Tag Archives: Philippians

The Sun Sets…But Everything It Touched Is Different

A 17 week journey ends this morning.  On January 8 at LifePoint we began travelling through the book of Philippians.  Our expedition has taken us through all 104 verses of the “Epistle of Joy,” and it ends today with the … Continue reading

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Life after Philippians

While I am considering stretching our current sermon series Surprised by Joy (on the book of Philippians) into the year 2017, we will eventually run out of verses to exposit in this beautiful little book. It actually breaks down quite … Continue reading

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Worthy of Honor

Last Sunday I preached Philippians 2:25-30, focusing on the gospel at work in the life of a man named Epaphroditus.  Though he was a little known character in the New Testament, Paul encouraged his home church (at Philippi) to honor … Continue reading

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My New Favorite Greek Word

I had to blog on this today.  I have just discovered my favorite Greek word in the New Testament.  This is one they don’t teach as a vocabulary word when you study Greek in college or seminary, because it isn’t … Continue reading

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Humility

This Sunday our Philippians journey at LPC takes us into Philippians 2:1-4.  The title of my message is “The U and I in Unity.”  We’ll be diving into the issue of humility, because humility is the main ingredient in a … Continue reading

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Pray Today

Here are the two quotes on prayer from my message this morning.  They are both from chapter 8 (“Brothers, Let us Pray”) of John Piper’s book Brothers, We are Not Professionals. John Piper: “Oh, how we need to wake up to … Continue reading

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Jesus + Nothing = Everything

The title of this blog is the big idea of my sermon this morning on Philippians 1:8-11.  It is an equation that has been on my mind for several weeks, since about the time I purchased a book by this title.  … Continue reading

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