The Key to Contentment (Philippians 4:10-13)

The Key to Contentment

Scripture:

Philippians 4:10-13

Sermon Notes

1. The ___________ of contentment

2. Contentment is not about _________ ____________

3. Contentment does not happen _____________

4. The key to contentment is a _________ - _____________

Scripture taken from the New King James Version®. Copyright © 1982 by Thomas Nelson. Used by permission. All rights reseved.

September 1, 2019 - What Are You Doing? (Philippians 4:8-9)

"What Are You Doing?"

Scripture

Philippians 4:9

9 The things which you learned and received and heard and saw in me, these do, and the God of peace will be with you.

Sermon Notes

1. We are all ___________

2. We are all ____________

3. We are all _____________

4. We all need God’s _________

5. We all need God’s ________


Scripture taken from the New King James Version ®. Copyright © 1982 by Thomas Nelson. Used by permission. All rights reserved.

August 4, 2019 - A Different Citizenship (Philippians 3:20-4:1)

"A Different Citizenship"

Scripture

Philippians 3:20-4:1

20 For our citizenship is in heaven, from which we also eagerly wait for the Savior, the Lord Jesus Christ, 21 who will transform our lowly body that it may be conformed to His glorious body, according to the working by which He is able even to subdue all things to Himself.

Therefore, my beloved and longed-for brethren, my joy and crown, so stand fast in the Lord, beloved.

Sermon Notes

1. Christians belong to a different _________

2. Christians wait for a different _______

3. Christians will soon have a different __________

4. Therefore, Christians must live a different ________________

Scripture taken from the New King James Version ®. Copyright © 1982 by Thomas Nelson. Used by permission. All rights reserved.

July 28, 2019 - The Anti-Cross Influence (Philippians 3:18-19)

"The Anti-Cross Influence"

Scripture

Philippians 3:18-19

18 For many walk, of whom I have told you often, and now tell you even weeping, that they are the enemies of the cross of Christ: 19 whose end is destruction, whose god is their belly, and whose glory is in their shame—who set their mind on earthly things.

Sermon Notes

1. We would expect to see the anti-cross influence in ____________ ___________________.

2. We should also expect to see an anti-cross influence in __________ ________________.

3. We need to respond to this anti-cross influence first by __________________________.

Scripture taken from the New King James Version Copyright © 1982 by Thomas Nelson. Used by permission. All rights reserved.

Enemies of the cross of Christ

Last week we looked at spiritual influence from Philippians. But what if the influence is not spiritual, but detrimental? Paul described that kind of influence in the next verses. He called those kind of people enemies of the cross of Christ. Let’s pray about this and listen to God’s word.

– Pastor Marlin Betts

Spiritual Influence (Philippians 3:17)

"Spiritual Influence"

Scripture

Philippians 3:17

17 Brethren, join in following my example, and note those who so walk, as you have us for a pattern.

Sermon Notes

1. Every person has an ___________

2. The Christian’s desire is to __________ _________

3. Besides Christ, Christians need _______ __________ __________ of how to live for Jesus every day.

4. Your Christian life-style should be one that is ______ _____________



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Scripture taken from the New King James Version ®. Copyright © 1982 by Thomas Nelson. Used by permission. All rights reserved.

Press for the Prize (Philippians 3:12-14)

Press for the Prize

Scripture:

Philippians 3:12-14

2 Not that I have already attained, or am already perfected; but I press on, that I may lay hold of that for which Christ Jesus has also laid hold of me. 13 Brethren, I do not count myself to have apprehended; but one thing I do, forgetting those things which are behind and reaching forward to those things which are ahead, 14 I press toward the goal for the prize of the upward call of God in Christ Jesus.

Sermon Notes:

1. Identify your ______________

2. Identify your ______________

3. Ignore your ___________

4. Ignite your _____________


Scripture taken from the New King James Version ®. Copyright © 1982 by Thomas Nelson. Used by permission. All rights reserved.

Loss and Gain (Philippians 3:8-11)

Loss and Gain

Scripture:

Philippians 3:8-11

8 Yet indeed I also count all things loss for the excellence of the knowledge of Christ Jesus my Lord, for whom I have suffered the loss of all things, and count them as rubbish, that I may gain Christ 9 and be found in Him, not having my own righteousness, which is from the law, but that which is through faith in Christ, the righteousness which is from God by faith; 10 that I may know Him and the power of His resurrection, and the fellowship of His sufferings, being conformed to His death, 11 if, by any means, I may attain to the resurrection from the dead.

Sermon Notes:

1. The cost of ____________ _______

2. The profit of ____________ _________

Scripture taken from the New King James Version ®. Copyright © 1982 by Thomas Nelson. Used by permission. All rights reserved.

That Old Time Religion (Philippians 3:4-7)

That Old Time Religion

Scripture

Philippians 3:4-7

4 though I also might have confidence in the flesh. If anyone else thinks he may have confidence in the flesh, I more so: 5 circumcised the eighth day, of the stock of Israel, of the tribe of Benjamin, a Hebrew of the Hebrews; concerning the law, a Pharisee; 6 concerning zeal, persecuting the church; concerning the righteousness which is in the law, blameless.

7 But what things were gain to me, these I have counted loss for Christ.

Sermon Notes

1. Paul’s religious _________________

2. Paul’s religious _________________

3. Paul’s religious _________________



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Scripture taken from the New King James Version ®. Copyright © 1982 by Thomas Nelson. Used by permission. All rights reserved.