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  • What We Have In Christ

    Contributed by Stephen Funderburk on Sep 29, 2005
    based on 6 ratings
     | 1,332 views

    Possessing the Best

    Intro: Three of the most beautiful books in the Bible are the prison epistles. Ephesians, Philippians, Colossians. We have some of the greatest teachings on the position of the church and the power of the believer found in these epistles. In the midst of prison, Paul is writing to these churches ...read more

  • The Foundation Of Joy Series

    Contributed by Stephen Todd on Apr 19, 2003
    based on 16 ratings
     | 1,752 views

    As we begin the book of Philippians we immediately discover the true source of Paul’s joy.

    Philippians 1:1-6 Sunday, January 13, 2002 Have you ever asked yourself - "Why does pastor preach through a particular book?" Sometimes - there is a particular need in our congregation. Sometimes - the content of the book is needed as our theological anchor in the days in which live. ...read more

  • The Choice To Rejoice

    Contributed by Norman Lawrence on Sep 9, 2001
    based on 84 ratings
     | 3,074 views

    Message focuses on Paul’s letter to the Philippians, and the theme of Rejoicing In The Lord throughout the letter.

    THE CHOICE TO REJOICE Philip. 4:4 Rejoice in the Lord alway: and again I say, Rejoice. I. REJOICE IN THE WORD a. The Powerful Word b. The Planted Word II. REJOICE IN SERVICE a. Sacrificial Service b. Single-Minded Service III. REJOICE IN THE LORD a. Rejoice Always b. ...read more

  • Final Requests Series

    Contributed by Paul Apple on Jul 10, 2001
    based on 34 ratings
     | 1,693 views

    PAUL’S FINAL REQUESTS REFLECT HIS HEART FOR MINISTRY, HIS STRUGGLE WITH LONELINESS, AND HIS ASSURANCE OF HEAVENLY GLORY

    BIG IDEA: PAUL’S FINAL REQUESTS REFLECT HIS HEART FOR MINISTRY, HIS STRUGGLE WITH LONELINESS, AND HIS ASSURANCE OF HEAVENLY GLORY I. (:9-12) REQUEST FOR COMPANIONSHIP AND ASSISTANCE A. Paul Would Like to Have Timothy With Him “Make every effort to come to me soon” – repeated in vs. 21 ...read more

  • Valleys

    Contributed by Jimmy Chapman on Jun 19, 2007
    based on 20 ratings
     | 4,533 views

    Difficulty encountered, Destination expected, Duty explained,

    Valleys Psalm 84:6 Life is not easy because life is not without its valleys. Wouldn’t it be great if we never went through valleys in our Christian experience? However, this is not promised anywhere in the Bible. Valleys are a part of life that we are going to have to learn to deal ...read more

  • Joy Of Community

    Contributed by Stephen Funderburk on May 13, 2007
    based on 4 ratings
     | 1,446 views

    Paul shares three important aspects of community

    Intro: being a military brat growing up was a life on the move. For many the thought of re-location can be a scary proposition. Being in a Christian family made these transitions easier, because when you moved to a new base, there was always a church family waiting for you to arrive. Knowing that ...read more

  • Motivation By Example Series

    Contributed by Ed Vasicek on Sep 6, 2005
    based on 14 ratings
     | 2,386 views

    When a serious believer goes beyond the call of duty and expends himself or herself to the glory of God, others are motivated to expend themselves for God.

    Motivation by Example (Philippians 1:12-18) 1. One of the big challenges within American Evangelicalism is staying motivated. We become bored and lose our enthusiasm. • Boredom is always a contemporary issue: The Rev. Dr. Robert South, while preaching one day in 1689, looked up from his ...read more

  • Reconciliation Through Forgiveness Series

    Contributed by Kevin L. Jones on Feb 9, 2010
    based on 17 ratings
     | 5,848 views

    An introduction to Paul's epistle to Philemon.

    Reconciliation Through Forgiveness Philemon 1:1-25 Many years ago in Scotland, there was a man of God named John Knox. Knox carried a tremendous burden for his land. He had a certain hideout... it was his refuge from Queen Mary. There on the wooden floor of that refuge that he would pray on ...read more

  • And The Hand Of The Lord Was With Them

    Contributed by Gary Huckaby on Jan 21, 2003
    based on 89 ratings
     | 9,681 views

    Have you ever desired God’s hand upon your life and ministry? Do you want to know the fullness of God’s power in winning souls? This message can show you how the early Christians were so powerful.

    A Sermon For You A Ministry of Huckaby’s Evangelism By- Evangelist Gary Huckaby And The Hand Of The Lord Was With Them (Preached at Fellowship Baptist Church Manchester, Ga - 1990) Acts 11:19-21, "Now they which were scattered abroad upon the persecution that arose about Stephen traveled ...read more

  • Shoes Of The Gospel

    Contributed by Jerry Shirley on Dec 11, 2013
    based on 9 ratings
     | 9,931 views

    armor of God

    Shoes of the Gospel Ephesians 6:15 http://gbcgracenotes.podbean.com/2013/12/11/shoes-of-the-gospel/ Remember, this is a prison epistle. Paul wrote it while in Rome under house arrest, awaiting trial and execution. He was to be beheaded. History asserts that he would have been chained to a ...read more

  • Paul Changes Ambitions

    Contributed by Jerry Shirley on Jun 6, 2015
    based on 7 ratings
     | 8,831 views

    link inc. to formatted text, audio.

    Paul Changes Ambitions Philippians 3:10-11 http://gbcdecatur.org/sermons/ambitions.html "That I may know Him" 1. Knowing Christ is personal. v. 10 Know whom? Him! Christianity is not an 'it,' it's a HIM! This is the difference between us and the world of religion. They are about ...read more

  • An All-Weather Love Series

    Contributed by Jeff Strite on Feb 18, 2007
    based on 60 ratings
     | 26,551 views

    How do "live for Christ"? Do we only do that when things are going our way? Or is our faith deeper and more focused on our love for Him?

    OPEN: A young man’s fiancé had broken off their engagement. But a couple of months later, he received the following letter from her: Dearest Jimmy, No words could ever express the great unhappiness I’ve felt since breaking our engagement. Please say you’ll take me back. No one could ever take ...read more

  • Only Jesus

    Contributed by Neil Chadwick on Jul 27, 2002
    based on 27 ratings
     | 3,949 views

    So what then do we mean by "Only Jesus"? Because what we believe is based on what the Bible says, we’ll allow the answer to come from Scripture.

    Only Jesus If we were to ask some of the great Christian teachers to answer the question, "What one thing is necessary?", The great Apostle Paul might say - "Only Faith." (A favorite song of years gone by expressed it this way: "Only believe, only believe, all things are ...read more

  • Just When I Need Him Most Series

    Contributed by Jerry Shirley on Jan 17, 2006
    based on 136 ratings
     | 16,456 views

    The powerful, inspired writings of the Apostle Paul from his prison cell, and how they can help us to be free! Link included to formatted text, handout, and PowerPoint Template.

    Just When I Need Him Most Acts 23:10-11 Can you imagine being jailed for the cause of Christ? What would you be thinking as you sat there? What would be your attitude? We don’t have to wonder how it was for Paul. For the majority of the rest of the book of Acts he was a prisoner, and ...read more

  • Teaching The Word Of Truth

    Contributed by Paul Fritz on Jan 12, 2004
    based on 57 ratings
     | 6,444 views

    In an age where entertainment, encouragement and enthusiasm are most popular approaches to preaching, let us remember our scriptural obligation to teach the word. Good teachers need to adhere to certain guidelines that should characterize their teaching o

    Rightly Handle and Teach the Word of Truth - 2 Tim. 2:15 In an age where entertainment, encouragement and enthusiasm are most popular approaches to preaching, let us remember our scriptural obligation to teach the word. Good teachers need to adhere to certain guidelines that should ...read more