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Sermons on Philippians

Learning Contentment: “The Secret” According to Paul (Philippians 4:10-23)

Paul concludes his “Epistle of Joy” by thanking (sort of) the Philippians for their financial support while also speaking of his “contentment in Christ” and his joy in the spiritual fruit of the Philippians expressed in their generosity. Join us for the “After the Thru the Bible Chat” at 7:30 p.m. Email Rich or Jenny for the Password

Carry On, Wayward Sons and Daughters (Philippians 4:1-9)

After updating the Philippians on his situation and sharing his testimony, Paul now concludes his letter with admonitions to the church to “stand firm in the Lord”. They are to carry on by pursuing love, rejoicing in the Lord, dwelling in the peace of God, and reflecting deeply on the “good, true, and beautiful” in their lives and culture. This is a…

Perfectly Imperfect: Paul’s “Mature Mindset” (Philippians 3:12-21)

As Paul concludes his testimony to the Philippians he reminds them that “he has not arrived” but “presses on” to the prize. He then offers himself as an example to follow in order to be “mature” (which in the Greek is “perfect”). Incredibly, for Paul, a mature Christian stance is to “live perfectly in imperfection” – or more simply, to be “perfectly…

Paul’s Passion: “I Want to Know Christ” (Philippians 3:1-11)

We continue our “Wednesday Night Through the Bible Study” of Paul’s Epistle to the Philippians by studying his testimony concerning his greatest passion – to know Christ. In his mind, nothing compares to the “surpassing value of knowing Christ” and he desires that the Philippians would share this value that they might know God’s joy. Join us for an “After Through the…