Category Archives: 2014 Striving Together

For God’s Glory We Strive Together Through God’s Grace

It is hard to believe that we have finally arrived at the conclusion of the book of Philippians. We began this journey back in January and we have been travelling through the verses of this wonderful book of the Bible … Continue reading

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Our Deficiency Equals God’s Sufficiency

Paul had learned that in his life and in his ministry he lacked nothing that was necessary or useful. If you just stop and ponder that thought, you will realize what an amazing spiritual truth that is, especially when you … Continue reading

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The Church’s Care

Last week we looked at the opening phrase of vs. 10, “But I rejoiced in the Lord greatly…” We examined, from the book of Psalms, how we could develop a heart of rejoicing. But as we continue looking at this … Continue reading

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Rejoice in the Lord Greatly

This past week the headlines were filled with the news that Robin Williams, an award winning comedian, who made millions of people smile and laugh, had committed suicide in part due to the depression that he suffered from. The question … Continue reading

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The Secret of Having the God of Peace with You, Part Two

Inward thought processes eventually lead to outward actions! The final words of Philippians 4:8 are, “…think on these things.” Why? One commentator wrote, “Let them [the items listed in verse 8] be the object of your careful attention and study, so … Continue reading

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The Secret of Having the God of Peace with You: “Think on These Things”

A civilian airliner is shot down. Israel, in an effort to protect itself, orders military operation on the ground in the Gaza Strip. Wall Street has the jitters again. Oil prices rise due to the international unrest. Our minds are … Continue reading

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Be Followers Together of Me

“Brethren, be followers together of me, and mark them which walk so as ye have us for an ensample. “(For many walk, of whom I have told you often, and now tell you even weeping, that they are the enemies … Continue reading

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Get Involved

“Therefore, my brethren dearly beloved and longed for, my joy and crown, so stand fast in the Lord, my dearly beloved. “I beseech Euodias, and beseech Syntyche, that they be of the same mind in the Lord. “And I intreat … Continue reading

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What Things Were Gain to Me

Last week, I closed my message by acknowledging Kyle White, a Charlotte resident, who had become just the seventh living recipient of the nation’s highest military honor – the Medal of Honor. After receiving the honor, White said, “Without the … Continue reading

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With Friends Like This…

“Yea, and if I be offered upon the sacrifice and service of your faith, I joy, and rejoice with you all. “For the same cause also do ye joy, and rejoice with me.” Philippians 2:17-18 Message preached on Sunday morning, … Continue reading

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