Category: Philippians

Shine Like Stars
May 6th, 2018

Philippians 2:14-18 The gospel is simple, but the Bible is not always easy to understand and it can be easily misunderstood. The gospel, the good news of Jesus, is not complicated. God loves us. Jesus came to rescue us. We need to put our trust in him and believe he is the Son of God. […]

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Work out your salvation with fear and trembling
April 22nd, 2018

Philippians 2:12-13 How would you explain to someone what it means to be saved? I looked it up on the internet and found this: When we talk about following Jesus, we often talk about “being saved.” Just what does that mean, and if it is important, how do we become saved? All humans sin, for […]

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Descending to Ascend
April 15th, 2018

Philippians 2:5-11 In the sermon last week I talked about God’s concern and Paul’s concern for unity which is a major theme in Philippians as well as the whole of the Bible. I talked about interpersonal relationships and used the analogy of interconnecting hotel rooms with two doors that can be locked. When a family […]

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Relationships in the light of love
April 8th, 2018

Philippians 2:1-4 We began preaching from Paul’s letter to the Philippians last year after Easter. We worked our way through chapter one and today come to chapter two. Let me refresh your memory about this letter. Philippi was a leading city in the district of Macedonia, in modern day Greece. In 42 BC there were […]

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Living As Worthy Citizens of Our Heavenly Homeland
June 11th, 2017

Philippians 1:27-30 According to Open Doors, each month, 322 Christians are killed because of their faith in Jesus. 214 churches and Christian properties are destroyed. 772 forms of violence are committed against Christians (such as beatings, abductions, rapes, arrests and forced marriages). What is Christian Persecution? Again, let me read from the Open Doors website. […]

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