Sermon Series
  • 1. Fellowship In The Gospel

    Contributed on Oct 18, 2000
    based on 41 ratings
     | 1,577 views

    AS WE LABOR TOGETHER UNTIL CHRIST RETURNS, FELLOWSHIP IN THE GOSPEL SPARKS THREE RESPONSES: JOYFUL THANKSGIVING INTIMATE BONDS PURPOSEFUL PRAYER (FOR SPIRITUAL MATURITY)

    BIG IDEA: AS WE LABOR TOGETHER UNTIL CHRIST RETURNS, FELLOWSHIP IN THE GOSPEL SPARKS THREE RESPONSES: - JOYFUL THANKSGIVING - INTIMATE BONDS - PURPOSEFUL PRAYER (FOR SPIRITUAL MATURITY) (:1-2) INTRODUCTION -- THE SUBJECTS OF FELLOWSHIP IN THE GOSPEL A. "Paul and Timothy, bondservants of ...read more

  • 2. The Advancement Of The Gospel

    Contributed on Oct 18, 2000
    based on 54 ratings
     | 2,802 views

    THE ADVANCEMENT OF THE GOSPEL CAN ACTUALLY BENEFIT FROM DIFFICULT PERSONAL CIRCUMSTANCES

    BIG IDEA: THE ADVANCEMENT OF THE GOSPEL CAN ACTUALLY BENEFIT FROM DIFFICULT PERSONAL CIRCUMSTANCES: - BY SHOWING UNBELIEVERS THE REALITY OF OUR RELATIONSHIP TO CHRIST; - BY SHOWING BELIEVERS OUR EXAMPLE OF JOY AND FAITHFULNESS (WHICH GIVES THEM COURAGE TO PROCLAIM THE ...read more

  • 3. The Focus Of The Gospel -- Exalting Christ

    Contributed on Oct 18, 2000
    based on 13 ratings
     | 1,660 views

    FOCUS ON EXALTING CHRIST AND YOU CAN COUNT ON SUPERNATURAL BOLDNESS IN FRUITFUL MINISTRY -- - ONE THAT WILL GLORIFY CHRIST - AND EFFECTIVELY IMPACT OTHERS

    BIG IDEA: FOCUS ON EXALTING CHRIST AND YOU CAN COUNT ON SUPERNATURAL BOLDNESS IN FRUITFUL MINISTRY -- - ONE THAT WILL GLORIFY CHRIST - AND EFFECTIVELY IMPACT OTHERS I. SUPERNATURAL BOLDNESS IN FRUITFUL MINISTRY COMES FROM FOCUSING ON EXALTING CHRIST (:19-21) A. The Power of Intercessory ...read more

  • 4. The Type Of Life That Is Worthy Of The Gospel

    Contributed on Oct 18, 2000
    based on 33 ratings
     | 1,829 views

    THE GOSPEL OF CHRIST SHOULD INSPIRE LOYAL SOLIDARITY (TRUE UNITY) AND SUPERNATURAL CALM AS WE STRIVE TOGETHER TO FURTHER THE GOSPEL (WHILE ACCEPTING THE INEVITABILITY OF PERSECUTION)

    BIG IDEA: THE GOSPEL OF CHRIST SHOULD INSPIRE LOYAL SOLIDARITY (TRUE UNITY) AND SUPERNATURAL CALM AS WE STRIVE TOGETHER TO FURTHER THE GOSPEL (WHILE ACCEPTING THE INEVITABILITY OF PERSECUTION) I. (1:27a) THE GOSPEL OF CHRIST SHOULD BE THE INSPIRATION FOR OUR LIFESTYLE A. General Exhortation ...read more

  • 5. The Secret To Humbling Ourselves

    Contributed on Oct 18, 2000
    based on 15 ratings
     | 1,474 views

    THE SECRET TO HUMBLING OURSELVES LIES IN MAKING OTHERS GREAT -- BOTH IN OUR PERSPECTIVE AND IN OUR PURSUITS

    BIG IDEA: THE SECRET TO HUMBLING OURSELVES LIES IN MAKING OTHERS GREAT -- BOTH IN OUR PERSPECTIVE AND IN OUR PURSUITS INTRODUCTION: Most valuable secrets involve something people long to know and try their hardest to discover. Unless someone carefully conceals such a secret it reproduces ...read more

  • 6. Christ Our Pattern

    Contributed on Oct 18, 2000
    based on 19 ratings
     | 1,770 views

    THE PATTERN FOR BOTH HUMBLING OURSELVES AND BEING EXALTED BY GOD IS JESUS CHRIST

    BIG IDEA: THE PATTERN FOR BOTH HUMBLING OURSELVES AND BEING EXALTED BY GOD IS JESUS CHRIST 1 Peter 5:6 "Humble yourselves, therefore, under the mighty hand of God, that He may exalt you at the proper time." Otherwise, if we try to exalt ourselves, God must come along and humble ...read more

  • 7. Persevere In The Path Of Humility

    Contributed on Oct 18, 2000
    based on 25 ratings
     | 1,778 views

    JOYFULLY PERSEVERE IN HUMBLE SERVICE TO MAINTAIN A BLAMELESS TESTIMONY

    BIG IDEA: JOYFULLY PERSEVERE IN HUMBLE SERVICE TO MAINTAIN A BLAMELESS TESTIMONY Introduction: The path of humble service -- seeking the prosperity of others above our own personal interests -- is not the path we would naturally choose. In fact we shrink back from such a challenge. How can ...read more

  • 8. Partners In The Gospel

    Contributed on Jul 14, 2001
    based on 68 ratings
     | 3,126 views

    TWO EXAMPLES OF PARTNERSHIP IN THE GOSPEL: UNSELFISH, SACRIFICAL SERVICE TO OTHERS IN ORDER TO FURTHER THE GOSPEL

    BIG IDEA: TWO EXAMPLES OF PARTNERSHIP IN THE GOSPEL: UNSELFISH, SACRIFICAL SERVICE TO OTHERS IN ORDER TO FURTHER THE GOSPEL Carson: "Emulate those who are interested in the well-being of others, not in their own. Be on the alert for Christians who really do exemplify this basic Christian ...read more

  • 9. Rejoice In The Lord / Put No Confidence In The Flesh

    Contributed on Jul 14, 2001
    based on 62 ratings
     | 4,940 views

    REJOICING IN CHRIST MEANS TURNING OUR BACK ON EVERYTHING THAT WOULD EXALT OUR FLESH

    BIG IDEA: REJOICING IN CHRIST MEANS TURNING OUR BACK ON EVERYTHING THAT WOULD EXALT OUR FLESH I. (:1) REMEMBER THE COMMAND A. Point of Emphasis -- "Finally, my brethren" Carson: "What Paul is doing is picking up the theme of rejoicing he introduced in 2:17-18." Gromacki: "… designates ...read more

  • 10. Knowing Christ In A Transforming Way

    Contributed on Jul 14, 2001
    based on 19 ratings
     | 1,388 views

    KNOWING CHRIST IN A TRANSFORMING WAY IS THE ONLY PURSUIT WORTHY OF ETERNITY

    BIG IDEA: KNOWING CHRIST IN A TRANSFORMING WAY IS THE ONLY PURSUIT WORTHY OF ETERNITY Gutzke: "It is tomorrow that gives special meaning to what I do today. Whatever I do today, it is tomorrow when I am going to reap the consequences." I. (:8-9) KNOWING CHRIST AS THE SOURCE OF ...read more

  • 11. Pressing On

    Contributed on Jul 14, 2001
    based on 33 ratings
     | 2,966 views

    PRESSING TOWARD THE GOAL IS THE ONLY WAY TO RUN THE RACE OF CONFORMITY TO JESUS CHRIST

    BIG IDEA: PRESSING TOWARD THE GOAL IS THE ONLY WAY TO RUN THE RACE OF CONFORMITY TO JESUS CHRIST INTRODUCTION: Walvoord: "On the one hand, discontent with one’s spiritual life can bring discouragement and unnecessary resignation to spiritual defeat. On the other hand, in overestimating one’s ...read more

  • 12. Staying On Track

    Contributed on Jul 14, 2001
    based on 43 ratings
     | 1,908 views

    FOLLOWING THE RIGHT EXAMPLES (THE WAY OF THE CROSS RATHER THAN THE WAY OF INDULGENCE) WILL KEEP US ON TRACK

    BIG IDEA: FOLLOWING THE RIGHT EXAMPLES (THE WAY OF THE CROSS RATHER THAN THE WAY OF INDULGENCE) WILL KEEP US ON TRACK IN THE RACE TO GLORY TO JOIN OUR SAVIOR, THE LORD JESUS CHRIST Gromacki: "In this section, the apostle challenged the believers to experience the joy of maturity." I. ...read more

  • 13. Outward Harmony / Inward Peace

    Contributed on Jul 14, 2001
    based on 18 ratings
     | 1,063 views

    HARMONY OF FELLOWSHIP AND INNER PEACE REQUIRE TOTAL COMMITMENT

    BIG IDEA: HARMONY OF FELLOWSHIP AND INNER PEACE REQUIRE TOTAL COMMITMENT I. (:1-5) HARMONY OF FELLOWSHIP REQUIRES OUR TOTAL COMMITMENT TO ONE ANOTHER WITH A SPIRIT OF: - STEADFASTNESS - JOY - AND PATIENCE A. (:1) Steadfastness -- We Must be Totally Committed to Stand Firm in the ...read more

  • 14. Shalom

    Contributed on Jul 14, 2001
    based on 91 ratings
     | 3,316 views

    GOD’S FAVOR DEPENDS ON THINKING RIGHT AND ACTING RIGHT

    BIG IDEA: GOD’S FAVOR DEPENDS ON THINKING RIGHT AND ACTING RIGHT "Finally brethren" I. WE ALL WANT GOD’S FAVOR IN OUR LIVES "the God of Peace shall be with you" cf. OT concept of God being with someone and blessing all of their endeavors and protecting them Barclay: "To Paul, God is the ...read more

  • 15. God Shall Supply All Your Needs

    Contributed on Jul 14, 2001
    based on 28 ratings
     | 2,924 views

    GOD CAN BE TRUSTED TO PROVIDE ALL MATERIAL NEEDS FOR THOSE WHO PARTNER IN THE MINISTRY OF THE GOSPEL

    BIG IDEA: GOD CAN BE TRUSTED TO PROVIDE ALL MATERIAL NEEDS FOR THOSE WHO PARTNER IN THE MINISTRY OF THE GOSPEL INTRODUCTION: Paul and the Philippian believers were partners in the ministry of the gospel I. (:10-16) CONTENTMENT AND COMMENDATION EXPRESSED TO SUPPORTERS A. Contentment -- ...read more