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A Stormy Thanksgiving

SCRIPTURE REFERENCE:  Acts 27:35-36     SERMON IN A SENTENCE When we go through the storms of life, we behave most like Christians when we honestly acknowledge the storms and actively, boldly, and confidently thank God in the midst of them.

Yearning or Yawning

Scripture: Luke 7:36-50. Sermon Titled: “Yearning or Yawning” Sermon in a Sentence: “The greater we sense the magnitude of our debt and the immensity of God’s grace, the greater our desire will be to demonstrate our love and gratitude for Him in return.”

Bearing and Sharing

Scripture: Galatians 6:10. Sermon Titled: “Bearing and Sharing” Sermon in a Sentence: “The spiritual life is not designed to be lived in private for the benefit of ourselves alone, but rather in community where we bear with one another and share with one another.”

The Priority of Gospel Partnership

Sermon #11 in the Series: “Who Are We? A Study in Philippians” Scripture: Philippians 4:14-23. Sermon Titled: “The Priority of Gospel Partnership” Sermon in a Sentence: “When gospel partnership becomes our top priority, we will invest today’s resources in eternity through compassionate, consistent, and sacrificial giving that trusts God to meet all our present needs.”

Are You Satisfied?

Sermon #10 in the Series: “Who Are We? A Study in Philippians” Scripture: Philippians 4:10-13. Sermon Titled: “Are You Satisfied?” Sermon in a Sentence: ““Joyful satisfaction” necessitates learning a “regardless contentment” that is rooted in a “Christ-centered confidence.””

Dealing with Disputes and Difficulties

Sermon #9 in the Series: “Who Are We? A Study in Philippians” Scripture: Philippians 3:12-4:1. Sermon Titled: “Dealing with Disputes and Difficulties” Sermon in a Sentence: “It is only as we allow our minds to reflect upon Christ and the truth of His Word and live in obedience to that truth that our responses and relationships will emulate those of Christ and bring His joy and peace into our lives.”

Pressing Forward While Standing Firm

Sermon #8 in the Series: “Who Are We? A Study in Philippians” Scripture: Philippians 3:12-4:1. Sermon Titled: “Pressing Forward While Standing Firm” Sermon in a Sentence: “Becoming spiritually mature demands pressing forward in your commitment to become more and more like Christ while also standing firm in the truth of the gospel.”

A Life That Counts for the Glory of God

Sermon #7 in the Series: “Who Are We? A Study in Philippians” Scripture: Philippians 3:1-11. Sermon Titled: “A Life That Counts for the Glory of God” Sermon in a Sentence: “A life that counts for the glory of God will abandon the pursuit of worthless things that only drive us farther away from Him and will treasure Christ above everything else in this world.”

We Are a “Servant-Hearted” Family

Sermon #6 in the Series: “Who Are We? A Study in Philippians” Scripture: Philippians 2:19-30. Sermon Titled: “We Are a “Servant-Hearted” Family” Sermon in a Sentence: “Members of a “You-All,” “Gospel-First” family will seek to cultivate servants’ hearts.”

A Spiritual Workout Plan

Sermon #5 in the Series: “Who Are We? A Study in Philippians” Scripture: Philippians 2:12-18. Sermon Titled: “A Spiritual Workout Plan” Sermon in a Sentence: “As members of this “You-All,” “Gospel-First” family of believers, we must live peaceful, holy, and upright lives that serve as examples for others to follow and cause us to live lives full of joy.”

The Great Parabola of Scripture

Sermon #4 in the Series: “Who Are We? A Study in Philippians” Scripture: Philippians 1:3-26. Sermon Titled: “The Great Parabola of Scripture” Sermon in a Sentence: “Because Christ humbly gave Himself in selfless service for our salvation, we who have been united to Him by faith must follow His example of humility and live lives of unreserved self-sacrifice for the sake of the gospel and the glory of God.”

The Song of a You-All, Gospel-First Family

Sermon #3 in the Series: “Who Are We? A Study in Philippians” Scripture: Philippians 1:3-26. Sermon Titled: “The Song of a You-All, Gospel-First Family” Sermon in a Sentence: “As members of this You-All, Gospel-First family, we must sing in unison with one another about the gospel of Jesus and in harmony with one another about everything else.”

We Are a “Gospel-First” Family

Sermon #2 in the Series: “Who Are We? A Study in Philippians” Scripture: Philippians 1:3-26. Sermon Titled: “We Are a “Gospel-First” Family” Sermon in a Sentence: “When the gospel becomes our overarching passion and gospel partnership becomes our goal, then our prayers will become focused on the proclamation of the gospel and the results it produces.”

We Are a “You-All” Family

Sermon #1 in the Series: “Who Are We? A Study in Philippians” Scripture: Philippians 1:1-11. Sermon Titled: “We Are a “You-All” Family” Sermon in a Sentence: “Though we may be quite diverse in many ways, as a “you-all” family of believers we are united together in the fellowship of the gospel of Jesus Christ.”

Who or What Do You Fear?

Scripture: Acts 12:1-24. Sermon Titled: “Who or What Do You Fear?” Sermon in a Sentence: “Who or what you fear determines who or what you worship…and who or what you worship matters!”

Philip, the Ethiopian Eunuch, and the Gospel

Scripture: Acts 8:26-40. Sermon Titled: “Philip, the Ethiopian Eunuch, and the Gospel” Sermon in a Sentence: “Trusting that God is always at work and making ourselves available for His service, we proclaim the good news of the gospel of Jesus that overcomes what separates us from God and from each other and replaces our emptiness with fullness of joy.”

The Lord Our Righteousness

Scripture: Jeremiah 33:14-16. Sermon Titled: “The Lord Our Righteousness” Sermon in a Sentence: “In His grace and mercy, the Lord redeems those who have failed and made a mess of their lives by decorating them with a special beauty that comes only through Christ.”

A Life that Counts

Scripture: 2 Timothy 2:1-10. Sermon Titled: “A Life that Counts” Sermon in a Sentence: “A life that counts for eternity and for the glory of God is centered on Christ and dedicated to doing the hard work of a disciple by allowing others to invest in you that you can invest in others.”