How to Change My Attitude about the Pandemic

How we deal with problems begins with our attitude. Any problem, including this pandemic, can be a challenge but the Bible actually show us how to approach any problem with a renewed attitude if we are a Christian. When Paul wrote Philippians he was in jail, but if you didn't know that it would be hard to detect based on his great attitude. In this lesson, we focus on five things from Phil. 4:4-9 that Paul reminds us we can do to make the best of this difficult situation.

By |2020-03-22T11:23:21-05:00March 22nd, 2020|Philippians, Sermons|

Joy in Christ

At the heart of Philippians is the message "Rejoice in the Lord." Philippians chapter three is really a reminder that Jesus is enough. If you have less than Jesus you don't have enough. If you have more than Jesus you have too much. Subscribe in iTunes Subscribe on YouTube

By |2020-01-19T14:10:50-06:00December 22nd, 2019|Joy to the World, Philippians|

Joy in Loving

It's good to hear a spiritual principle explained, but it's better to see it lived out. That is basically what Phil. 2:1-8 entails. The philosophy of "Joy in Loving" is explained but then Paul adds a face to the teaching in showing them Jesus practicing "Joy in Loving."

By |2020-01-19T14:07:58-06:00December 15th, 2019|Joy to the World, Philippians|

The Joy of Serving

In this service, we highlight the special nature of serving as a deacon. In Philippians 1:1, Paul names "deacons" as part of God's plan for the church. In the verses that follow, Paul thanks the Christians for their work and remembers their service in the Lord together, which we connect to "joy."

By |2019-12-16T09:14:50-06:00December 8th, 2019|Joy to the World, Philippians|

The Pleasant Offering for Our Triune God

At the heart of missions is the nature of God. God first loved us. God first gave to us. When we follow him by faith we want to give what is pleasing to him. In this lesson, Lenin Munguia offers us encouragement for giving toward our annual Great Commission Sunday with a reminder of these principles from 2 Samuel 24:18-25, Phil. 2:5-11 and Rom. 15:16.

By |2019-11-01T17:14:24-05:00October 13th, 2019|2 Samuel, Philippians, Romans, Sermons|

The Last, Great Lesson on Joy

The theme of Philippians is "joy." That being the case, we shouldn't be surprised that Paul's last words of this book (Phil. 4:14-19) are about joy too. But the last, great lesson on joy in Philippians is a lesson about "the joy of giving." We normally don't associate "giving" with "joy" but Paul did. In this lesson we notice some tangible ways to better appreciate how there really is joy in giving as Paul uses the gift of the Philippians as a lesson for us today.

By |2018-02-21T21:39:28-06:00February 18th, 2018|Philippians, What Everyone is Looking For|

Seeing Philippians 4:13 Like Paul

One of the most memorable verses in the Bible is often not clearly understood. Phil. 4:13 is not the motivation to win the game or run a race. It can be, but it's much, much more. It's really about persevering through trials and struggles to be able to do what God has asked you to do. And when you fail at that, it is the calm reassurance Jesus will cover for you.

By |2018-02-06T20:04:53-06:00February 4th, 2018|Philippians, What Everyone is Looking For|
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