Sermons from October 2014

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Joy of Humility

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Pursuit of Joy Sermon Series

Paul tells us to “Do nothing out of selfish ambition or vain conceit.” (Philippians 2:3). This means that we are hungry for glory. The thing we most are afraid of is that we have no glory, that we don’t last, we are insignificant, we are overlooked, we don’t matter. The pursuit of false glory steals […]

Joy of a Worthy Life

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Pursuit of Joy Sermon Series

Through the gospel, Jesus is making a people for Himself. We call this people the church, and it is made up of individuals from every tongue, tribe, race, and nation. The new covenant creates a new community—one that brings Jew and Gentile, male and female, slave and free all together—and makes a new humanity out […]

Joy of New Beginnings

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Pursuit of Joy Sermon Series

Though every church has a somewhat unique story of its beginnings, none is as unique as Philippi, the first church in the history of all of Europe. The story is far from how you and I would start the Christian movement on a continent. But then, again, God is a touch smarter than we are. […]

Financial Margin

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We live in a culture that continually tells us to pursue a higher standard of living in order to improve our quality of life. But “standard of living” and “quality of life” aren’t the same thing. One has to do with the stuff we accumulate. The other is about the peace we experience regardless of […]