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  • Finding Faithful Friends Series

    Contributed by Jefferson Williams on Aug 10, 2005
    based on 17 ratings
     | 3,948 views

    A person may have many acquaintances and several casual connections, but good friends are hard to find. This sermon continues our look at the book of Philippians and highlights two of Paul’s faithful friends - Timothy and Epaphroditus.

    At the age of twenty-one, I left Memphis and moved to the mountains of North Carolina. I spent the next year reading, studying, and praying that my new found faith would grow. Two things occurred to me at that time. First, I did not make a very good “mountain man.” Roughing it, to me, is a Holiday ...read more

  • Paul's "Brother"

    Contributed by Stephen Fournier on Sep 19, 2003
    based on 30 ratings
     | 2,642 views

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    PAUL’S "BROTHER" PHILIPPIANS 2:25-30 04/27/95 One of Ben Franklin’s many discoveries was that plaster sown in fields would make plants grow better. He shared this discovery with his neighbors only to be mocked. They argued that plaster would have no affect on grass or grain. Not one who ...read more

  • Gamblers For Christ

    Contributed by Steve Shepherd on Dec 12, 2003
    based on 168 ratings
     | 4,470 views

    It pays to gamble your life on Christ.

    INTRO.- ILL.- J.E. Bedenbaugh said, “My grandmother, a staunch Southern Baptist, had marched me off to Sunday school and church regularly. So when I switched to the Episcopal church after marriage, she challenged me: "What’s wrong with the Baptist Church, son?" "Well," I explained, "Carole and I ...read more

  • Do You Care?

    Contributed by Melvin Newland on Jan 31, 2001
    based on 624 ratings
     | 145,330 views

    We do fall or get knocked down at times, don't we? And how wonderful it is when we have a friend who cares enough to lift us up, dust us off, & help us continue on. (Powerpoints Available - #139)

    MELVIN M. NEWLAND, MINISTER RIDGE CHAPEL, KANSAS, OK (Revised: 2011) (Powerpoints used with this message are available for free. Just email me at mnewland@sstelco.com and request #139.) A. Sometimes when people are leaving after a church service they say, "Boy, I wish so & so had been ...read more

  • God's Grace For Our Illness Series

    Contributed by Ed Wood on Nov 2, 2006
    based on 7 ratings
     | 6,221 views

    This message is the second in a series of four on “Illness Through the Eyes of Faith.”

    GOD’S GRACE FOR OUR ILLNESS Philippians 2:25-30 2 Corinthians 12:7-10 INTRO: In May 1983, the “Chicago Tribune” ran a story about a young father from North Manchester, Indiana. His name was David Gilmore. He told about the illness of his fifteen-month-old son, Dustin Graham Gilmore, that ...read more

  • The Art Of Contentment

    Contributed by Scott Coltrain on Nov 12, 2005
    based on 17 ratings
     | 2,415 views

    Paul addresses the contentment he finds in his spiritual blessings as opposed to materialism. This is a lesson of great importance to we who belong to a nation obsessed with material things.

    We have been studying this letter written by the Apostle Paul to the congregation at Philippi. We find ourselves in the last chapter and, in the passage under consideration, we finally learn what led Paul to write this letter to begin with. The Philippian brethren learned of Paul’s ...read more

  • The Secret Of Contentment

    Contributed by David Dewitt on Sep 9, 2006
    based on 7 ratings
     | 2,150 views

    True contentment comes only through a personal relationship with Jesus Christ

    The Secret of Contentment Philippians 4:10-13 July 16, 2006 Morning Service Introduction A wealthy employer once overheard one of his workers exclaim, "Oh if I only had a hundred dollars, I would be perfectly content." Knowing that his own money had not given him inner peace, he told her, ...read more

  • How To Feel Encouraged Despite Your Discouraging Circumstances

    Contributed by Paul Fritz on Oct 18, 2000
    based on 114 ratings
     | 14,378 views

    Remember the famous old hymn, "Do you have any rivers you think are uncrossable? Do you have any mountains you can't tunnel through? God specializes in things thought impossible. He does the things others cannot do! Sometimes people feel depressed, disheartened and frustrated when those around them ...read more

  • Partners In The Gospel Series

    Contributed by Paul Apple on Jul 14, 2001
    based on 68 ratings
     | 3,623 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

  • Reaping God's Joy

    Contributed by Charles Wilkerson on Jun 30, 2004
    based on 28 ratings
     | 3,679 views

    Becoming involved with God’s agenda sets the stage for us to become joyful

    La Accademia is where four unfinished sculptures of Michelangelo reside. They are called “The Prisoners”. Originally intended to for the tomb of Pope Julius the project was downsized and they were never completed. They depict, as you may have seen prior to worship, forms struggling to be free from ...read more

  • Attitude Adjustment - The Way Of Joy Series

    Contributed by Tom Fuller on Apr 26, 2005
    based on 16 ratings
     | 2,739 views

    Finding joy does not involve making your circumstances better - it involves making your mind work like Jesus’ mind. Find out how and how unity works with different kinds of people.

    John 17:20-21 "My prayer is not for them alone. I pray also for those who will believe in me through their message, 21 that all of them may be one, Father, just as you are in me and I am in you. May they also be in us so that the world may believe that you have sent me. It was Jesus’ prayer ...read more

  • The Secret Of Contentment Series

    Contributed by Don Jaques on Jun 17, 2004
    based on 299 ratings
     | 19,260 views

    CONTENTMENT COMES WHEN YOU…1. Rely upon Christ for the power to prevail over circumstances. 2. Trust in God’s power to provide for all your needs.

    Becoming a Joy-FULL Person 7. The Secret of Contentment Philippians 4:10-23 June 12/13, 2004 INTRO: I have a confession to make. I hate the ice cream man. He takes a nice content moment and turns it into cravings for something my children don’t need and can’t afford – and turns ...read more

  • Jet Tour Through Philippians Series

    Contributed by Travis Moore on Oct 31, 2000
    based on 235 ratings
     | 3,627 views

    Introduction to Philippians

    PHILIPPIANS - Exultation INTRODUCTION: Philippians was one of the four Epistles written by Paul from his Roman jail. It is an expression of joy in the midst of adversity. It has been called his “love letter” to the Church at Philippi, and is among the most intimate of all his Letters. I. ...read more

  • Companions

    Contributed by Howard Parnell on Sep 24, 2002
    based on 14 ratings
     | 1,755 views

    The Bible encourages a child of God to be careful in choosing the kind of people he surrounds himself with.

    COMPANIONS Psalm 119:63 INTRO. Every time I enter into the pages of the Bible, I am struck by the marvelous company a Christian finds himself in. As a preacher, I see myself among such men as Enoch, who was raptured before the flood; and Noah; and Isaiah, the man who saw God in his temple in ...read more

  • Evidence Of True Fellowship Series

    Contributed by Jeffery Richards on Apr 30, 2004
    based on 65 ratings
     | 5,469 views

    First in a series of messages on Philippians.

    EVIDENCE OF TRUE FELLOWSHIP PHIL 1:1-11 This morning we begin a new series of messages. The book of Philippians is a great book dealing with the practical issues of life. It is just as relevant today as it was when the Holy Spirit inspired Paul to pen these words. Fellowship is a word that ...read more