Summary: A description of what keeps a group of believers together
LAST WEEK’S MESSAGE – WHAT IS HOLDING US TOGETHER?
Philippians (various passages)
I. SALVATION HOLDS US TOGETHER
A. Salvation offers freedom from the past.
B. Salvation offers purpose for the present.
C. Salvation offers hope for the future.
II. A SPIRIT OF SERVANTHOOD HOLDS US TOGETHER
A. We need to bear one another’s burdens.
B. We need to pray for each other.
C. We need to love one another.
D. We need to esteem others better than ourselves.
THIS WEEK’S MESSAGE – WHAT WILL KEEP US TOGETHER?
I. (Verse 9) BEING FILLED WITH THE KNOWLEDGE OF HIS WILL
II. (Verse 10) WALKING WORTHY OF THE LORD
III. (Verse 10) PLEASING THE LORD
IV. (Verse 10) BEING FRUITFUL IN WORKS
V. (Verse 10) INCREASING IN OUR KNOWLEDGE OF GOD
VI. (Verse 11) BEING STRONG IN PATIENCE, LONGSUFFERING, AND JOY
A. According to his glorious power (not ours).
VII. (Verse 12) BEING THANKFUL
A. Thankful for the inheritance of the saints in light (light = never kindled and never quenched).
B. Thankful for deliverance from the power of darkness.
C. Thankful for being placed into the kingdom of heaven.
D. Thankful for redemption through the blood of Jesus Christ.
E. Thankful for the forgiveness of sins.