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Philippians 4:10-23  — God Shall Supply All Your Needs

Philippians 4:10-23 — God Shall Supply All Your Needs

BIG IDEA: GOD CAN BE TRUSTED TO PROVIDE ALL MATERIAL NEEDS FOR THOSE WHO PARTNER IN THE MINISTRY OF THE GOSPELINTRODUCTION: Paul and the Philippian believers were partners in the ministry of the gospelI. (:10-16) CONTENTMENT AND COMMENDATION EXPRESSED TO SUPPORTERSA....
Philippians 4:1-9  — Shalom – How to Experience Peace

Philippians 4:1-9 — Shalom – How to Experience Peace

BIG IDEA: 4 PRESCRIPTIONS FOR PEACESHALOM – describes the deep sense of peace and well-being; much more than absence of conflictScripture Reading: Philippians 4:1-9As we read, look for emphasis on phrase “in the Lord” – think of that in terms of in union with the Lord...
Philippians 3:15-21  — Staying on Track

Philippians 3:15-21 — Staying on Track

BIG IDEA: FOLLOWING THE RIGHT EXAMPLES (THE WAY OF THE CROSS RATHER THAN THE WAY OF INDULGENCE) WILL KEEP US ON TRACK IN THE RACE TO GLORY TO JOIN OUR SAVIOR, THE LORD JESUS CHRISTGromacki: “In this section, the apostle challenged the believers to experience the...
Philippians 3:12-14  — Pressing On

Philippians 3:12-14 — Pressing On

BIG IDEA: PRESSING TOWARD THE GOAL IS THE ONLY WAY TO RUN THE RACE OF CONFORMITY TO JESUS CHRISTINTRODUCTION:Walvoord: “On the one hand, discontent with one’s spiritual life can bring discouragement and unnecessary resignation to spiritual defeat. On the...
Philippians 2:19-30  — Partners in the Gospel

Philippians 2:19-30 — Partners in the Gospel

BIG IDEA: TWO EXAMPLES OF PARTNERSHIP IN THE GOSPEL: UNSELFISH, SACRIFICAL SERVICE TO OTHERS IN ORDER TO FURTHER THE GOSPEL Carson: “Emulate those who are interested in the well-being of others, not in their own. Be on the alert for Christians who really do...
Philippians 2:5-11  — Christ Our Pattern for Humility

Philippians 2:5-11 — Christ Our Pattern for Humility

BIG IDEA: THE PATTERN FOR BOTH HUMBLING OURSELVES AND BEING EXALTED BY GOD IS JESUS CHRIST 1 Peter 5:6 “Humble yourselves, therefore, under the mighty hand of God, that He may exalt you at the proper time.”Otherwise, if we try to exalt ourselves, God must...
Philippians 2:3-4  — The Secret to Humbling Ourselves

Philippians 2:3-4 — The Secret to Humbling Ourselves

BIG IDEA: THE SECRET TO HUMBLING OURSELVES LIES IN MAKING OTHERS GREAT — BOTH IN OUR PERSPECTIVE AND IN OUR PURSUITS INTRODUCTION: Most valuable secrets involve something people long to know and try their hardest to discover. Unless someone carefully conceals...
Philippians 1:12-18  — The Advancement of the Gospel

Philippians 1:12-18 — The Advancement of the Gospel

BIG IDEA: THE ADVANCEMENT OF THE GOSPEL CAN ACTUALLY BENEFIT FROM DIFFICULT PERSONAL CIRCUMSTANCES:BY SHOWING UNBELIEVERS THE REALITY OF OUR RELATIONSHIP TO CHRISTBY SHOWING BELIEVERS OUR EXAMPLE OF JOY AND FAITHFULNESS (WHICH GIVES THEM COURAGE TO PROCLAIM THE...
Philippians 1:1-11  — Fellowship in the Gospel

Philippians 1:1-11 — Fellowship in the Gospel

BIG IDEA: AS WE LABOR TOGETHER UNTIL CHRIST RETURNS,FELLOWSHIP IN THE GOSPEL SPARKS THREE RESPONSES:JOYFUL THANKSGIVINGINTIMATE BONDSPURPOSEFUL PRAYER (FOR SPIRITUAL MATURITY)(:1-2) INTRODUCTION — THE SUBJECTS OF FELLOWSHIP IN THE GOSPEL A. “Paul and...