Ambassadors for Christ (Philippians 1:27)

Key idea: As citizens of heaven, we must live as ambassadors for Christ. Three truths we must remember to live as ambassadors for Christ: 1. Heaven is our home This world is not our home 2. The church is our embassy 3. The Gospel is our mission We are ambassadors, not tourists: Tourists embrace the culture […]

Hope for Our Humility (Philippians 2:1-11)

Five facets of humility that make the darkness flee 1. The inevitability of humility (v. 1) 2. The result of humility (v. 2) 3. The heart of humility (vv. 3-4) 4. The example of humility (vv. 5-8) 5. The hope of humility (vv. 9-11) “Man’s maker was made man that He, Ruler of the stars, […]

Caring for One Another (Philippians 2:19-30)

Context: Caring as Echoes of Christ (Philippians 2:1-11) Philippians 2:1-11 isn’t just exhorting us to be positionally humble, but that humility has a direction – it moves toward others. And it has an origin – Jesus. Our caring are echoes of Christ. Key Idea – We echo the mind of Christ in counting others more significant than […]

Giving and Receiving (Philippians 4:14-23)

Four Reasons Why We Should Be Generous: We should be generous to bear the burdens of gospel partners (vv. 14-16) We should be generous as an act of worship and the outworking of the gospel in our lives (vv. 17-18) We should be generous because of the God who supplies (vv. 19-20) We should be […]

Complete Contentment in Christ (Philippians 4:10-13)

Key Idea: When we live for God and the gospel, we can give up worldly comfort and be content in any circumstance because we have everything we need in Christ. When we live for God and the gospel, we can give up worldly comfort. When we live for God and the gospel, we can be […]

Surpassing Peace (Philippians 4:2-9)

The Peace of God in Our Relationships (vv. 2-3) We shouldn’t be surprised by the presence of conflict with one another. Move towards others humbly and helpfully. Aim for gospel affection. The Peace of God in Our Circumstances (vv. 4-7) How we relate to others How we relate to God The God of Peace in […]