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  • Joy Is A Choice!

    Contributed by Jerry Shirley on Mar 12, 2015
    based on 12 ratings

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    Happiness Joy is a Choice Philippians 1:12-21 Yes, happiness/joy is a choice. It really has nothing to do with our circumstances, and everything to do with our perspective and priorities. If we choose to be miserable we will be, and so will more

  • Triumphant Joy #2: Servants And Saints Rejoicing In Suffering Series

    Contributed by Chris Jordan on Jul 21, 2013
    based on 4 ratings

    As Christians, we are servants and saints of the Lord Jesus Christ who can rejoice even though we go through intense suffering.

    TRIUMPHANT JOY #2: SERVANTS AND SAINTS REJOICING IN SUFFERING BACKGROUND TO THE LETTER OF PHILIPPIANS: Author & Date: The Apostle Paul in 61 AD Theme: Joy in Christ Occasion: Paul wrote Philippians during his first Roman imprisonment. THE BIG IDEA: As Christians, we are servants and more

  • Christ Is Preached

    Contributed by Wayne Lawson on Oct 26, 2012
    based on 5 ratings

    A group wanted Paul to justify and help them pick and choose who they felt had Proper and Improper motives when it came to Preaching the Word of God. Paul redirected their focus and rejoiced that Christ is Preached, focus not on the motive but the Word

    TITLE: CHRIST IS PREACHED SCRIPTURE: PHILIPPIANS 1:15-18 (Main thought from Pastor Darrin Hunt 2006 sermon central message which I have expanded upon) I recall reading a story a few years ago, about an event that transpired the year I graduated High School, matter of fact, in 1979 – more

  • I Am Under Construction

    Contributed by Melvin Maughmer, Jr. on Oct 21, 2012
    based on 9 ratings

    Depending on who you talk to, construction zones are not the places of peace and contentment. They are chaotic and dangerous. Most people will say that they are messed up places, dangerous places, and oftentimes unsightly places to look at. Please be pat

    I AM UNDER CONSTRUCTION by Pastor M.L. Maughmer, Jr. TEXT:- Philippians 1:1-6 “Paul and Timotheus, the servants of Jesus Christ, to all the saints in Christ Jesus which are at Philippi, with the bishops and deacons: Grace be unto you, and peace, from God our Father, and from the Lord more

  • God Wants To Bless You

    Contributed by Charles Cockroft on Aug 11, 2012
    based on 9 ratings

    God is not mad with you. He has great Blessings ready for you, are you ready for them?

    God Wants to Bless You Philippians 1:6 NKJ “Being confident of this very thing, that he which hath begun a good work in you will perform it until the day of Jesus Christ:” Regardless of how you may feel, no matter what your circumstances may be this more

  • Caution: God Working Series

    Contributed by John Sears on Sep 15, 2011
    based on 5 ratings

    Is the idea that God is working just wishful thinking? What does that look like if he is?

    (Introduction) (Other ideas might be the pains of road construction: and the signs that say, “Completed in 2011 as promised) The grief of my grandfather’s loss was still fresh. His wife, my step grandmother, had passed away unexpectedly. She was alive and well as they went to bed. He more

  • Be Happy - How To Be Joyful No Matter What Series

    Contributed by Christian Cheong on Apr 21, 2010
    based on 40 ratings

    We can be joyful in all circumstances, by adopting a right perspective, set the right priority, lean on the power of God, and focus on the purpose of life.

    Most people don't enjoy life; they just endure it. • They think that life must be perfect for them to be happy. • So they are always looking for a change for the better. If I could just change my situation life would be great. If I could just get rid of all my problems, life would more

  • Rising Above Petty Rivalry Series

    Contributed by Glenn Durham on Apr 7, 2010
    based on 5 ratings

    God prepares us for conflict so we will rejoice in the gospel rather than resent petty rivalry.

    Scripture Introduction Nostalgia means “sentimental reflection,” mixed feelings of happiness, sadness, and longing when recalling the past. Nostalgia can create more than warm feelings, however; it can determine our expectations. Probably all of us have either thought it ourselves, or heard more

  • Why Does God Let His People Suffer? Series

    Contributed by Glenn Durham on Apr 7, 2010
    based on 10 ratings

    God “redeems” suffering through faith in his goodness and control.

    Scripture Introduction A guy from New York rented a car after landing at the Dallas airport and set out across Texas to a meeting. Suddenly a truck pulling a horse trailer swerved and collided with him. He waited over a month before trying to collect damages from his insurance company. When he more

  • Three Encouraging Things Series

    Contributed by James Tilley on Dec 10, 2009
    based on 13 ratings

    This is an expository sermon based on Phillipians 1.12-20.

    Text: Phil 1.12-20 Introduction: Paul was in jail when he wrote this letter and yet he is full of joy. Just like Paul we all have bad times and times of discouragement. Read “You Know it’s a Bad Day when… You know it’s going to be a bad day when: * You turn on the morning news and more

  • How To Have Joy In Every Situation Series

    Contributed by Tom Shepard on Oct 2, 2009
    based on 60 ratings

    This sermon looks at five essentials for joy: 1. Look at life from God’s PERSPECTIVE 2. Live life with God’s PRIORTIES 3. Seek God’s POWER to live on 4. Live a life of God’s HOPE 5. Find God’s PURPOSE for your life

    How To Have Joy In Every Situation Most people don’t really enjoy life – they endure life. Most people go through life with no real sense of joy. Life becomes a series chores and obstacles that one must go through – just to endure it. There is no happiness – there is no joy. The dreams of – more

  • Look To The Future; Live In The Present Series

    Contributed by Matthew Grise on Apr 2, 2009
    based on 4 ratings

    Philippians 1:18-26. Believers are encouraged to follow the example of Paul as he proclaimed "To live is Christ, and to die is gain."

    AGAIN I SAY REJOICE LOOK TO THE FUTURE; LIVE IN THE PRESENT PHILIPPIANS 1:19-26 INTRODUCTION - I’m sure many, if not all of you, are familiar with the famous Peanuts cartoons. If you have read one of these cartoons before, you know that often Charlie Brown is the frustrated character and more

  • Joy In My Heart Series

    Contributed by Paul Decker on Jun 2, 2008
    based on 13 ratings

    Get the joy!

    JOY IN MY HEART Philippians 1.1-18 S: Joy C: Seeing the big picture Th: Toward the Goal Pr: GET THE JOY! ?: How? How do we get the joy? KW: Concepts TS: We will find in our study of Philippians 1.1-18 three concepts that help us get the joy. Type: Propositional more

  • What To Do When Troubles Come Series

    Contributed by Mike Wilkins on Apr 7, 2008
    based on 10 ratings

    Paul was in prison, had enemies attacking, and saw death coming, but remained upbeat. How did he do it?

    Philippians 1:12 –26 April 6, 2008 What to do when troubles come… In this passage, Paul has 3 problems Problem 1: Paul is in Prison – Turkish prison – possibly Ephesus This is a good thing, right? I can’t help but think of the Canadian woman who has been in jail without trial for more

  • Ever Expanding Joy Series

    Contributed by Steve Bond on Oct 30, 2007
    based on 10 ratings

    The world is both a hard and a beautiful place. We may experience stratospheric highs in one season only to plunge into abyss. but we more often have to work our way through the regular ups and downs, and bumps of life.

    Introduction There was once a farmer who began to look at his farm through critical eyes. Every place he looked on his farm he saw something wrong. So he decided to sell and move somewhere else. He contracted a realtor who came out to look things over. Then the realtor called to get the farmer’s more