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  • The Pursuit Of Excellence: "Finishing Life Well"

    Contributed by Reverend Cooper Mcwhirter on Sep 27, 2016
     | 3,194 views

    Some of the great people of faith in the Bible did not finish life well. They had downturns.

    Sermon Preached at Grace Community Church (EPC) Sun City Grand, Surprise, AZ Sunday, April 10, 2016 by the Reverend Cooper McWhirter The Pursuit of Excellence: “Finishing Life Well!” [Part One] Philippians 3:1-11 A wise pastor once offered me this piece ...read more

  • #8- Tradeoffs And Joy Series

    Contributed by Darrell Stetler Ii on Aug 27, 2015
     | 1,977 views

    Who do I need to be cautious of? What is the cost of being a Christian?

    >>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>> THIS SERMON AVAILABLE WITH POWERPOINT IN RESOURCE DOWNLOAD! This sermon (and several hundred others) are available for download. > Microsoft Word > Most with handouts More info: www.sermonsubscribe.com or ...read more

  • Gladly Losing Everything Series

    Contributed by Jason Jones on May 2, 2016
     | 3,897 views

    First sermon I preached at our new church plant, The Road, www.tiftonroad.org. It was about the willingness of Paul to totally rely on Christ, rather than any earthly accomplishment or accolade.

    Text: Philippians 3:2-11, Title: Gladly Losing Everything, Date/Place: The Road, 4/17/16, AM A. Opening illustration: Losing softball B. Background to passage: This passage is coming off of one of the greatest passages on the nature and work of Christ. Paul then talks about how they should live ...read more

  • Forgetfulness Is Not A Bad Thing

    Contributed by David Rigg on Jul 9, 2017
    based on 1 rating
     | 6,266 views

    Though we sometimes can't remember things and get frustrated, the Bible says forgetting some things is good.

    Forgetfulness Is Not A Bad Thing Philippians. 3:1-16 1 Finally, my brethren, rejoice in the Lord. For me to write the same things to you is not tedious, but for you it is safe. 2Beware of dogs, beware of evil workers, beware of the mutilation! ...read more

  • To Know Christ And To Make Him Known

    Contributed by Stephen Belokur on Feb 28, 2018
     | 18,375 views

    This little Creed is the essence of the life of a person who is truly born again. It is also the desire of a person who is truly born again.

    Let's stand together and say our memory Scripture for this Quarter ... 2 Timothy 2:11-13 “Here is a trustworthy saying: If we died with Him, we will also live with Him; if we endure, we will also reign with Him. If we disown Him, He will also disown us; if we are faithless, He remains faithful, ...read more

  • Take Out The Trash

    Contributed by David Rigg on Jan 23, 2016
    based on 4 ratings
     | 13,028 views

    Here's a trashy sermon to illustrate how we allow worthless things in our lives to pile up.

    Take Out The Trash Philippians 3:1-12 1 Finally, my brethren, rejoice in the Lord. For me to write the same things to you is not tedious, but for you it is safe. 2Beware of dogs, beware of evil workers, beware of the mutilation! 3For we are the circumcision, who worship God in the Spirit, ...read more

  • Simple Faith Series

    Contributed by C. Philip Green on Mar 30, 2016
    based on 1 rating
     | 4,562 views

    If you want the joy of your relationship with Christ back, beware of the legalists and simply believe in Christ. Stop trying to live up to someone's performance standards and simply trust Christ with your life.

    In our lawsuit-happy culture, American companies must go to great lengths to avoid lawsuits, and they do it by putting some of the strangest warning labels on their products. Every year, the Center for America sponsors the Wacky Warning Labels Contest, looking for what it calls “the most ...read more

  • Triumphant Joy Defended Series

    Contributed by Derrick Strickland on Mar 19, 2016
    based on 1 rating
     | 3,151 views

    Paul reminds us that our Joy must be defended against things that rob of us of Joy.

    NTRO: 1. So far Paul has taught us that it’s important for us to understand or define triumphant Joy, then he revealed to us how we can refine or develop that Joy… but tonight Paul sees it important to remind us that our joy must always be defended. 2. It may came as no surprise ...read more

  • Five Pressing Desires In Christian Living Series

    Contributed by Otis Mcmillan on Jan 10, 2019
    based on 4 ratings
     | 9,225 views

    Paul gets a clear vision of Christ and abandon all that he was for (1) a Personal Knowledge of Christ (2) a Personal Position in Christ (3) the Personal Power of Christ (4) a Personal Perfection in Christ (5) a Personal Possession of Christ.

    Subject: Five Pressing Desires Text: Philippians 3:1-15 Introduction: Paul, who is the writer of our text, provides a plan for the Philippians Church as they move forward to become the best that they could be for Christ. Rather than be complacent with where they were, they needed to set their ...read more

  • Learning What Counts (Part 1) Series

    Contributed by David Owens on Feb 8, 2019
    based on 3 ratings
     | 4,094 views

    Paul had been trying to be righteous through works, and learned that he needed to approach God in a different way.

    Introduction: A. In April of 1988, the evening news told the story of a photographer who was a skydiver. 1. This skydiving photographer had jumped from a plane along with numerous other skydivers and filmed the group as they fell. 2. The film clip, taken by the skydiving photographer that was shown ...read more

  • Winning The Prize!

    Contributed by Tony Abram on Sep 29, 2017
    based on 4 ratings
     | 5,860 views

    "Why were the former days better than these?" You do not move ahead by constantly looking in a rear view mirror. The past is a rudder to guide you, not an anchor to drag you. We must learn from the past but not live in the past

    WINNING THE PRIZE! Philippians 3:13-14 (KJV) Brethren, I count not myself to have apprehended: but this one thing I do, forgetting those things which are behind, and reaching forth unto those things which are before, 14 I press toward the ...read more

  • Philippians-Confidence

    Contributed by Jim Caswell on Aug 28, 2017
     | 5,339 views

    Our confidence is found in Jesus.

    Title: Philippians-Confidence Place: BLCC Date: 7/23/17 Text: Philippians 3.1-11 CT: Our confidence is found in Jesus. [Screen 1] FAS: Writing in The Harvard Business Review, Tomas Chamorro-Premuzic, a CEO and business professor, had some surprising conclusions about self-confidence and ...read more

  • Identity 2 – The False Identity Philippians 3:1-14 Series

    Contributed by Joseph Rodgers on Apr 11, 2019
     | 5,781 views

    The most critical teaching in the Christian faith – accepting and living in who we truly are in Christ. We call this our identity in Christ.

    Last Sunday we began a series of lessons on what’s arguably the most critical teaching in the Christian faith – accepting and living in who we truly are in Christ. We call this our identity in Christ – and as I shared last Sunday – as believers in Christ – our identity is not determined by who we ...read more

  • Rejoice In The Lord And Beware Of Those Who Place Confidence In The Flesh Series

    Contributed by John Lowe on Apr 25, 2019
     | 2,630 views

    If I were to give you a theme for chapter three, I would say "that I may know Him and the power of His resurrection and the fellowship of His suffering." This is Christian experience—to know Him. Not so much to know about Him, but to really know—Him. This is experimental knowledge.

    Date: 12/26/18 Lesson #21 Title: Rejoice In The Lord And Beware Of Those Who Place Confidence In The Flesh • “Special Notes” and “Scripture” are shown as endnotes. • NIV Bible is used throughout unless noted otherwise. Scripture: Philippians 3:1-3 (NIV) (1) Further, my brothers and sisters, ...read more

  • Taking Inventory Series

    Contributed by Thomas Bowen on Mar 4, 2010
     | 4,010 views

    Paul's culture and ours are simular. Likemindeness that Christ provides gives a church the ability to make a difference. It comes down to a spiritual inventory.

    A matter of the heart – Taking Inventory - This week we are looking at another portion of Philippians. The overall theme of this book is an expression of what Paul believes that Christians should be no matter what a person’s or nations physical situation. We know from the letter ...read more