Philippians

Philippians

“The Joy of Contentment”

Philippians 4:10-23 Introduction: “Christian contentment is the God-given ability to be satisfied with the loving provision of God in any and every situation.” – Charles Kelley I.      Contentment – Because of the Overruling Providence of God (Verse 10) (1 Timothy 6:6-10) II.    Contentment – Because of the Unfailing Power of God (Verses 11-13) III.  Contentment – Because of the Unchanging Promise of God (Verses 14-20)

“The Joy of Security”

Philippians 4:4-9 I.      The Problem: Anxiety (Verse 6) II.    The Prescription: Prayer (Verses 6-7) III.   The Program: Right Thinking (Verses (Verse 8-9) To avoid anxiety – we must think proper thoughts: Guideline one: Whatever things are true Guideline two: Whatever things are noble Guideline three: Whatever things are just Guideline four: Whatever things are pure Guideline five: Whatever things are lovely Guideline six: Whatever things are of good report  To avoid anxiety – we must do proper…

” The Joy of Victory”

Philippians 3:7-14 I.        The Liabilities of the Past (Verses 7-8) (Matthew 16:25-26) II.      The Possibilities of the Future (Verse 10) 1.    Knowing the person of Christ (John 17:3) (2 Peter 3:18) 2.    Knowing the power of Christ (Ephesians 1:18-20) 3.    Knowing the passion of Christ (Acts 9:16) (Philippians 3:8) (1 Peter 2:21) (1 Peter 2:20) (1 Peter 3:14) (1 Peter 4: 14,16,19) (Matthew 5:10-12) (Philippians 3:11) (Philippians 1:29) III.    The Responsibilities of the Present…

“The Joy of Integrity”

Philippians 1:27-30 I.          Priority One: Conduct (Verse 27) (1:7) The defense of the gospel (1:12-18) The proclamation of the gospel (1:27) The testimony of the gospel II.        Priority Two: Consistency (Verse 27) III.      Priority Three: Cooperation (Verses 27-28) IV.      Priority Four: Courage (Verses 29-30)