- Live in light of Paul's Example (3:17a)
- Observe the Walk of Faithful Saints (3:17b-21)
- Stand Firm in the Lord (4:1)
"I charge you in the presence of God and of Christ Jesus, who is to judge the living and the dead, and by his appearing and his kingdom: preach the word; be ready in season and out of season; reprove, rebuke, and exhort, with complete patience and teaching." - 1 Timothy 4:1-2
Redemeed South Bay is committed to shared teaching in the pulpit. Pastors Kenny, Kevin, Geoff, and Jeff rotate weekly as they lead the church through the Word of God by expository preaching. They are currently in a series entitled: "Yes, and I will rejoice!", preaching through the book of Philippians. Come join us on Sundays at 9:30am!
Proposition: In Philippians 2:19-24, Paul and Timothy exemplify two foundational commitments of faithful Christians that we must have, so that we will be like-minded, united, and joyfully advancing the gospel of Jesus Christ together.
Proposition: In Philippians 2:14-18, God addresses 5 common questions about living as a Christian, so that your manner of life might be worthy of the gospel of Christ.
1. The Exhortation of the Christian's Work (v. 12)
a. The Meaning
b. The Manner
2. The Explanation of the Christian's Work (v. 13)
a. God's Active Presence
b. God's Effective Power
c. God's Complete Provision
d. God's Gracious Purpose
Proposition: In Philippians 2:5-8 Paul shows us two counter-cultural decisions of Christ which reflect a mind-set of absolute humility so that by thinking and acting like Christ, the local church might be joyfully united in their efforts to advance the gospel.
Proposition: In Philippians 2:1-4, God reveals 4 directives for the church at Philippi to live in unity, which would complete Paul's joy, so that we too might live in unity that causes joy for one another.
1. Evaluate Your Position in God (v. 1)
2. Strive Toward Harmony in the Local Church (v. 2)
3. Abolish Selfish Actions and Attitudes (vv. 3-4)
4. Consider Others Highly (vv 3-4)
1. The Gift of Salvation
2. The Gift of Suffering
3. Sharing in Both
1. An Unwavering Conduct (v. 27a)
2. A Unified Stance (v. 27b)
3. A Unified Striving (v. 27c)
4. An Unyielding Courage (v. 28)
1. Our Motivation
2. Our Reward
3. The Result
1. The Reason for Rejoicing (v. 19)
A. Through your prayers
B. Through the help of the Spirit
2. The Basis for Rejoicing (v. 20)
A. That he won't be ashamed
B. That Christ will be honored (v. 21)
Proposition: In Philippians 1:15-18, God shows you 2 contrasting motives that some preachers have in their proclamation of Christ and how you should respond.
1. Motive 1: A Love for Christ (vv. 15-16)
2. Motive 2: A Love for Competition (vv. 15, 17)
3. Response: Regardless, Rejoice! (v. 18)
A. The Main Idea: God uses the persecution of His saints to advance His gospel so that you will be courageous and joyful even in the midst of suffering for Christ (v. 12)
B. The Supporting Evidence: Two ways that God uses the persecution of His saints to advance His gospel (vv. 13-14)