Just Announced: Philippians Sermon Series

Summary: Where are you going in your Christian life? In this sermon we examine how to get where we want to go in our lives.

I. Have passion about the game (We are running a spiritual race toward God)

a. When people have passion, there’s no stopping them

b. Try to think of an unsuccessful person that isn’t passionate

II. Focus on the Goal

a. Without a goal we are just existing

4326. Alice In Wonderland: No Goal, No Direction

In Alice in Wonderland, at one point Alice says to the Cheshire Cat, “Would you tell me, please, which way I ought to go from here?"

"That depends a good deal on where you want to get to," said the Cat.

"I don’t much care where," said Alice.

"Then it doesn’t matter which way you go," said the Cat.

—Encyclopedia of 15,000 Illustrations

b. Set goals with a target

c. A goal without a target is just a dream

III. Train (If I’m going to lose weight and get fit, I have to exercise)

a. Prayer

b. Bible Study

c. Quiet Time

d. Scripture Memorization

e. Develop habits

IV. Surround yourself with fellow athletes

a. We can rely on each other

b. Let’s get to know each other in church

c. Spend time with each other outside of church

d. Why do we only call on each other when we need something (Just like children to their parents)

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