Sermons on Philippians

Declaring War on ‘I Can’t’

Philippians 4:13 13 I can do all this through him who gives me strength. Dear Friends in Christ, Today is the day that we Christians declare war on a disease that has attacked each one of us more times than we care to remember, a disease that has paralyzed our passions, played havoc with our hopes,…

Finishing the Climb (Confirmation)

To the people of Tibet she is known as Jumalunga which means “goddess mother of the sky.” The citizens of Nepal to the south call her Sagamartha which also means “goddess of the sky.” But it was Sir Andrew Wall, the British Surveyor General of India, who in 1852 gave her the name that stuck. Does anybody know what that name is or what I’m even talking about? I’m talking about Everest. Mt. Everest.

Loss and Gain

Philippians 3:8-11 8 What is more, I consider everything a loss because of the surpassing worth of knowing Christ Jesus my Lord, for whose sake I have lost all things. I consider them garbage, that I may gain Christ 9 and be found in him, not having a righteousness of my own that comes from…

God’s Word for Lonely Hearts

Philippians 4:5 5 Let your gentleness be evident to all. The Lord is near. Dear Friends in Christ, Back on Aug. 9 of last year I started a sermon series that was unlike any I had ever done before.  I started preaching through an entire book of the Bible.  Though we took a break during…

How to Turn your Prison into a Palace

Philippians 4:12-13 12 I know what it is to be in need, and I know what it is to have plenty. I have learned the secret of being content in any and every situation, whether well fed or hungry, whether living in plenty or in want. 13 I can do all this through him who…

A Lie Detector Test for the Faith

Philippians 4:14-19 14 Yet it was good of you to share in my troubles. 15 Moreover, as you Philippians know, in the early days of your acquaintance with the gospel, when I set out from Macedonia, not one church shared with me in the matter of giving and receiving, except you only; 16 for even…

The Secret of Being Content

Philippians 4:10-13 10 I rejoiced greatly in the Lord that at last you renewed your concern for me. Indeed, you were concerned, but you had no opportunity to show it. 11 I am not saying this because I am in need, for I have learned to be content whatever the circumstances. 12 I know what…

Mental Waist Management

Philippians 4:8 8 Finally, brethren, whatsoever things are true, whatsoever things are honest, whatsoever things are just, whatsoever things are pure, whatsoever things are lovely, whatsoever things are of good report; if there be any virtue, and if there be any praise, think on these things. Dear Friends in Christ, It was once called the…

What to Do in the Mist of the Storm

Philippians 4:4-7 4 Rejoice in the Lord always. I will say it again: Rejoice! 5Let your gentleness be evident to all. The Lord is near. 6Do not be anxious about anything, but in every situation, by prayer and petition, with thanksgiving, present your requests to God. 7 And the peace of God, which transcends all understanding…