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 ...

If He’s Willing

24. December 2018 Philippians 0
Text: Philippians 2:19-30 Theme: Paul saw the Lord as involved in every part of our lives. Key verses: “If the Lord Jesus is willing, I hope to send Timothy to you soon for a visit” (v. 19). “All the others care only for themselves and not for what matters to Jesus Christ” (v. 21). “And ...

Work Work

17. December 2018 Philippians 0
Text: Philippians 2:12-18 Theme: The Christian life takes hard work, on God’s part and on ours. Key verses: “Work hard to show the results of your salvation, obeying God with deep reverence and fear. For God is working in you, giving you the desire and the power to do what pleases him. Do everything without ...

Attitude

15. December 2018 Philippians 0
Text: Philippians 2:1-11 Theme: Christ’s attitude of complete humility led to his exaltation and should be our attitude as well. Key verses: “…Are your hearts tender and compassionate? Then make me truly happy by agreeing wholeheartedly with each other, loving one another, and working together with one mind and purpose. Don’t be selfish; don’t try ...

Fighting Together

11. December 2018 Philippians 0
Text: Philippians 1:27-30 Theme: Fighting for the faith with other believers is a struggle and a privilege. Key verses: “Above all, you must live as citizens of heaven, conducting yourselves in a manner worthy of the Good News about Christ…you are standing together with one spirit and one purpose, fighting together for the faith, which ...

Knowing and Trusting

08. December 2018 Philippians 0
Text: Philippians 1:12-26 Theme: Paul had confidence in God and trusted him with every step in his life. Key verses: “And I want you to know…that everything that has happened to me here has helped to spread the Good News. For everyone here, including the whole palace guard, knows that I am in chains because ...

What Really Matters

27. November 2018 Philippians 0
Text: Philippians 1:9-11 Theme: We can and should understand what matters most in this life. Key verses: “I pray that your love will overflow more and more, and that you will keep on growing in knowledge and understanding. For I want you to understand what really matters, so that you may live pure and blameless ...

Thank God for You

22. November 2018 Philippians 0
Text: Philippians 1:1-8 Theme: Paul was deeply thankful for the holy people in Philippi. Key verses: “This letter is from Paul and Timothy, slaves of Christ Jesus. I am writing to all of God’s holy people in Philippi who belong to Christ Jesus, including the church leaders and deacons. May God our Father and the ...