What do you tend to think about? Do you think good thoughts, or bad ones? Do you focus on good things, or bad things? The focus of your thoughts will direct your future. That is the Apostle Paul’s warning in today’s text in Philippians 4.
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Will you stand tall if you face opposition? Standing is easy when there are no forces acting against you. It is harder when you are being pushed or pulled contrary to your will.
Click to listen to Week 8 in our study of Philippians.
This world is NOT your home. You may think it is – but in the larger scheme of things, it is absolutely not. It is a short stay. It is a temporary pit-stop on an eternal highway.
Click to listen to this reminder that the Christian’s “citizenship” is in Heaven.
Your future IS better than your past. There IS hope on the horizon. That’s the message of the Apostle Paul in Philippians 3, when he talks about “pressing on” toward an encouraging future – no matter how bad your past has been. Click to listen to our latest study in the Book of Philippians.
“Work out your salvation with fear and trembling.” What did the Apostle Paul mean in this statement? What kind of “work” was he talking about, and why is it done “with fear?”
Click to learn more in Week 4 of our study on the Book of Philippians.
Jesus can relate to what you’re going through. Philippians 2 says that He took on our nature and likeness, and experienced our hurts and pains. We refer to this as the “humility” or “condescension” of Christ. However, Philippians not only says that Jesus was humbled, it also says that He was exalted. Click to learn more in Week 3 of our study.
What is your purpose in life? Do you even know? If you have a Creator, does He have a say in what you’re supposed to be doing? The Apostle Paul certainly believed this. To him, “to live is Christ, and to die is gain.” Click to learn more in Week 2 of our new series on Philippians.
Paul was in prison. His situation was terrible. Death awaited. And yet, it was here that Paul wrote the most joyous letter in all of the Bible. How can this be? Join us for the first week in our study on the Book of Philippians.
Jerusalem was going down. The walls would be destroyed. The temple would burn. And the reason this was coming was because the people “did not know the hour of their visitation.” Click to learn why Jesus wept over the city of Jerusalem, and what implications this might have for the future.
Our God is a consuming fire – and left to our own devices, we would melt before His gaze. So how will we survive on the day to come? What hope do we have?
You see, the world has got God all wrong. They’ve denigrated His holiness to accommodate their sinfulness. And this is DANGEROUS. Click to learn why in this study of Hebrews 12.