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  • May The Circle Be Unbroken

    Contributed by Kevin Ruffcorn on May 6, 2018
     | 732 views

    Paul is imprisoned, yet he is thankful. He doesn’t glory in his circumstances, but he does celebrate the relationship that he has with the Christians in Philippi and their partnership in the gospel with him. We too can celebrate this partnership.

    Philippians 1:1-18a. “May the Circle be Unbroken” INTRODUCTION The focus of our attention changes this week from the Book of Acts to Paul’s letter to the Philippians. With that change of focus comes a change of topics. In the Book of Acts we were focused on the work of the Holy Spirit in ...read more

  • Eternal Partners

    Contributed by Greg Yort on Apr 27, 2018
     | 734 views

    As believers, God calls us to be eternal partners through God’s good work of salvation, which will drive us to pray and encourage one another to grow in agape love, abound in infallible knowledge and insight, discern right choices, live holy, and finish

    Textual Idea Paul recognized that all believers are eternal partners through God’s good work of salvation, driving him to pray for his Philippian partners to grow in agape love, abound in infallible knowledge and insight, discern right choices, live holy and finish excellent. Sermon Idea As ...read more

  • Lesson # 2: Thanksgiving And Prayer Series

    Contributed by John Lowe on Apr 18, 2018
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     | 1,156 views

    Philippians is a letter of appreciation for the faithfulness of Christians in Philippi, and is essentially a thanksgiving for the work of grace in Philippi, and for their thoughtfulness in sending Epaphroditus with a gift for Paul in prison in Rome.

    Date: 4/3/18 Lesson # 2 Title: Thanksgiving and prayer Text: (Philippians 1:3-11) Scripture: (Philippians 1:3-11, NIV) 3 I thank my God every time I remember you. 4 In all my prayers for all of you, I always pray with joy 5 because of your partnership in the gospel from the first day ...read more

  • Lesson # 1: Salutation Series

    Contributed by John Lowe on Mar 30, 2018
     | 845 views

    Christianity which began with quiet meetings in the humble Jewish homes, or oratory, by the river-side, had spread in Philippi and has by now settled down into a stable and permanent church organization.

    Date: 3/15/18 Lesson # 1 Title: Salutation Text: (Philippians 1:1-2) Scripture: (Philippians 1:1-2, NIV) 1 Paul{P1] and Timothy{P2], servants of Christ Jesus, To all God’s holy people in Christ Jesus at Philippi, together with the overseers and deacons{P3]: 2 Grace and peace to you from ...read more

  • Growing Towards The Day

    Contributed by Christopher Holdsworth on Mar 3, 2018
    based on 6 ratings
     | 4,298 views

    He who has begun a good work in you will continue working at it, and will be bringing it to completion until the day of Jesus Christ.

    GROWING TOWARDS THE DAY Philippians 1:3-11 Like all good projects, it all began with a vision. The Apostle Paul and his party had been “forbidden by the Holy Ghost” to preach the word in Asia, then tried to go into Bithynia “but the Spirit suffered them not.” Then a man of Macedonia appeared ...read more

  • A Passion To Intercede Series

    Contributed by David Welch on Feb 8, 2018
     | 928 views

    First in a series of Messages from Philippians focusing on Paul's prayer

    GENERAL INTRODUCTION TO PHILIPPIANS Why study Philippians? Why study Scripture in general? 2 Timothy 3:16 All Scripture is God-breathed and profitable for: Doctrine Reproof Correction Instruction in righteousness Ultimate Objective? That the man (person) of God may be ...read more

  • Straight From The Heart Series

    Contributed by David Owens on Oct 23, 2017
     | 5,091 views

    In this sermon, we cover the first eleven verses of Philippians 1 and we learn about the importance of learning to communicate appropriately words of appreciation, love and encouragement.

    Introduction: A. Once there was an old blacksmith who was nearing retirement and so he picked out a young man to train as his apprentice. 1. The old blacksmith was rather gruff and exacting – He said to the young man, “Don’t ask me a lot of questions, just do whatever I tell you to do.” 2. One ...read more

  • Joy For The Journey Series

    Contributed by David Owens on Oct 16, 2017
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     | 4,928 views

    We can rejoice no matter what is going on around us or to us. Paul demonstrates this in the book of Philippians. This sermon is the introduction to a series on the letter to the Philippians.

    A. I heard about a waitress who couldn’t get a smile out of her customer no matter how hard she tried. 1. The sad old woman sat there looking miserable, depressed and dejected all through dinner. 2. As the lady paid her bill and was leaving, the waitress warmly said, “Have a nice day!” ...read more

  • What Is God Doing In Your Life?

    Contributed by Richard Tow on Jul 29, 2017
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     | 5,421 views

    Sermon explores the way God worked in Naomi's life in order for Christians to increase their understanding of what God may be doing in their lives. Her end was better than her beginning, although there were trials along the way. At midpoint in the journey

    Ruth 1-4 9/11/16 Intro What is God Doing in Your Life? One way we can discover answers to that question is to study what He did in the lives of people in the Bible. Their stories in many ways, becomes your story. There are consistencies in how God works in people’s lives. On one hand, each ...read more

  • "Why Can't I Find Happiness" Series

    Contributed by David Henderson on Jul 12, 2017
     | 2,140 views

    There is a simple reason why most of us cannot find happiness.

    THE PURSUIT OF REAL HAPPINESS “What can’t I find Happiness? Philippians 1:1-8 When I was in high school I was invited to a Bible study that took place in (of all places) a local cotton gin. The county I grew up in was a huge producer of cotton and still is. The Bible study took place inside ...read more

  • Guideline 1: Make The Right Connections Series

    Contributed by Dave Mcfadden on Jun 8, 2017
     | 2,675 views

    If i am going to get life right, I need to make sure I am connected to God, the author of life, and His family.

    Today, we begin a series of messages on the subject of "Getting It Right" as we look at God's Guidelines for Right Living found in the book of Philippians. We are talking in this series on success in life. As we begin, we need to think about how success in life is defined. Some are of the ...read more

  • Looking Ahead To 2017

    Contributed by T.j. Conwell on Jan 2, 2017
     | 2,526 views

    How will you honor Christ and be a part of your church in the New Year? If we won’t reach out, or if we won’t work together to do reach others, we've become an exclusive, limiting club filled with Pharisees … which is dangerous ground to be on!

    Looking ahead to 2017 Philippians 1:1-30 Introduction The New Year is always an opportunity to reflect, and to look ahead Today, we will forego looking back (can’t change that) and look forward for Christ We know the current condition of the church, of our lives (some good, some ...read more

  • Vantage Point Series

    Contributed by Robert Shearon on Dec 19, 2016
     | 1,072 views

    Like a football coach in the press box, God has a better vantage point to help us life our lives.

    Football analogy Philippians 1 1 Paul and Timothy, slaves 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. Thanksgiving and Prayer 3 I give thanks to my God for ...read more

  • Joy To The World - A Study Of Philippians- Part 1 "Joy In Others" Series

    Contributed by Randy Edwards on Dec 8, 2016
     | 3,658 views

    Part on of our study of Joy though the words of Paul to the church at Philippi

    Joy to the world Part 1 Philippians 1:1-11 As we begin nearing the celebration of the birth of our Lord and Savior Jesus Christ The word Joy Becomes a common word The rest of the year It may only be mentioned outside of church When you are trying to decide if you feel like a nut ...read more

  • Benefits Of Generosity Series

    Contributed by Ken Henson on Nov 25, 2016
     | 2,416 views

    When we give to the LORD's work we are blessed immediately with the joy of participating in something bigger than ourselves. We also look forward to eternal rewards as God gives to us rewards for the reach of our gift far beyond what would could imagine.

    3 I thank my God every time I remember you. 4 In all my prayers for all of you, I always pray with joy 5 because of your partnership in the gospel from the first day until now, 6 being confident of this, that he who began a good work in you will carry it on to completion until the day of Christ ...read more