Bible Book: Philippians

That I May Win Christ

Date: January 21st, 1990  |  Scripture: Philippians 3:4-15  |  Topics: Christ, Commitment, Knowledge, Paul, Pride

Though I might also have confidence in the flesh. If any other man thinketh that he hath whereof he might trust in the flesh, I more: Circumcised the eighth day, of the stock of Israel, of the tribe of Benjamin, an Hebrew of the Hebrews; as touching the law, a Pharisee; Concerning zeal, persecuting the church; touching the righteousness which is in the law, blameless. But what things were gain to me, those I counted loss for Christ. Yea doubtless, and I count all things but loss for the excellenContinue Reading


Pressing Toward the Prize

Date: January 28th, 1990  |  Scripture: Philippians 3:12-14  |  Topics: Commitment, Discipline, Integrity, Pride, Prize

Not as though I had already attained, either were already perfect: but I follow after, if that I may apprehend that for which also I am apprehended of Christ Jesus. Brethren, I count not myself to have apprehended: but this one thing I do, forgetting those things which are behind, and reaching forth unto those things which are before, I press toward the mark for the prize of the high calling of God in Christ Jesus.


The Power of the Resurrection

Date: February 4th, 1990  |  Scripture: Philippians 3:10  |  Topics: Christ, Power, Resurrection, Salvation

That I may know him, and the power of his resurrection, and the fellowship of his sufferings, being made conformable unto his death;


What I Believe About Heaven: The Inexpressable Preciousness

Date: June 24th, 1990  |  Scripture: Philippians 1:21-23  |  Topics: Angels, Death, Heaven, Marriage, Questions

For to me to live is Christ, and to die is gain. But if I live in the flesh, this is the fruit of my labour: yet what I shall choose I wot not. For I am in a strait betwixt two, having a desire to depart, and to be with Christ; which is far better:


Faith of Our Fathers

Date: July 1st, 1990  |  Scripture: Philippians 2:15  |  Topics: Courage, Faith, Martyrdom, Persecution, Witness, endurance

That ye may be blameless and harmless, the sons of God, without rebuke, in the midst of a crooked and perverse nation, among whom ye shine as lights in the world;


Colonies of Heaven

Date: May 3rd, 1992  |  Scripture: Philippians 3:20  |  Topics: Christianity, Church, Heaven

For our conversation is in heaven; from whence also we look for the Saviour, the Lord Jesus Christ:


Gambling Your Life on God

Date: November 1st, 1992  |  Scripture: Philippians 2:25-30  |  Topics: Commitment, Faith, God, Obedience, Trust

Yet I supposed it necessary to send to you Epaphroditus, my brother, and companion in labour, and fellowsoldier, but your messenger, and he that ministered to my wants. For he longed after you all, and was full of heaviness, because that ye had heard that he had been sick. For indeed he was sick nigh unto death: but God had mercy on him; and not on him only, but on me also, lest I should have sorrow upon sorrow. I sent him therefore the more carefully, that, when ye see him again, ye may rejoiceContinue Reading


The Year Past and Before Us

Date: December 27th, 1992  |  Scripture: Philippians 3:13-14  |  Topics: Fellowship, History, Hope, Old Age, Productivity, Sorrow, Vitality

Brethren, I count not myself to have apprehended: but this one thing I do, forgetting those things which are behind, and reaching forth unto those things which are before, I press toward the mark for the prize of the high calling of God in Christ Jesus.