“…devote yourself to the public reading of Scripture, to preaching and to teaching…” (1 Tim. 4:13)
Philippians 3:1-9–We persevere in grace by not adding to it any human effort. Paul says, “Beware of counterfeit Christians who would lead you astray. Beware of counterfeit confidence or trust in anything but God alone.” Instead, continue to trust in Christ alone.
Philippians 2:19-30–This section of Scripture focuses on models of humility and other characteristics that were on display in Paul’s co-laborers Timothy and Epaphroditus.
Philippians 2:12-18–Following Jesus is a life-long process for the believer. In this lesson, Pastor Mark examines six markers which indicate how we are progressing along the path of discipleship.
A Battle Worth Fighting For. Philippians 2:1-4–One of our enemy’s favorite tactics is to foster division or strife within the church body. In this message Pastor Mark discusses the why and how of striving together for Christian unity.
Pondering the present from an eternal perspective. Philippians 1:19-30–What is the purpose of your life? Is it the pursuit of happiness? Personal fulfillment? Wealth? Significance? Or something else? In this passage, Paul encourages others to follow him in investing their lives for the things that are eternal.
Navigating through Seasons of Adversity–Philippians 1:12-18–When we encounter spiritual roadblocks in life, it is important to remember Who is in control. Trials are part of God’s plan to redirect and reorient us.
Philippians 1:7-11–The church is to display unity in Christ in spite of diversity. This is demonstrated when church members embrace, enjoy, encourage, and edify each other. Part 3 in the series “Progressing with Joy in the Faith”
John 21–Have we allowed the busyness of our lives to distract us from what God has called us to do? Perhaps He is seeking to gain our undivided attention today.
1 Corinthians 3:5-15–The ongoing work of the local church is important to God. As individual believers in the body of Christ it is important that we do not neglect our calling. It also matters where we serve, why we serve, and how we serve.
1 Samuel 14:6-7 and others — Our culture tells us “bigger is better” but the Bible tells us that numbers are irrelevant; what matters is God’s power and glory. [Download the weekly Devotional Guides]