Category: Apostle Paul

Realizing the Joy of Harmony

Realizing the Joy of Harmony

Sunday July 9 2017 Discovering Joy Despite My Circumstances Part 9: Realizing the Joy of Harmony   What disharmony looks like.   What harmony looks like.   Which brings joy to your life and why?   Philippians 4:1-5, p. 832 Therefore, my brothers and sisters, you whom I love and long for, my joy and crown, […]

Basking in Joy from Victory

Basking in Joy from Victory

Discovering Joy Despite My Circumstances Basking in Joy from Victory Sunday, June 18, 2017 Philippians 3:7-14, p. 832 “But whatever were gains to me I now consider loss for the sake of Christ.  What is more, I consider everything a loss because of the surpassing worth of knowing Christ Jesus my Lord, for whose sake I have lost […]

Cultivating Joy Through Humility

Cultivating Joy Through Humility

Discovering Joy Despite My Circumstances Cultivating Joy Through Humility Sunday, June 11, 2017 What is false humility?   What does it look like to you?  How would you recognize it? Philippians 3:1-6, p. 831 “Further, my brothers and sisters, rejoice in the Lord! It is no trouble for me to write the same things to you […]

Choosing Joy from Responsibility

Choosing Joy from Responsibility

Discovering Joy Despite My Circumstances Part 5: Choosing Joy from Responsibility Sunday, June 4, 2017 What is discipline? Is it important? Are there any benefits? Paul tells us to “work out” our salvation with fear and trembling; what does that mean in terms of joy? Philippians 2:12-16 Therefore, my dear friends, as you have always […]

Building Joy on Unity

Building Joy on Unity

Discovering Joy Despite My Circumstances Part 4: Building Joy on Unity Sunday, May 28, 2017 Recall a time where you were on a team; what were/are the things you enjoyed about that experience? Paul reveals how we can build joy into our lives upon unity Philippians 2:1-11 “Therefore if you have any encouragement from being […]

Experiencing Joy Through Integrity

Experiencing Joy Through Integrity

Discovering Joy Despite My Circumstances Part 3: Experiencing Joy Through Integrity Sunday, May 21, 2017 What does this old saying mean to you:  “One who refuses to stand for something will sooner or later fall for anything.” New Christians go through these three stages: They become sons or daughters in the family (the fellowship of […]

Discovering Joy in Community

Discovering Joy in Community

Discovering Joy Despite My Circumstances Part 1: Discovering Joy in Community Sunday, May 7, 2017 Stress factors and unpleasant circumstances can rob us of our joy. How to find joy in the middle of this: the Apostle Paul’s discovery. Philippians 4:4 (p. 832) NLT “Always be full of joy in the Lord.” Philippians (Letter of […]

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