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Philippians 1: “Participate in the Gospel!” (1:1-11)

In this first sermon on Philippians, we take an exegetical approach, examining Paul’s message in Philippians 1:1-11.

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Here are my sermon handouts. Follow along with the sermon to fill-in-the-blanks! 🙂

(Philippians 1:1-11)

  • ____________ & Christian Character (1:1)
    • The _________: Grace & Peace from God (1:2)
      • Christology: Jesus is _________ (1:2)
        • ____________ through Prayer (1:3-4)
          • Participating in the ___________ (1:5)
            • Salvation & _____________ (1:6)
          • Partakers of grace, from partnership (1:7)
        • Love displayed through ________ (1:8)
      • Christ’s _______ through Paul (1:8)
    • The Gospel: _______ —> knowledge —> discernment —> approval of the ____________
      —> sincerity and blamelessness (1:9-10)
  • Fruit of Righteousness & Christian Character (1:11)

HOW SHOULD THIS CHANGE HOW I LIVE MY LIFE RIGHT NOW?

  1. Pray for people. Give thanks for them!
  2. Tell them know that you are praying for them
  3. Tell them what you are praying for them
  4. “Participate in the Gospel” — support missionaries!
  5. “Partake of grace” — care, pray, go to missionaries
  6. Seek out what is excellent: live according to that

 

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