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  • What Does It Matter Series

    Contributed by Steve Malone on Feb 19, 2019
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    In this message the Apostle Paul will teach us how to embrace his philosophy for living... "What does it matter - what happens to me or what other people say about me." I have chosen my calling over my comfort and God's approval over man's approval.

    What Does It Matter? WELCOME – to week 4 of our (let’s be sure to kick off the new year in an awesome life-changing – God honoring way) series this year can be different. HEY – does anybody out there want this year to be different, to be better? OKAY SO HERE IS THE DEAL – if you embrace and keep more

  • Courage Under Fire

    Contributed by Allan Quak on Feb 23, 2010
    based on 4 ratings

    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 more

  • Standing Firm In The Faith

    Contributed by Daniel Austin on Feb 27, 2010
    based on 4 ratings

    We can stand firm in the faith: Joyful and free from worry, with contentment in whatever state we are in, knowing our needs will be met, able to do all things through Christ who strengthens us.

    Standing Firm in the Faith 03/09/08 Reading: Philippians 1:21-28 Introduction In his letter to the Philippians, Paul expresses his desire that they “stand firm” in working together for the faith. Philippians 1:27 “Only conduct yourselves in a manner worthy of the gospel of Christ, so that more

  • "Live Like You Were Dying" Series

    Contributed by David Henderson on Nov 14, 2016
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    What would you do if you knew you were dying? How would you speak to others? What would change?

    “Live like you were Dying” Philippians 1:20-26 Tug MacGraw, Tim McGraw’s father, was hospitalized with a brain tumor in March 2003. He found out that day that he had cancer and was given three weeks to live-he survived nine months. To MacGraw recorded this song in memory of more

  • Joy To The World - A Study Of Philippians- Part 1 "Joy In Others" Series

    Contributed by Randy Edwards on Nov 29, 2016

    Part on of our study of Joy though the words of Paul to the church at Philippi

    Joy to the world Part 1 Philippians 1:1-11 As we begin nearing the celebration of the birth of our Lord and Savior Jesus Christ The word Joy Becomes a common word The rest of the year It may only be mentioned outside of church When you are trying to decide if you feel like a nut more

  • The Life Of Paul Part Viii - No Regrets Series

    Contributed by Dan Carroll on Nov 28, 2016

    Paul had settled eternal issues. For him death wasn’t the end, but a new beginning. A change of address only. He lived life. He had one goal in life. He wrote about it. II Thessalonians 1:12, “…the name of our Lord Jesus will be glorified...”

    INTRODUCTION • Nobody in Scripture talked as much about their death as Paul, except maybe Jesus. • Paul lived his life on the edge and so he knew he was always in danger, but covered by the Father. • What a way to live life to the fullest. • Not in fear, but in more

  • Be Happy - How To Be Joyful No Matter What Series

    Contributed by Christian Cheong on Apr 20, 2010
    based on 40 ratings

    We can be joyful in all circumstances, by adopting a right perspective, set the right priority, lean on the power of God, and focus on the purpose of life.

    Most people don't enjoy life; they just endure it. • They think that life must be perfect for them to be happy. • So they are always looking for a change for the better. If I could just change my situation life would be great. If I could just get rid of all my problems, life would more

  • Dying For Gain Series

    Contributed by Glenn Durham on Apr 20, 2010
    based on 8 ratings

    God makes death a gain for those who desire to be with Christ.

    Scripture Introduction Bobby’s first deep-sea fishing trip turned into what he felt certain was the dumbest decision ever made. With every pitch and roll of the boat, he doubted he could survive the remaining four hours of the excursion. Who would believe that seasickness could be so more

  • Living With No Regrets At The End Series

    Contributed by Glenn Durham on Apr 13, 2010
    based on 4 ratings

    God enables us to live so as to have no regrets at our last day.

    Scripture Introduction Frank Sinatra sings with bravado: And now the end is near, and so I face the final curtain…. I’ve lived a life that’s full; I traveled each and every highway; And more, much more than this, I did it my way. Regrets I’ve had a few, but more

  • The Christian View Of Life And Death

    Contributed by Dennis Cortes on Sep 4, 2010
    based on 5 ratings

    For many people, life is meaningless and death is terrifying. For the person who has put his faith and hope in Christ life is a great privilege and death is a great prospect.

    TEXT: “For me to live is Christ and to die is gain!” (Philippians 1:21) INTRO: For many, life is confusing and death is terrifying. But for the Christian, life is a great privilege, and death is a great prospect.” I. Life is a Great Privilege: “To live is more

  • The Joy Of Life Series

    Contributed by Richard Mc Quinn on Sep 25, 2010

    Paul writes a magnificent letter to his beloved church. He gives them plenty of love and inspiriation. His theme is JOY. Jesus first, Others second and ourselves last. The Joy of the Ministry can be a 2nd title.

    THE JOY OF LIFE New Liberty Christian Church, Veedersburg, IN with Rich McQuinn, minister. 9/26/10 TEX: PHILIPPIANS 1:1-30 INTRODUCTION: Picture a great friend or relative that you are very fond of. Hold that in your mind. Picture the person that has led you to the Lord Jesus more

  • To Live Is...

    Contributed by Steven Simala Grant on Oct 12, 2010

    Truly living is to have Jesus First in order to shape and form our emotional perspective on death, for ourselves, and for those we love.

    To Live Is… October 3, 2010 Phil 1:18b-26 Intro: How would you finish this sentence: “to live is…”? Take a few moments to think about that – in your experience and from your perspective, what does it mean to “live”? Our answers might include the more

  • To Live Is Christ, To Die Is Gain

    Contributed by Hans Krause on Oct 14, 2018
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    When we focus on Jesus Christ in our day-to-day lives, we discover purpose and meaning that outweighs the fear of suffering and death.

    [Sermon preached on 16 September 2018, 17th Sunday after Pentecost / 3rd year, ELCF Lectionary] Today, the topic for our sermon gets really serious. No more and no less than a matter of life and death: “To live is Christ, to die is gain.” The apostle Paul is dead serious—forgive me the more

  • Are You Leaving Are Staying

    Contributed by Dr.w.samuel Legon on Nov 13, 2018

    Life and death we show the loe of God

    ARE YOU LEAVING OR STAYING Paul had a hard time deciding which was better. Go to Heaven are and work for the Lord. It would be much easer to go to Heaven All his problems would be over. No more headaches are heartaches. He thought it better to be able to witness and win others. Philippians 1: more

  • The Christian's Gain In Death

    Contributed by Marvin P. Hoogland on Sep 18, 2018

    Funeral sermon upon the death of an elderly believer

    Philippians 1:21 For to me to live is Christ, and to die is gain. (RSV) The apostle Paul was a man who had no fear of death. He was able to speak freely about the reality of death. Death held no terror for him. He even looked forward to it. Not that Paul was disillusioned with life and simply more