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  • Imprisonment Created Opportunities To Spread The Gospel Series

    Contributed by John Lowe on May 2, 2018
     | 5,628 views

    The apostle faced opposition from those outside the church and misrepresentation from some within. But this did not dissuade or distract him from fulfilling God’s call. Through it all, Christ was being preached, which brought him great delight.

    Date: 4/26/18 Lesson # 3 Title: Imprisonment Created Opportunities to Spread the Gospel Text: (Philippians 1:12-14) Scripture: (Philippians 1:12-14, NIV) 12 Now I want you to know, brothers and sisters[a], that what has happened to me has actually served to advance the gospel. 13 As a ...read more

  • Lesson # 4 Series

    Contributed by John Lowe on May 16, 2018
     | 3,496 views

    It is hard to believe that anyone would oppose Paul, but there were believers in Rome doing just that. The churches there were divided. Some preached Christ sincerely, wanting to see people saved. Some preached Christ insincerely, wanting to make . . .

    Date: 4/26/18 Lesson # 4 Title: Even Opposition Has Provided Opportunity for Christ to be Preached Text: (Philippians 1:15-18) Scripture: (Philippians 1:15-18, NIV) 15 It is true that some preach Christ out of envy and rivalry, but others out of goodwill. 16 The latter do so out of ...read more

  • Rising Above Petty Rivalry Series

    Contributed by Glenn Durham on Apr 7, 2010
    based on 5 ratings
     | 5,214 views

    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 ...read more

  • Why Does God Let His People Suffer? Series

    Contributed by Glenn Durham on Apr 7, 2010
    based on 10 ratings
     | 5,293 views

    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 ...read more

  • Hope Overwhelms Disappointment

    Contributed by Glenn Durham on Apr 7, 2010
    based on 4 ratings
     | 2,310 views

    God crushes sin’s disheartening effects with future hope.

    Scripture Introduction It has been said that nothing in the world arouses more false hope that the first four hours on a diet! We do not need any more false hope, but we do need hope! The National Association of Basketball Coaches presents four “Guardians of the Game” awards each year: for ...read more

  • Courage Under Fire

    Contributed by Allan Quak on Feb 23, 2010
    based on 4 ratings
     | 8,623 views

    Whether we are believers, or not-yet-believers we all face a life which is full of adversity, difficulty and struggle. In this sermon we explore two questions. 1) What sort of people will we be, when we face adversity, difficulty and struggles? 2) Can w

    About ten years ago a movie came out called “Courage Under Fire”. The plot of the movie was to demonstrate that people will respond differently when they find themselves in adverse and difficult situations. In the movie these people had some sameness about them:- · they all had military ...read more

  • Having Joy In The Hard Things Series

    Contributed by Patrick O'loughlin on Jul 16, 2017
     | 7,127 views

    Philippians is a manual on living in joy. Here is how we live with joy in the hard things.

    Text: Philippians 1:12-18 Title: Having Joy in the hard things Introduction: We have been looking this month at the book of Philippians. One of the major themes in the book of Philippians is joy. The words “joy” or “rejoice” are to be found in all four chapters of the book. ( 1:4,18, 25,26 ...read more

  • What To Do When Stuff Happens

    Contributed by Stephen E. Trail on Oct 2, 2017
    based on 1 rating
     | 8,861 views

    How to cope when things go wrong.

    "What to Do When Stuff Happens" Philippians 1:12-19 Introduction: How many of you know that "stuff happens" in life? Most reasonable thinking folks understand that things happen in life; difficult things, unexplainable things, unimaginable things, stuff that just happens. Now there are all kinds ...read more

  • Committed To Promoting The Gospel Series

    Contributed by Christopher Benfield on Sep 28, 2016
     | 6,926 views

    Even though Paul was in bonds, he rejoiced that the Gospel continued to be preached. He refused to allow his circumstances create despair. We too must seek every opportunity to share our faith, while rejoicing for others who are committed as well.

    Committed to Promoting the Gospel Philippians 1: 12-18 As one reads the opening verses of this letter, it is not immediately evident that Paul was bound in prison. His joy and positive attitude conceal the difficulties he faced daily. Although he was not free to move about within society, Paul ...read more

  • God Can't Handle This... Exhibiting Our Pain

    Contributed by Jeff Poor on Feb 5, 2018
    based on 4 ratings
     | 5,499 views

    God might be using your circumstances to exhibit to others how to navigate pain

    Title: God Can’t Handle… Exhibit Text: Philippians 1:12-14 and Matthew 26:36-38 Bottom Line: God might be using your circumstances to exhibit to others how to navigate pain Date: 2/4/18 Intro Who I am... Something about the day.... So great to be here with you this ...read more

  • How Will You Finish?

    Contributed by Barry O Johnson on Oct 13, 2018
     | 19,951 views

    When we accept Jesus as Lord there is an excitement. We want to save the world. But over time the world beats so many of us into silence. This message is about how the Apostle Paul refused to let circumstances keep him from finishing his race.

    The book of Philippians – The Back Story Roman Prison: The Tullianum (Keep) When we read scripture sometimes knowing the circumstances from which they were written can paint what we read in a totally different light. Paul’s letter to the Philippians is an excellent example of this. It’s common ...read more

  • Lesson Of The Garbage Truck!

    Contributed by Melvin Newland on Oct 15, 2018
    based on 7 ratings
     | 18,237 views

    Paul mentions some negative things that are going on in his life - unpleasant circumstances, unreasonable people, & his uncertain future. But Paul shows that God was able to use those negative things in a very positive way. (Powerpoints Available - #357)

    MELVIN M. NEWLAND, MINISTER RIDGE CHAPEL, KANSAS, OK (PowerPoints used with this message are available for free. Just email me at mnewland@sstelco.com & request #357.) TEXT: Philippians 4:8; Philippians 1:12-23 ILL. Someone wrote, ...read more

  • Looking Ahead To 2017

    Contributed by T.j. Conwell on Jan 2, 2017
     | 4,791 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

  • I Get By With A Little Help From My Friends Series

    Contributed by Ken Mckinley on Mar 10, 2010
    based on 1 rating
     | 3,404 views

    Sermon 22 from our series on the Baptist Faith and Message

    Cooperation (BFM #22) I Get By With A Little Help from My Friends Text: Philippians 1:15-18 By: Ken McKinley (Read Text) This morning we are on article 14 of our study of the BFM – In the coming weeks we will be finishing up this series and I’ve already started praying about what I should be ...read more

  • Perspective

    Contributed by Steven Simala Grant on Sep 28, 2010
    based on 5 ratings
     | 9,558 views

    We must learn to see things as God sees them.

    Intro: How we see things in our lives and in our worlds is a lot more powerful and has a lot more impact on us than we might imagine. For example, if we see the world as existing to bring us pleasure and happiness, then when it doesn’t we get angry or frustrated or confused: “why is ...read more