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  • What To Do When Stuff Happens

    Contributed by Stephen E. Trail on Oct 2, 2017
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    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 more

  • Always Look On The Bright Side Of Life Series

    Contributed by Mark Schaeufele on Mar 4, 2014

    We keep on the bright side when we keep our eyes on Jesus.

    Always Look At The Bright Side Of Life Text: Phil. 1:12-19 Introduction 1. Illustration: This past week I came across this story I thought you would find interesting. Obviously a fellow Pastor posted it. He said, "I was recently contacted by a pulpit committee that was interested in my more

  • Paul’s Perspective On Adversity Series

    Contributed by David Taylor on Mar 6, 2014

    Philippians - Manual of Joy Paul’s Perspective on Adversity

    Philippians - Manual of Joy Paul’s Perspective on Adversity 1:12-18a David Taylor We are working our way through the letter to the church at Philippi. One of the main themes is that joy is central to our lives when Christ is central in our lives. Joy is not a choice, not an attitude more

  • The Church Is Prevailing

    Contributed by Scott Jensen on Mar 10, 2019
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    With so many scandals inside the Church and attacks from outside the Church, we can sometimes wonder if the Church will survive. Jesus promises that His Church will prevail! And as it prevails, we prevail, too.

    Opening Remarks and Introduction In the past few years, Christian churches have been rocked by problems both inside and outside the church. In 2017, we saw a shooting at a church in Sutherland Springs, and recently a mega-church in town hit the news recently with one youth worker and some of more

  • The Priority Of The Gospel Series

    Contributed by Gordon Curley on Mar 10, 2019

    The Priority of the Gospel - Philippians chapter 1 verses 12-26 - sermon by Gordon Curley - PowerPoint slides to accompany this talk are available on request – email:

    SERMON OUTLINE: (1). Confident, even though a victim (vs 12-14) (2). Joyful, in spite of others (vs 15-18) (3). Hopeful, regardless of uncertainties (vs 19-20) (4). Contented, because Christ was central (vs 21) SERMON BODY Ill: • He was born in Italy of humble parents and is said to have trained more

  • The Defense Of The Gospel Series

    Contributed by Tim Burns on Mar 14, 2007
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    Even in the midst of opposition Paul rejoiced because the Gospel was being preached.

    1) Last week we spoke of the Gospel being advanced when we go through difficulties in our lives. When the Gospel advances we advance. When Paul was able to process his problems through acceptance and surrender he was able to receive divine power and perspective. 2) This week we will be more

  • Use Your Assets Series

    Contributed by Curry Pikkaart on Jun 16, 2015

    With Jesus at the helm of his life's ship Paul had a bountiful supply of assets for living above his circumstances.

    “Living a Joy-full Life; Use Your Assets” Phil. 1:12-30 In Acts chapter 3 John and Peter are about to enter the temple courts when a crippled beggar asks them for money. Peter’s response is fabulous! “Silver or gold I do not have, but what I have I give you. In the name more

  • Paul, The Joyful Servant (1) Series

    Contributed by Kevin Burden on Nov 24, 2007
    based on 3 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

  • "Faithfulness In Gospel Ministry" Series

    Contributed by Clark Tanner on Oct 21, 2007
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    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

  • 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 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

  • Hope In Uncertainty Series

    Contributed by Mary Erickson on Mar 28, 2019

    God's promises give us hope for the future

    March 27, 2019 Hope Lutheran Church Lenten Service Psalm 42; Philippians 1:12-26 Hope in Uncertainty Friends, may grace and peace be yours in abundance in the knowledge of God and Christ Jesus our Lord. A great temptation when reading a novel is to peek ahead to the end. Some books are more more

  • Circumstances Can Rob Us Of Our Joy Series

    Contributed by George Mansfield on Feb 4, 2008

    We must be careful to not allow circumstances to steal from us the joy that Jesus freely gives us.

    SERIES: ENJOYING THE JOY OF JESUS SERMON: CIRCUMSTANCES CAN ROB US OF OUR JOY READING: PHILIPPIANS 1:3-14 INTRO: We follow Jesus who, in the shadow of Calvary, explained to his followers, “I have told you this so that my joy may be in you and that your joy may be complete.”- John 15:11. This more

  • Caged Courage Series

    Contributed by Joseph Smith on Mar 2, 2008

    We can unleash our courage if we know who we are and what we are about, and if we have a proper perspective on our relationships.

    Most of God’s creatures are in some sort of cage. Animals that appear to run wild are not all that free; they have migratory patterns and other restraints on where they can go. They are caged, even when that cage is not visible. And what that cage does to their courage! The birds of the more

  • When Circumstances Confuse Us Series

    Contributed by Alan Tison on Jun 17, 2007
    based on 4 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