Philippians 4:2-7. For the church in Philippi and the church of today, to continue standing firm for the gospel of Christ, it must be selfless in love, rejoice always, be reasonable, and pray continually.
Philippians 3:10-16. Paul reminds his readers that the final prize for living this life that is worthy of the gospel is going home to be with the Lord. Believers will inherit all of the blessings of heaven through Christ. We are given four truths from this passage that will help us to finish this journey well.
Philippians 3:1-9. Paul gives his readers an easy outline to follow in today’s message. Again he says to rejoice in the true gospel of the Lord. In order for that to continue there must be a rejection of that which is not true. Paul uses his life before being a Christian as an example of how God saves those who are going the wrong way.
Philippians 2:25-30. After describing Timothy’s outstanding character, Paul now moves on to describe another brother in the faith as one who is to be honored. Epaphroditus’ struggles in serving Paul for the Philippian church are used as example of how we are to pick up our cross daily and follow Jesus.
Service concluded with a baptism and testimony.
Philippians 2:14-18. Children of God are to remain blameless and innocent and without blemish. That is what sets them apart from the rest of the world. Today’s passage describes for us some of the characteristics of living a life that is worthy of the gospel.
Philippians 2:12-13. What does our union with God look like? How does it work? What is God’s part and what is our part as Christians? These questions are tackled by the text this morning as we take a look at the terms justification and sanctification.
Philippians 1:27-30. Paul now urges the church in these verses to live in a manner that is worthy of the gospel of Christ and he begins to outline how that should be expressed through their unity, boldness, and in their suffering.
Philippians 1:18-26. Many of us ponder the future and what it may look like in our lives. In today’s message we get to look at Paul’s perspective of his own future during his imprisonment in Rome. Not only was Paul rejoicing during this time but he was confident that he would be rejoicing in the future as well.
Philippians 1:9-11. Paul completes his introduction to this letter with a prayer for his readers. He prays for their continued growth in love with knowledge and discernment and lists the expected result that comes with those things.
Philippians 1:1-8. Today, we begin a new series on the book of Philippians, a letter written by Paul and Timothy to the church in Philippi. Paul uses the introduction of this letter to express his great thankfulness and joy for them and his intense longing for them.
Matthew 28:5-7. The angel said to the women, “Do not be afraid, for I know that you are looking for Jesus, who was crucified. He is not here; he has risen, just as he said. Come and see the place where he lay. Then go quickly and tell his disciples: ‘He has risen from the dead and is going ahead of you into Galilee. There you will see him.’ Now I have told you.”
We celebrate the resurrection of our Lord and Savior with a short message followed by testimony and baptism.
Palm Sunday. Easter week is a wonderful opportunity to reflect on the work of Jesus Christ during his last earthly week of ministry. Today we focus on some of the different sufferings of Jesus.
2 Corinthians 5:17. When the gospel of Jesus Christ is received by faith it transforms the recipient. Those who believe in Christ become a new creation. Today we look at twelve gifts that come from being made new.
Romans 10:9-10. How can a sinner be saved? There must be an transformation of the evil heart within him. This transformation by grace through faith in the work of Jesus Christ. This inner transformation will lead to outward expressions and confessions of that faith. A sinner is saved by trusting in Jesus.
Ephesians 2:8-9. God has provided a way for sinners to be reconciled to Himself. We are reminded today that this way, His Son Jesus Christ, is given to us as a gift to be received by faith. There is no work that man can do to attain salvation. He simply must believe.
Romans 6:23. Last week we learned that all have sinned and fall short of the glory of God. That is not news to any of us. We are ready enough to admit that. Today’s message is a little harder to swallow. But as we look at the big picture we see that it is absolutely necessary for us to hear the hard part of the Good News.
Romans 3:23. There are many ways that we can love our neighbor. There are many physical, emotional, and relational provisions that we can supply for our neighbor’s needs. All of these things are good, but they are temporal. At the forefront of our minds and hearts must be their greatest need. Today we learn that everyone’s greatest need is the same and it’s eternal. Sin has separated us from God. But Jesus has brought salvation!
Eric uses this morning to review the method used by the Time to Revive team that joined the county in December. This method is not the only way to minister to our community, but it is a good one. After reviewing the method, Eric tells us where we are headed as a church to be equipped to go and make disciples.
2 Corinthians 5:16-6:2. Reconciliation with God begins with our believe in Jesus Christ as our Lord and Savior. That leads to not only reconciliation, but also to new birth. Along with this new birth comes this passion for sharing the treasure of the gospel with the rest of the world.
This morning we celebrate the greatest gift given to all of mankind. God has given us himself through the birth of His Son Jesus Christ. What makes this gift so special? We discuss that this morning. Merry Christmas!