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  • Paul, The Joyful Servant (2) Series

    Contributed by Kevin Burden on Nov 24, 2007
    based on 1 rating

    Paul was a joyful servant of the Church.

    Philippians 1:1-4 1 Paul and Timotheus, the servants of Jesus Christ, to all the saints in Christ Jesus which are at Philippi, with the bishops and deacons: 2 Grace be unto you, and peace, from God our Father, and from the Lord Jesus Christ. 3 I thank my God upon every remembrance of you, 4 more

  • Paul, The Joyful Servant (1) Series

    Contributed by Kevin Burden on Nov 24, 2007
    based on 2 ratings

    From a prison cell in the city of Rome, one of the Lord’s greatest servants shares with us how to experience Joy in the Christian life. In this epistle Paul mentions Joy, Gladness & Rejoicing 19 times.

    Philippians 1 “Paul and Timotheus, the servants of Jesus Christ, to all the saints in Christ Jesus which are at Philippi, with the bishops and deacons: 2 Grace be unto you, and peace, from God our Father, and from the Lord Jesus Christ. 3 I thank my God upon every remembrance of you, 4 Always in 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

  • I've Got The Joy Series

    Contributed by Bobby Daniel on Oct 27, 2007
    based on 3 ratings

    The first sermon in a 4 week series looking at Paul’s Letter to the Philippians, a study about joy.

    I’ve got the Joy Phil. 1:1-14 Intro: Ask: Who went to children’s camp as a child? Who went to youth camp? Who had to wait until they were an adult to go to camp? (That’s me!) I’ve got a song that I’m sure if you have been to camp, you may know…sing “I’ve got the joy, joy, joy” and stop on more

  • "Faithfulness In Gospel Ministry" Series

    Contributed by Clark Tanner on Oct 21, 2007
    based on 1 rating

    Sermon 2 in a study in Philippians

    “And this I pray, that your love may abound still more and more in real knowledge and all discernment, 10 so that you may approve the things that are excellent, in order to be sincere and blameless until the day of Christ; 11 having been filled with the fruit of righteousness which comes through more

  • Creating Community In The Church

    Contributed by Richard Mcnair on Oct 4, 2007
    based on 3 ratings

    You can eliminate strife by focusing on HOW TO… I. PROGRESS the Gospel II. PROTECT the Gospel III. PLAN the Gospel IV. PROCLAIM the Gospel

    The Drucker Foundation for Nonprofit Management has uncovered 5 common success factors IN BUILDING Community. In analyzing 68 Non Profit Organizations, (1) The ones who have results aim at results. They have a very clear definition of and concentration on what they are trying to accomplish. more

  • Grounds For Gratitude

    Contributed by Bob Joyce on Sep 6, 2007
    based on 1 rating

    After Thanksgiving sermon. You can have that magnificent gratitude for fellowship, for suffering, for grace, and thus learn to live and to serve at your fullest for Christ.

    Grounds For Gratitude dec0196a Philippians 1 (830) Sometimes, we have a way of forgetting Thanksgiving as soon as the turkey is cold, and we start looking forward to Christmas. Let’s hold onto this thanksgiving idea at least twenty minutes longer. In searching for a thanksgiving statement in more

  • Brightness In Darkness

    Contributed by Sam Evangelista on Jun 29, 2007
    based on 3 ratings

    Born-again believersof Jesus Christ have all the reasons to rejoice even in the midst of hardship and trials of their lives as they continue to love and serve Him because they are assured of the Lord’s unfailing promise: "And surely I am with you always,

    God can bring brightness in the darkest moment of our lives when... 1. Our adversities are God’s opportunities...(vs.12,13) a. For our salvation b. For spiritual maturity c. For mission and evangelism 2. Our situation becomes others’ motivation. (vs.14-18) Paul’s zeal in the more

  • When Circumstances Confuse Us Series

    Contributed by Alan Tison on Jun 17, 2007
    based on 3 ratings

    Joy Stealers are the tools Satan uses to rob us of our joy in serving the cause of Christ.To help us defeat the joy stealers of this life, Paul wrote the book of Philippians. Paul knew there would be times we could not be happy, but in Christ, we could al

    Introduction: This past weekend, our family celebrated Kathy’s parents 50th wedding anniversary. We spent all day Friday decorating the church in preparation for the big night. Kathy had planned the celebration to be a big surprise, and sure enough, her parents were surprised as 75 of their friends more

  • I Want You To Know Series

    Contributed by Steve Smith on May 14, 2007

    Paul wanted the church to know, then and now, that if we remain in Christ, our trials will actually serve to "Advance the "Gospel".

    INTRODUCTION A. Series of Phlippians 1. Book of Joy but misleading and should be “Joy Amidst Trial” 2. Paul (Acts 16.16) after expelling a demon spirit from a slave girl who made her masters money from her ability as a fortune teller, was arrested. a. Owners accused him of inciting a more

  • Life Defined

    Contributed by Donald Hart on Mar 21, 2007
    based on 9 ratings

    What is the real purpose of life - Paul gives the answer in Philippians 1:21

    Sermon by Donald R. Hart – Antioch Christian Church, Pittsburg, Missouri – March 18, 2007 (All Scripture quoted is from the NIV unless otherwise noted) LIFE DEFINED Text: Philippians 1:12-30 INTRODUCTION How does one define life or can anyone really define life? Webster defines “life” more

  • Chains Series

    Contributed by Tim Burns on Mar 6, 2007
    based on 15 ratings

    Paul allowed the Lord to use his chains to further God’s kingdom.

    Chains 12 Now I want you to know, brothers, that what has happened to me has really served to advance the gospel. 13 As a result, it has become clear throughout the whole palace guard and to everyone else that I am in chains for Christ. 14 Because of my chains, most of the more

  • A Greater Purpose Series

    Contributed by Darrin Hunt on Feb 19, 2007
    based on 3 ratings

    Part of an extensive study in Philippians, we are reminded here that God has a greater purpose for our trials.

    Content in Christ: A Study in Philippians A Greater Purpose Phil. 1:12-14 Illus. Old mule fell into a ditch. “Shake it off and step up”. What do you do when the “stuff” of life piles up on you? Phil. – Content in Christ. Review (love, encouragement, prayer) Memorize? Up to this point, more

  • An All-Weather Love Series

    Contributed by Jeff Strite on Feb 18, 2007
    based on 60 ratings

    How do "live for Christ"? Do we only do that when things are going our way? Or is our faith deeper and more focused on our love for Him?

    OPEN: A young man’s fiancé had broken off their engagement. But a couple of months later, he received the following letter from her: Dearest Jimmy, No words could ever express the great unhappiness I’ve felt since breaking our engagement. Please say you’ll take me back. No one could ever take more

  • Don't Allow Circumstances Rob Your Joy Series

    Contributed by Fred Sigle on Feb 13, 2007
    based on 5 ratings

    Philippians is commonly called the "Book of Joy". But Paul presents several thieves that try to rob us of our joy. The first thief: "Difficult Circumstances."

    DON’T ALLOW CIRCUMSTANCES ROB YOUR JOY A. For the next few weeks we’re going to take a look at CHRISTIAN JOY and the THIEVES that try to ROB us of our JOY from the book of Philippians. 1. Now to some people the phrase “CHRISTIAN JOY” is an OXYMORON--in their mind these two words CONTRADICT more