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  • A Passion To Intercede Series

    Contributed by David Welch on Feb 8, 2018
     | 230 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

  • Growing Towards The Day Series

    Contributed by Christopher Holdsworth on Nov 24, 2017
    based on 6 ratings
     | 2,922 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

  • Straight From The Heart Series

    Contributed by David Owens on Oct 23, 2017
     | 3,131 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
     | 2,792 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
     | 4,160 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
     | 1,371 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
     | 2,030 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
     | 2,171 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

  • Life's Problem

    Contributed by Rodney Fry on Dec 23, 2016
     | 1,589 views

    The Christian's life work may be compared to the solution of a problem in mathematics

    Sermon Life's Problem Philippians 2:12-13 The Christian's life work may be compared to the solution of a problem in mathematics I. Addition II Peter 1:5-6 a. Faith b. Virtue c. Knowledge - John 17:3 d. Temperance - A God Controlled life e. Patience - That will enable one to continue to ...read more

  • Vantage Point Series

    Contributed by Robert Shearon on Dec 19, 2016
     | 856 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
     | 2,994 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
     | 1,973 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

  • Prayer For The One You Love Series

    Contributed by Ken Henson on Nov 25, 2016
     | 1,950 views

    How do you pray for one you love dearly? Paul demonstrates a prayer for abounding love, knowledge, insight, discernment of excellence, purity without offense, righteous fruit and glory to God.

    7 It is right for me to feel this way about all of you, since I have you in my heart and, whether I am in chains or defending and confirming the gospel, all of you share in God’s grace with me. 8 God can testify how I long for all of you with the affection of Christ Jesus. 9 And this is my ...read more

  • Partners In The Gospel Series

    Contributed by Rick Burdette on Oct 21, 2016
     | 2,535 views

    Missions, Togetherness, The Gospel

    A PARTNERSHIP WITH PURPOSE - Partners in the Gospel Philippians 1:1-8 (p. 818) October 16, 2016 Introduction: During the summer of 1904 an unlikely partnership was formed at the World’s Fair St. Louis. The summer was unusually hot and people were searching the fair ...read more

  • The Benefits Of Imprisonment Series

    Contributed by Ken Henson on Oct 17, 2016
     | 935 views

    When our base drives are confined by the shackles of God’s love, they are morphed into rockets of exploration. I believe Paul and Timothy invite us to join them in prison and slavery, and, thereby, to become agents of unimaginable liberation.

    Three stories Boethius had the misfortune of being a well known and well liked Roman Senator, philosopher and teacher at the time a Ostrogothic king came to power in Italy. Boethius was imprisoned probably because of his immense influence on the thinking of the general population. While there, he ...read more