAS BECOME WELL KNOWN THROUGHOUT THE WHOLE PRAETORIAN GUARD AND TO EVERYONE ELSE, ...read more

  • 16. Joy In Fellowship That Transforms

    Contributed on Aug 10, 2014
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    THE SECRET TO IGNITING FELLOWSHIP IN THE CHURCH This message lookas at the components necessary to seeing fellowship embraced in the church.

    JOY IN FELLOWSHIP THAT TRANSFORMS THE SECRET TO IGNITING FELLOWSHIP IN THE CHURCH PHILIPPIANS 1:4-8 ALWAYS OFFERING PRAYER WITH JOY IN MY EVERY PRAYER FOR YOU ALL, 5 IN VIEW OF YOUR PARTICIPATION IN THE GOSPEL FROM THE FIRST DAY UNTIL NOW.6 FOR I AM CONFIDENT OF THIS VERY THING, THAT HE WHO ...read more

  • 17. Trouble In The Church

    Contributed on Sep 26, 2014
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    This message points a finger back at ourselves in dealing with the issue of trouble in the church and how we can avoid it.

    TROUBLE IN THE CHURCH Philippians 1:15-18 Some, to be sure, are preaching Christ even from envy and strife, but some also from good will; 16  the latter do it out of love, knowing that I am appointed for the defense of the gospel; 17  the former proclaim Christ out of selfish ambition rather than ...read more

  • 18. The Content Of Contentment

    Contributed on Aug 30, 2015
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    This messge looks at what is involved in our contentment

    THE CONTENT OF CONTENTMENT. Philippians 4:10-19 I rejoiced in the Lord greatly that now at length you have revived your concern for me. You were indeed concerned for me, but you had no opportunity. 11  Not that I am speaking of being in need, for I have learned in whatever situation I am to be ...read more

  • 19. Joy In Community

    Contributed on Jun 26, 2015
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    This message looks at the responsibility that comes from sanctification

    JOY IN COMMUNITY PHILIPPIANS 1:27-28 ONLY CONDUCT YOURSELVES IN A MANNER WORTHY OF THE GOSPEL OF CHRIST, SO THAT WHETHER I COME AND SEE YOU OR REMAIN ABSENT, I WILL HEAR OF YOU THAT YOU ARE STANDING FIRM IN ONE SPIRIT, WITH ONE MIND STRIVING TOGETHER FOR THE FAITH OF THE GOSPEL; 28 IN NO WAY ...read more

  • 20. Making Sense Of The “sinses”

    Contributed on Jun 26, 2015
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    WHEN WE CONCLUDED OUR LOOK AT THE END OF PHILIPPIANS CHAPTER ONE LAST WEEK, WE NOTICED THAT PAUL WAS APPEALING FOR OUR ONENESS AS FOLLOWERS OF CHRIST. HE OPENS CHAPTER TWO WITH FOUR REASONS WHY WE SHOULD LIVE IN HARMONY – CLOSE HARMONY WITH EACH OTHER.

    MAKING SENSE OF THE “SINSES” PHILIPPIANS 2:1-2 PHILIPPIANS 1:27-2:2 ONLY CONDUCT YOURSELVES IN A MANNER WORTHY OF THE GOSPEL OF CHRIST, SO THAT WHETHER I COME AND SEE YOU OR REMAIN ABSENT, I WILL HEAR OF YOU THAT YOU ARE STANDING FIRM IN ONE SPIRIT, WITH ONE MIND STRIVING TOGETHER FOR ...read more

  • 21. What Kind Of Righteousness Do We Have?

    Contributed on Jul 27, 2015
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    This passage asks teh question of whether we are living in Christ's righteousness or our own.

    WHAT KIND OF RIGHTEOUSNESS DO WE HAVE? Philippians 3:9 (NASB) 9  and may be found in Him, not having a righteousness of my own derived from the Law, but that which is through faith in Christ, the righteousness which comes from God on the basis of faith, YEARS AGO, JOE BAILY, THE LATE ETERNITY ...read more

  • 22. The Link Between Joy And Worship

    Contributed on Jun 26, 2015
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    THE LINK BETWEEN JOY AND WORSHIP

    THE LINK BETWEEN JOY AND WORSHIP PHILIPPIANS 3:1-3  FINALLY, MY BRETHREN, REJOICE IN THE LORD. TO WRITE THE SAME THINGS AGAIN IS NO TROUBLE TO ME, AND IT IS A SAFEGUARD FOR YOU. 2  BEWARE OF THE DOGS, BEWARE OF THE EVIL WORKERS, BEWARE OF THE FALSE CIRCUMCISION; 3  FOR WE ARE THE TRUE ...read more

  • 23. A Troubling Issue Takes Root In The Church

    Contributed on Jul 27, 2015
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    This message looks at the trouble to the church and the solution for the church when we bring outside arguments in.

    A TROUBLING ISSUE TAKES ROOT IN THE CHURCH Philippians 4:2-5 I urge Euodia and I urge Syntyche to live in harmony in the Lord. 3  Indeed, true companion, I ask you also to help these women who have shared my struggle in the cause of the gospel, together with Clement also and the rest of my fellow ...read more

  • 24. The Spiritual Warfare Behind Humility And Selfishness

    Contributed on Jun 26, 2015
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    THE ISSUES OF HUMILITY AND UNITY ARE VITAL TO THE CHURCH

    THE SPIRITUAL WARFARE BEHIND HUMILITY AND SELFISHNESS PHILIPPIANS 2:3-4 DO NOTHING FROM SELFISHNESS OR EMPTY CONCEIT, BUT WITH HUMILITY OF MIND REGARD ONE ANOTHER AS MORE IMPORTANT THAN YOURSELVES; 4  DO NOT MERELY LOOK OUT FOR YOUR OWN PERSONAL INTERESTS, BUT ALSO FOR THE INTERESTS OF ...read more

  • 25. The Conduct Of A Follower Of Christ

    Contributed on Jun 26, 2015
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    LAST WEEK WE LOOKED AT THE BIBLICAL TRUTH CONCERNING THE WORK OF CHRIST ON OUR BEHALF. HE WAS OUR SOVEREIGN SAVIOR, OUR SERVANT SAVIOR, OUR SUFFERING SAVIOR AND OUR SOVEREIGN SAVIOR AGAIN. THIS MORNING, PAUL BRINGS US TO HOW THIS BIBLICAL TRUTH SHOULD B

    PHILIPPIANS 2:12-13 (NIV) 12  THEREFORE, MY DEAR FRIENDS, AS YOU HAVE ALWAYS OBEYED--NOT ONLY IN MY PRESENCE, BUT NOW MUCH MORE IN MY ABSENCE--CONTINUE TO WORK OUT YOUR SALVATION WITH FEAR AND TREMBLING, 13  FOR IT IS GOD WHO WORKS IN YOU TO WILL AND TO ACT ACCORDING TO HIS GOOD PURPOSE. ...read more

  • 26. Saint “____________________” (Insert Your Name)

    Contributed on Aug 30, 2015
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    This message takes a look at the sainthood we possess

    SAINT “____________________” (INSERT YOUR NAME) PHILIPPIANS 4:20-23 TO OUR GOD AND FATHER BE GLORY FOREVER AND EVER. AMEN. 21  GREET EVERY SAINT IN CHRIST JESUS. THE BROTHERS WHO ARE WITH ME GREET YOU. 22  ALL THE SAINTS GREET YOU, ESPECIALLY THOSE OF CAESAR’S HOUSEHOLD. 23  THE ...read more

  • 27. Living Joyfully In Life

    Contributed on Jul 21, 2014
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    This is the first in a series of messages on the book of Philippians. This first messages is intended to lay the foundation for the joyful living Paul speaks about in the book.

    LIVING JOYFULLY IN LIFE STUDIES THROUGH PHILIPPIANS PHILIPPIANS 1:1-2 PAUL AND TIMOTHY, BOND-SERVANTS OF CHRIST JESUS, TO ALL THE SAINTS IN CHRIST JESUS WHO ARE IN PHILIPPI, INCLUDING THE OVERSEERS AND DEACONS: 2  GRACE TO YOU AND PEACE FROM GOD OUR FATHER AND THE LORD JESUS CHRIST. OPENING ...read more

  • 28. Joy In Living And Dying

    Contributed on Oct 10, 2014
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    Continuing with the thought of joy, this message looks at the joy in living and the joy in dying.

    JOY IN LIVING AND DYING PHILIPPIANS 1:21-26 FOR TO ME, TO LIVE IS CHRIST AND TO DIE IS GAIN. 22  BUT IF I AM TO LIVE ON IN THE FLESH, THIS WILL MEAN FRUITFUL LABOR FOR ME; AND I DO NOT KNOW WHICH TO CHOOSE. 23  BUT I AM HARD-PRESSED FROM BOTH DIRECTIONS, HAVING THE DESIRE TO DEPART AND BE WITH ...read more

  • 29. What Does It Take To Live The Christian Life?

    Contributed on Jun 26, 2015
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    PROBABLY ONE OF THE MOST BASIC QUESTIONS WE ASK OURSELVES AS A FOLLOWER OF CHRIST IS, “HOW DOES SOMEONE GO ABOUT LIVING THE CHRISTIAN LIFE?”, OR, “WHAT ARE THE CHARACTERISTICS OF LIVING FOR CHRIST?”

    WHAT DOES IT TAKE TO LIVE THE CHRISTIAN LIFE? Philippians 2:17-24 But even if I am being poured out as a drink offering upon the sacrifice and service of your faith, I rejoice and share my joy with you all. 18  You too, I urge you, rejoice in the same way and share your joy with me. 19  But I hope ...read more

  • 30. The Unavoidable Consequences When Following Christ

    Contributed on Oct 10, 2014
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    AS WE CONTINUE OUR SERIES IN THE BOOK OF PHILIPPIANS, WE APPROACH THE END OF CHAPTER 1, AND IT IS HERE, THAT PAUL REVEALS TO US THAT THERE IS AN INEVITABLE PROCESS FOR FOLLOWING CHRIST. THOSE WHO SEEK TO SERVE THE LORD WITH THEIR WHOLE HEART CANNOT AVOID IT, AND ARE EXPECTED TO THRIVE THROUGH IT.

    THE UNAVOIDABLE CONSEQUENCES WHEN FOLLOWING CHRIST PHILIPPIANS 1:28-30 IN NO WAY ALARMED BY YOUR OPPONENTS—WHICH IS A SIGN OF DESTRUCTION FOR THEM, BUT OF SALVATION FOR YOU, AND THAT TOO, FROM GOD. 29 FOR TO YOU IT HAS BEEN GRANTED FOR CHRIST'S SAKE, NOT ONLY TO BELIEVE IN HIM, BUT ALSO TO ...read more