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  • Make Paul's Joy Complete By Being Like-Minded, Having The Same Love Series

    Contributed by John Lowe on Aug 8, 2018

    These verses clearly imply some disharmony in the church at Philippi. When Epaphroditus brought a gift to Rome from the church in Philippi and good news of the church’s concern for Paul, he also brought the bad news of a possible division in the church

  • A Tug Of War In The Church

    Contributed by Jose Gomez Sr. on Feb 21, 2007
    based on 3 ratings

    The word encourages us to not only think about ourselves but to consider others in our dicisions. Not only be inward but also outward focused.

    Is there a tug of war in the church? Rev. Jose Gomez Sr. Play Audio *Phillipians 2:1-4 "If you have any encouragement from being united with Christ, if any comfort from his love, if any fellowship with the Spirit, if any tenderness and compassion, 2then make my joy complete by being ...read more

  • If...then...

    Contributed by Steven Buhr on Nov 12, 2009

    What ‘if’s’ do we have in our lives that we think about, or even dwell upon at times? What would we do when those answers were realized? Would we really be any different? What then?

    If…Then Sept. 6, 2009 ‘If’ is a short, two-letter word that can carry very powerful meaning. If I had a million dollars, then I would be happy. I need to lose weight…if only I had the time to exercise. If only I had taken that other job, I wouldn’t be where I am today. If someone would ask ...read more

  • Lesson 10 Make Paul's Joy Complete By Being Like-Minded, Having The Series

    Contributed by John Lowe on Jul 25, 2018

    Even Paul’s “ideal” congregation contained “difficult” people. Paul was facing his problems with people at Rome (Philippians 1:15-18) as well as with people in Philippi, and it was the latter who concerned him the most.

    Date: 7/6/18 Lesson #10 Title: Make Paul's Joy Complete by Being Like-Minded, Having the Same Love Scripture: (Philippians 2:1-2, NIV) 1 Therefore if you have any encouragement from being united with Christ, if any comfort from his love, if any common sharing in the Spirit, if any tenderness ...read more

  • Imitating Christ Series

    Contributed by Patrick O'loughlin on Sep 19, 2011
    based on 7 ratings

    Part 3 of a series on the Book of Philippians. This sermon is on what it means to imitate Christ.

    Text: Philippians 2:1-11 Title: Imitating Christ Introduction Imitating Christ does not mean we dress up in a robe/ grow a beard… Imitating Christ means Giving to others what Christ has given to us “If you have any encouragement from being united with Christ, If any ...read more

  • Who Can We Trust? Series

    Contributed by Tim White on Mar 11, 2015

    Our God is worthy to be praised and certainly be trusted, as it states clearly in Psalms 33.

    Who can we trust Psalm 33 (1-22) Psalm 33 shows us that purity of heart produced by complete forgiveness leads to that intimacy with God which leads us to be guided by His eye, instead of our eyes. What does complete forgiveness create in His people? That can be seen best, not only by the ...read more

  • Unity In The Church

    Contributed by Jon Lipka on Sep 2, 2012
    based on 2 ratings

    The purpose of the family of God is not to meet my personal needs, it's to meet our corporate needs. Thus, through the unity of the Church, my needs are part of the who body, but cannot override and work against any other member.

    “If you have any encouragement from being united with Christ, if any fellowship with the Holy Spirit, if any tenderness and compassion…” Dearly beloved of the Lord, hear St. Paul’s entreaty: “If you have any encouragement from being united with Christ, if any ...read more

  • Being One In Spirit Series

    Contributed by Craig Simonian on Sep 4, 2001
    based on 57 ratings

    This sermons is about growing as a community.

    Being One in Spirit June 24, 2001 What would most people say if you asked them, “what’s the first thing that pops into your mind when you hear the word Christian or church?” - What do you think most people would say? - Loving, Caring, Serving the Community, Welcoming, Generous, Authentic, ...read more

  • Just One Thing Series

    Contributed by James Galbraith on Oct 10, 2006
    based on 3 ratings

    The heart of the letter to the Philippians, calling us work in unity, following the example of Jesus by putting each other first.

    Philippians 2:1-11 - “Just one thing” By James Galbraith, Bethel First Baptist Church Preached at First Baptist Church, Port Alberni, June 11, 2006 Text 2 If you have any encouragement from being united with Christ, if any comfort from his love, if any fellowship with the Spirit, if any ...read more

  • Spiritual Unity

    Contributed by Keith Davis on May 5, 2003
    based on 39 ratings

    How great it is to live in Jesus in unity, and therefore strive to keep it!

    Title: Spiritual Unity Text: Philippians 2:1 Introduction: What is the greatest thing you can think of about this congregation of God’s people. ‒ We are a caring people toward the sick and hurting. ‒ We have a great care for young people and old alike. ∙ Right ...read more

  • United In Christ

    Contributed by David Dewitt on Dec 21, 2000
    based on 79 ratings

    True unity comes only through Christ

    United in Christ Philippians 2:1-11 April 12, 1998 Sunrise Service I. Unity in Spirit and Purpose A. Benefits of believers 1. Encouragement: We have encouragement because we are united with christ, our relationship with God is therefore restored and renewed, it is Christ who encourages us ...read more

  • Imitating Christ (Part 1) Series

    Contributed by T.j. Conwell on Jan 24, 2015
    based on 1 rating

    Paul addresses the church with the instruction that our concern is to be primarily with serving the community, but … obedience begins with the individual before the community can be served. Will we serve our neighbor before serving ourselves?

    "Imitating Christ (Part 1)" Philippians Sermon Series, Part 6 Philippians 2:1-4 Introduction - Last time we examined an incredible message of what I’d call, pillars of the faith -- Bro Mike gave us a real encouragement for living for Christ everyday -- Paul outlined four ...read more

  • Valentine Dreams

    Contributed by Billy Blackmon on Feb 14, 2005
    based on 291 ratings

    This sermon provides five principles necessary to keep love strong in a marriage relationship

    Valentine Dreams Philippians 2:1-2 Tomorrow is Valentine’s Day, and with love in the air, many couples have found themselves saying “I do” to each other. But unlike years gone by, few if any left their reception with a shower of rice. By the mid-1990s, it was common knowledge that the ...read more

  • When Christians Disagree Series

    Contributed by Greg Nance on Jan 7, 2012

    Unity is crucial to Christian witness. Nothing is more essential and nothing brings God glory like the love and unity of the body of Christ in a fallen world. Yet this struggle is pervasive. How does God want us to deal with it?

    Powerpoint available upon request: gwnance@bellsouth.net ask for "Powerpoint for When Christians Disagree." When Christians Disagree Philippians 4:2-3 is an unusual text that we need to slow down and look into. 2 I plead with Euodia and I plead with Syntyche to agree with each other in ...read more

  • If You Give A Mouse A Cookie Series

    Contributed by Davon Huss on Sep 13, 2014

    A sermon on unity from Philippians 2:1-11 (Material adapted from Daniel Overdorf's book, Rediscovering Community, chapter 12 Graciously United, pages 308- 314)

    HoHum: Read to the congregation If You Give a Mouse a Cookie by Laura Joffe Numeroff WBTU: No, I haven’t lost my mind. This book illustrates “if... then” statements. If you give a mouse a cookie, then this and that will happen. These are called conditional statements, if ...read more