Salvation Ahead

13. April 2019 1 Peter 0
Text: 1 Peter 1:3-12 Theme: We have glorious salvation to look forward to past the trials of this life. Key verses: “…It is by his great mercy that we have been born again, because God raised Jesus Christ from the dead. Now we live with great expectation, and we have a priceless inheritance–an inheritance that ...

Chosen

01. April 2019 1 Peter 0
Text: 1 Peter 1:1-2 Theme: Peter saw himself and God’s suffering people as “elect” for God’s purpose. Key verses: “Peter, an apostle of Jesus Christ, to God’s elect, exiles scattered throughout the provinces of Pontus, Galatia…who have been chosen according to the foreknowledge of God the Father, through the sanctifying work of the Spirit, to ...

Grace Today

03. March 2019 Philippians 0
Text: Philippians 4:21-23 Theme: Sending greetings and grace were both priorities to Paul. Key verses: “Greet all God’s people in Christ Jesus. The brothers and sisters who are with me send greetings. All God’s people here send you greetings…The grace of the Lord Jesus Christ be with your spirit. Amen” (v. 21-23). What God said ...

At the Moment

23. February 2019 Philippians 0
Text: Philippians 4:15-20 Theme: Paul lived by faith and wisdom, trusting God for his needs one day at a time. Key verses: “As you know, you Philippians were the only ones who gave me financial help when I first brought you the Good News…No other church did this” (v. 15). “At the moment I have ...

The Secret

20. February 2019 Philippians 0
Text: Philippians 4:10-14 Theme: Paul knew the secret for how to thrive with a little or a lot. Key verses: “Not that I was ever in need, for I have learned how to be content with whatever I have. I know how to live on almost nothing or with everything. I have learned the secret ...

My Joy

14. February 2019 Philippians 0
Text: Philippians 4:1-9 Theme: Paul wanted us to have joy from the Lord and from those we disciple–as did he. Key verses: “…stay true to the Lord… you are my joy and the crown I receive for my work…settle your disagreement” (v. 1-2). “Always be full of joy in the Lord. I say it again–rejoice! ...

Eagerly

12. February 2019 Philippians 0
Text: Philippians 3:17-21 Theme: Our citizenship is in heaven for which we should anticipate and live. Key verses: “…pattern your lives after mine. For…there are many whose conduct shows they are really enemies of the cross of Christ. They are headed for destruction. Their god is their appetite…and they think only about this life here ...

Focus

11. February 2019 Philippians 0
Text: Philippians 3:12-16 Theme: Paul focused on one thing: finishing well and winning his race, as should we. Key verses: “…I press on to possess that perfection for which Christ Jesus first possessed me. No, dear brothers and sisters, I have not achieved it, but I focus on one thing: Forgetting the past and looking ...

Knowing

02. February 2019 Philippians 0
Text: Philippians 3:10-11 Theme: Knowing Christ was Paul’s highest priority–and should be ours. Key verses: “I want to know Christ and experience the mighty power that raised him from the dead. I want to suffer with him, sharing in his death, so that one way or another I will experience the resurrection from the dead!” ...

Worthless

28. January 2019 Philippians 0
Text: Philippians 3:1-9 Theme: Anything not from Christ and for Christ is worthless. Key verses: “For we who worship by the Spirit of God are the ones who are truly circumcised. We rely on what Christ Jesus has done for us. We put no confidence in human effort” (v. 3). “I was circumcised when I ...