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  • Overcoming Fear And Opposition Series

    Contributed by Greg Nance on Nov 14, 2011
     | 1,801 views

    What are you afraid of? God directs us in how to face and overcome fear and opposition to the gospel by tools of faith that Philippians reveals to us.

    Jenny and I were listening to public radio in the car recently and the guest being interviewed was Steven King. Does everyone know who he is? I have never read his books but he has written about 49 and has a new one that is just out about the assassination of Kennedy entitled 11/22/63. His ...read more

  • Make Paul’s Motto Your Life’s Model

    Contributed by Daniel Habben on Oct 16, 2011
     | 2,311 views

    Make Paul’s Motto Your Life’s Model 1) “I want to live with Christ!” 2) “I want to live for Christ!”

    Freedom 55. For over 25 years now this has been the motto of a financial company headed by Canadian billionaire, Paul Desmarais. Many Canadians have adopted this motto as the model for their lives. They are working hard and making shrewd investments so that by the time they turn 55, they can quit ...read more

  • To Live Is Christ! Series

    Contributed by Mark Jones on Oct 3, 2011
     | 1,992 views

    EOLS: God calls us to live in Him, where Jesus is exalted and our joy overflows to others .

    To Live is Christ! Php 1:19-26 (19) for I know that through your prayers and the help given by the Spirit of Jesus Christ, what has happened to me will turn out for my deliverance. (20) I eagerly expect and hope that I will in no way be ashamed, but will have sufficient courage so that now ...read more

  • To Live Is Christ

    Contributed by Rev. Matthew Parker on Sep 18, 2011
     | 2,392 views

    How do we balance our own pursuit of meaning and happiness with the call to live as Kingdom people? What role does suffering have in the Christian life and why in the world are we called not only to believe in Jesus but to suffer for him? A little bait an

    This dates me, I know, but I can sometimes relate to Charlie Brown in the Peanuts cartoons. Like the one where Lucy is philosophizing and Charlie is listening. As usual, Lucy has the floor, delivering one of her lectures. She says, "Charlie Brown, life is a lot like a deck chair. Some place it ...read more

  • Caution: God Working Series

    Contributed by John Sears on Sep 15, 2011
    based on 5 ratings
     | 2,715 views

    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 ...read more

  • Dying Is Better Than Living Series

    Contributed by Patrick O'loughlin on Sep 12, 2011
    based on 3 ratings
     | 7,822 views

    A sermon on Paul's great statement; To live is Christ and to die is gain." We look at what we gain by dying and how it should affect how we live.

    Title: Dying is better than living Text: Philippians 1:21-23 “For to me, to live is Christ and to die is gain. If I am to go on living in the body this will mean fruitful labor for me. Yet what shall I choose? I do not know! I am torn between the two: I desire to depart and be with ...read more

  • A Reminder To Be Faithful Series

    Contributed by Bobby Stults on Jul 29, 2011
     | 2,053 views

    Paul's life was filled with adversity and he had learned to live out his faith in Christ despite the circumstances and situations around him, here he is calling the Philippian church to do the same!

    Sermon Brief Date Written: July 23, 2011 Date Preached: July 24, 2011 Where Preached: OPBC (AM) Sermon Details: Series Title: A Series from Philippians Sermon Title: A Reminder to Remain Faithful Sermon Text: Philippians 1:12-30 [ESV] ETS: Paul pointed out that adversity was ...read more

  • To Die Is Gain.

    Contributed by Keith Peters on Jul 9, 2011
     | 4,502 views

    The wonderful things a committed believer gains at death.

    For me to Live is Christ, To Die is Gain Philippians 1:19-23 INTRO: In our passage Paul was struggling between desires; 1) To go on the heaven and be with Christ. 2) To stay here on earth to be with loved ones. I suppose that every Christian eventually faces such a struggle. You see ...read more

  • What Are You Going To Make Out Of A Bad Situation?

    Contributed by Greg Carr on Jun 2, 2011
    based on 4 ratings
     | 2,679 views

    I preached this sermon during the "Flood Fight of 2011 in Bismarck/Mandan ND" Four benefits that come from bad situations.

    Pray Father, Open my eyes so I can see Your truth. Open my ears so I can hear Your voice. Open my mind so I can understand Your Word. And open my heart so I may receive all that You want me to receive. AMEN I think we all know and understand that being a child of God does not ...read more

  • Be Joyful In Suffering Series

    Contributed by Gary Stebbins on May 10, 2011
     | 2,154 views

    During this series we will be looking at Paul

    Philippians Pt2- Be Joyful in Suffering (some thoughts taken from a sermon by Craig Groeschel on Joy) Introduction/Review Continue with our 2nd part- in series on Philippians. Paul- founded- church- 10 years prior to this letter. Philippi-Roman colony-Macedonia, NE corner- ...read more

  • Better By Far

    Contributed by Bill Sullivan on Apr 24, 2011
     | 5,430 views

    Though death remains the last enemy, the apostle Paul tells us that to die and be with Christ is "better by far."

    Better By Far TCF Sermon April 10, 2011 Philippians 1:21-25 (ESV) For to me to live is Christ, and to die is gain. If I am to live in the flesh, that means fruitful labor for me. Yet which I shall choose I cannot tell. I am hard pressed between the two. My desire is to depart and be with ...read more

  • Paul’s Great Purpose In Life

    Contributed by Rodelio Mallari on Apr 13, 2011
    based on 8 ratings
     | 6,457 views

    Paul wrote this epistle while in a Roman prison. Prior to this he had many trials and tribulations before reaching Rome (see Acts 27-28). Paul was a man of God who faced countless difficulties; and yet he was able to rejoice in the Lord amidst all his pro

    Intro: Paul wrote this epistle while in a Roman prison. Prior to this he had many trials and tribulations before reaching Rome (see Acts 27-28). Paul was a man of God who faced countless difficulties; and yet he was able to rejoice in the Lord amidst all his problems. His secret of joy in spite of ...read more

  • Joy Part 1 - These Chains Are Wings Series

    Contributed by Spencer Homan on Mar 31, 2011
     | 1,275 views

    Joy Genome is a Lectio Continua through the epistle of Philippians. How can we have joy...always?

    Philippians 1:12-21 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 ...read more

  • Living For Christ

    Contributed by Jerry Flury on Mar 12, 2011
    based on 11 ratings
     | 17,080 views

    What’s our greatest goal and aim in life? What occupies our minds? If we were to sum up what our life is all about in one word, what would that word be? For the apostle Paul, that word was Christ.

    Living for Christ Philippians 1:21 What’s our greatest goal and aim in life? What occupies our minds? If we were to sum up what our life is all about in one word, what would that word be? For the apostle Paul, that word was ...read more

  • Will Anything Really Change?

    Contributed by Joseph Smith on Dec 2, 2010
    based on 3 ratings
     | 1,745 views

    Revised from an earlier message for a church making a major turn in direction and leadership. Change is hard for us, for some of us fear change, some of us do not think change is real. But God is able and willing to complete what He begins among us.

    Bethesda First Baptist Church, Bethesda, MD, September 19, 2004 Will anything really change? I mean, really?! So often change is only apparent, and not real. So often we tinker with things, but we do not really change them. We lack the will to change things, really. We lack the ...read more