New generosity – Philippians 4:10-23 These notes accompany the sermon for Sunday, 2nd August 2020. This passage contains some of the most well-known promises in the Bible as Paul outlines the 3 way blessing of generous giving. Blessing others (vs 10-16) The sacrificial giving of the Philippian church has brought great joy to Paul (v10), […]
New resources – Philippians 4:1-9 These notes accompany the sermon from Sunday, 26th July 2020. Paul is wanting to equip the Christians in Philippi with all they need to ‘stand firm’ (v1) and grow in their whole life discipleship. So he teaches about: Relationships with others (v2,3) – don’t let disagreements fester. Take initiative to […]
New Ambitions – Philippians 3:10-21 These notes accompany the sermon from Sunday, 19th July 2020. Paul makes a declaration in (3:10) “I want to know Christ”. We may think Paul already knew Christ, but Paul is seeking to be totally enveloped in Christ’s person, purpose and passion. It is not enough to be counted as […]
New Confidence – Phil 3:1-11 These notes are for the sermon from Sunday, 12th July. Think of one or two people who you would describe as confident. Where do you think their confidence comes from? In this passage St Paul reveals his own story of being taken on a journey from false to true confidence. […]
New friendships – Phil. 2: 19-30 These notes accompany the sermon from Sunday 5 July 2020. In these verses Paul reveals something of the nature of friendship as God intended it to be. He is building on the foundational truth that God has made people for relationship with himself and with each other. The cross […]
The study notes for this Sunday’s sermon have been added to the set for the Philippians series.
Philippians – New Life for a new reality: Paul’s letter to the Philippians Jesus’ last words to his small group of friends before he returned to heaven were: ‘Go, and make disciples of all nations, baptising them in the name of (literally into the life of) the Father and of the Son and of the […]