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Text: Phil 3:7-14 Intro: Becoming a Christian is not an “add on” but a whole new life. “old things must pass away and all things become new. Must be willing to lose in order to gain (v7) Things Gained – Earned Counted For Loss – Counted Past Tense – Already Gone Willingly Have suffered the loss of all…
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A Time to Gain and a Time to Lose You have heard it said, "It is the decisions that kill me"; and there is an element of truth in that. It all depends on the kind of decisions that are made. If we make the right choices, the inevitable consequences will be demonstrated in a life of righteousness. On…
Michael Fennema • Sermon • • 64 views
I. Review A. The Book B. 3 Weeks ago, 2 Weeks ago, Last Week II. Philippians 1:19-26 A. Passage 1. 19: For I know that through your prayers and the help given by the Spirit of Jesus Christ, what has happened to me will turn out for my deliverance. Paul is in prison, and he believes that the prayers of…
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Relationship Evangelism There is an old story told about a man by the name of Ali Facid. He had a small farm and a family. One day, the story goes, a Buddhist priest came by and said to Ali Facid: You know, there are valuable stones called diamonds, and if you get one of these you could be a wealthy…
Counsel from Corinth
It is important to do God's work God's way; the cost of carnality is severe, but the reward of faithfulness is sweet. Mistaking the Source of spiritual growth means missing the mark in ministry!
The Gospel of Luke
Have you recently committed to something that you know is going to be grueling work but consider that the sacrifice and endurance will be worth it, perhaps worth it now in its benefit to your character and health, and especially worth it because of the result in the end? We call that kind of incentive…
On Our Journey to Being Forty
Anthony Castillo Miranda • Sermon • • 18 views
HOOK We are way well into the third week of our anniversary month— We are “ On Our Journey to Being Forty ” We look forward to see you all at the grand celebration of our 40th year church anniversary on Sunday the 27th— It will be an evening Service that starts at 5:25pm, followed by dinner for everyone—…
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I Wish You Enough Speaker Bob Perks was at an airport when he 'overheard a father and daughter in their last moments together. They had announced her departure and standing near the security gate, they hugged and he said, "I love you. I wish you enough." She in turn said, "Daddy, our life together has…
Dr. Mark A. Barber • Sermon • • 9 views
In the world, death's only profit seems to be the end of suffering. If one reads the Bible, one realizes how false this statement is. For those who are not Christians, it is not the end of suffering. For those who are, it is the entry to eternal life and joy.
Clifton Jones • Prairie Grove Baptist Church • Sermon • • 6 views • 42:43
1.)Click on "The Christ Centered Life" above to go to the page with the Study Notes. 2.)Then scroll down past the "Files" to view the Study Notes. 3.) To download the bulletin click on "January_31_Bulletin.pdf" under "Files".
Alger Community Church • Sermon • • 5 views
Part 3 of a three part message on Philippians 1:12-26. This part of the message focuses mostly on vv. 18b-26. At the end we sing the old hymn "O, How I Love Jesus" by Frederick Whitfield & Isaac Watts (in the public domain).
It is not that the pursuit of wisdom is completely pointless or useless. Wisdom has many advantages and can result in many positive outcomes. But… If your pursuit of wisdom is in order to find life’s ultimate “profit” or “advantage” or “value,” then your pursuit is misguided and will ultimately leave you disappointed.
Part 1 of a three part message on Philippians 1:12-26. This part of the message focuses mostly on vv. 12-13. At the end we sing "Oceans (Where Feet May Fail)" by Joel Houston, Matt Crocker, Salomon Ligthelm (©2012 Hillsong Music Publishing; CCLI Song#: 6428767 - used by permission - CCLI streaming license: 20654530)
Corey Johnson • Sermon • • 4 views
INTRODUCTION: 1. If we are going to truly understand “to die is gain” we must... A. Figure out what Paul meant when he wrote “For to me, to live is Christ”. 1 Imitate me, just as I also imitate Christ. B. Then, we must put this concept into practice. 20 I have been crucified with Christ; it is no longer…
Part 2 of a three part message on Philippians 1:12-26. This part of the message focuses mostly on vv. 12-18a. At the end we sing "Strong In Us" by Brian Johnson, Gabriel Wilson, Ian McIntosh, Joel Taylor, Kristian Stanfill (©2013 Bethel Music/worshiptogether.com Songs/Sixsteps Music; CCLI Song#: 6641867 - used by permission - CCLI streaming license: 20654530)
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This notice appeared in the window of a coat store in Nottingham, England: "We have been established for over 100 years and have been pleasing and displeasing customers ever since. We have made money and lost money, suffered the effects of coal nationalization, coat rationing, government control and…
Kenneth Morris • Sermon • • 1 view
Philippians 3:7-11 (NIV)* 7 But whatever was to my profit I now consider loss for the sake of Christ. 8 What is more, I consider everything a loss compared to the surpassing greatness of knowing Christ Jesus my Lord, for whose sake I have lost all things. I consider them rubbish, that I may gain Christ…
Felecia Wallace • Sermon • • 1 view
Control - prolonged cruel and unjust treatment Opression - the exercise of authority or power in a burdensome, cruel, or unjust manner. an act or instance of oppressing or subjecting to cruel or unjust impositions or restraints. the state of being oppressed. the feeling of being heavily burdened, mentally…
Joel Hayworth • Sermon • • 1 view
Introduction There comes a point in everyone’s life where the rubber meets the road and what someone believes inside turns into what someone does on the outside. We know that warfare is an example of this. In the ancient world, especially the Roman world, children were told their entire lives that their…