Philippians

Lesson Number

Class Date

Subject

Php-225

Jun 22, 08

Communion; application principles of Phil 4: 19; God blesses us so that we can give to His ministries; Phil 4:20-21; giving God the glory; “saints”-set apart ones

Jun 15, 08

See Guest Speaker: Charlie Clough - Suffering 03, 04

Jun 8, 08

See Guest Speaker: Charlie Clough - Suffering 01, 02

Php-224

Jun 1, 08

Communion; application principles of Phil 4: 19; God blesses us so that we can give to His ministries; Phil 4:20-21; giving God the glory; “saints”-set apart ones

Php-223

Jun 1, 08

Phil 4:19; resupplied, filled to the brim; giving form pure motivation; Rom 12:8; 2 Cor 8:1-5; God resupplies according to His riches; Ps 50:10; receiving more than we give; Pro 11:24-25; God gives us the ability to give; 2 Cor 9:6-8; 2 Pet 1:2

May 25, 08

See Holiday Specials: 08 Memorial Day Special

Php-222

May 25, 08

Phil 4:18-19; living a life that is a sweet-smelling aroma to God; our deficiencies from giving are resupplied by God from His heavenly resources

Php-221

May 18, 08

Phil 4:18; Giving of the Church and Christian service equated to the Levitical offerings, a sweet-smelling aroma to God

Php-220

May 18, 08

Who is our family? Importance of the  relationship of believer to believer; Matt12:46ff; Heb 13:1; Titus 3:12-14; Col 3:12ff; Phil 2:3-4; Eph 4:31-5:2

Php-219

May 11, 08

Phil 4:18; God provides us exactly what we need and exactly what He wants us to have; comparison of gifts to Levitical offerings; five offerings of Israel; Lev 1-5; the difference between obedience and compliance; Heb 13:16-21; Rom 12:1-2

Php-218

May 11, 08

Tribute to Jerome Houston; Ps 23; Phil 4:18; significance of fasting; production of fruit in time has eternal consequences

Php-217

May 4, 08

Communion; reasons Jesus established the Lord’s supper on the night before He was crucified; Doctrine of Fruit or Production, cont.

Php-216

May 4, 08

Phil 4:14-20 review; Doctrine of Fruit or Production; parable of the sower, Matt 13, Luke 9; parable of the Vine and the branches, Jn 15

Php-215

Apr 27, 08

Phil 4: 17; supporting those in ministry; 1 Cor 9:1-14; Gal 6:6; making earthly investments in ministry brings heavenly dividends

Php-214

Apr 27, 08

Phil 4:14-16; participating in the ministry of others through giving; grace principles of giving and receiving

Php-213

Apr 20, 08

Php-212

Apr 20, 08

Php-211

Apr 13, 08

Phil 4:10-13; having contentment with what God has  given, in all circumstances, and not in the things of life; 2 Cor 9:1-8; the sufficiency of God’s grace; Jas 1:2-4; God- given opportunities to strengthen our souls

Php-210

Apr 13, 08

Phil 4:10-13; spiritual growth results in the a desire to support God’s work however we can; thanksgiving for God-given opportunities to give

Php-209

Apr 6, 08

Communion; four views of the elements of the Communion Service; Phil 4:10; “care” is thinking of others

Php-208

Apr 6, 08

Phil 4:10-20; Paul’s response to the Philippians gift; rejoicing in the Philippians fulfillment of service to God; the Lord uses human hands t o accomplish His designs because it gives us opportunities to serve Him and the outworking of His will

Php-207

Mar 30, 08

Phil 4:8-9; Paul commands how we are  to be thinking—honest, true , factual, respectable, honorable, noble, pure, amiable; considerate, virtuous, praiseworthy; controlling our thinking results in controlling our actions

Php-206

Mar 30, 08

Phil 4:6-9; prayer is not the solution to our problems but opens the path to the Person who has the solution, God; the peace of God dependent upon our knowledge of His word and the filling of the Holy Spirit; controlling our thinking; checking negative thinking 

Php-205

Mar 16, 08

Phil 4:6-9; Gen. George S. Patton’s attitude toward prayer; guest speaker: Evangelist Gary Horton

Php-204

Mar 16, 08

Phil 4:6-9; importance of studying Bible verses in context; we are commanded to be in constant communication with God the Father through prayer; 1 Thess 5:17; 

Php-203

Mar 2, 08

Communion; Phil 4:7; biblical concepts of prayer; prayer life produces stability, tranquility, harmony, and peace

Php-202

Mar 2, 08

Phil 4:6; principles of prayer; protocol for prayer

Php-201

Feb 24, 08

Phil 4:6; faith rest life illustration—Moses; Num 14:11 ff;  tested by God, Moses cycles Bible doctrine in his soul; Paul contrasts two ways of life: worry or anxiety and moment-by-moment occupation with the Lord, “in everything be praying”; pray without ceasing; 1 Thess 5:17

Php-200

Feb 24, 08

Phil 4:6; worry illustration-Abram; Gen 15; occupation with the details of life; sin of worry and fear ignore the promises of God

Php-199

Feb 17, 08

Phil 4:6; application of the promises of God; doctrinal rationales; fear, a result of loss of fellowship with God; 1 Tim 2:10-13; we are as bound to God as He is to His character

Php-198

Feb 17, 08

Phil 4:6; believing the promises of God; Doctrine of the Essence of God cont.

Php-197

Feb 10, 08

Doctrine of the Essence of God cont.

Php-196

Feb 10, 08

Phil 4:6; the faith-rest life; Doctrine of the Essence of God

Php-195

Feb 3, 08

Communion; Phil 4:6 cont.; how not to worry, the faith rest drill; the promises of God; Isa 40:31; 41:10,13; Rom 8:26-28; Eph 1; the essence of God

Php-194

Feb 3, 08

Phil 4:6; the sin of worry and anxiety; Christ’s mandate not to worry in Matt 6:2-24

Php-193

Jan 27, 08

Phil 4:5; Doctrine of Imminency

Php-192

Jan 27, 08

Phil 4:5; Book of Life; “overcomes,” those who endure; Rev 3:5, 21; figure of speech “at hand”; Rev 1:1,3; 22:6-10; Mat 24:43; 1 Thess 5:2-3

Php-191

Jan 20, 08

Phil 4:4-5; our lives are in the sovereign hands of God; His wisdom integrates every event for our maturity and His glorification; Ps 23; Jas 1:2; Ps 33:20-22; our gracious actions are a testimony to others; 1 Tim 3:3; Titus 3:2; 1 Pet 2:18

Php-190

Jan 20, 08

Phil 4:4; review Book of Life; Rev 3:4-5; Isa 4:3; our happiness and tranquility in life is not based on our circumstances but on our knowledge of the Lord; 2 Pet 3:18

Php-189

Jan 13, 08

Phil 4:3; Paul considers the work of the Lord to be a  co-ed and team effort; though possessing different spiritual gifts, women are equal partners and vital to the fulfillment of the plan of God; Book of Life; Ps 69:28; Rev 13:8; 17:8; 20:11-15

Php-188

Jan 13, 08

Phil 4:2-3; the Word of God is the solution to everyday problems; it is a system of thought designed to reside in our souls to give us the divine perspective; it is not mystical nor philosophical stimulation but purposeful and useful; Paul urges more dynamic leadership is resolving disputes in the church

Php-187

Jan 6, 08

 

Php-186

Jan 6, 08

 

Php-185

Dec 30, 07

Phil 4:1; crowns in Scripture: 1 Cor 9:24-25; Matt 27:29; 2 Tim 4:6-8; Jas 1:12; Rev 2:8-10; 1 Pet 5:1-4; Rev 4:4-9

Php-184

Dec 30, 07

Phil 4:1; “brethren” emphasizes the family aspect of the Body of Christ and Paul’s love for them; Col 4:7; Rom 16:1, 23; 1 Thess 4:9; Paul’s joy in the Philippians spiritual advance; eternal crowns/rewards

Php-183

Dec 23, 07

Phil 3:20-21; order of the Rapture; 1 Thess 4:13-18; 1 Cor 15:50-58; significance of Paul’s repetitious use of key words; the believer’s resurrection body; description of glory; 1 Cor 15:35-49; (second service- Christmas special)

Php-182

Dec 16, 07

Phil 3:21; transformation of our lowly, inferior bodies to glorious body like Christ’s to truly appreciate our heavenly citizenship

Php-181

Dec 16, 07

Phil 3:30; the hope of resurrection connected with our citizenship in heaven; Jesus Christ is Savior; Luke 2:8-11; Jn 4:39-42; 1 Jn 2:2; 4:14; 1 Tim 4:10; Isa 49:26; Titus 2:11-13

Php-180

Dec 9, 07

Phil 3:20; our focus in this world should be on our citizenship in heaven; Jesus Christ’s description of heaven; Jn 14:2-3; build up treasures in heaven not on earth; Matt 6:19-21, 24-34;  the Lord supplies those who serve Him and the kingdom; our eager anticipation based on our citizenship. (There is no “b” session on 12-09-07 due to NCBC annual meeting)

Php-179

Dec 2, 07

Communion; cont. principles of citizenship; dual citizenship requires that we both fulfill our earthly responsibilities and live our lives in the light of eternity; Heb 13:14

Php-178

Dec 2, 07

Phil 3:20; cont. principles of citizenship; we have a dual citizenship, on earth and in heaven; Act 16:37; 22:25-28; exercising rights of a citizen; Acts 25:10-11; submitting to earthly authority; Rom 13:1-5

Php-177

Nov 25, 07

Phil 3:19 cont.; false teachers boasted in the flesh and earthly accomplishments but not in spiritual things and the grace of God; Gal 4:8-10; 6:11-13; Col 2:8, 20-3:2; legalism not  the basis for our salvation or spiritual life; principles of citizenship

Php-176

Nov 25, 07

Phil 3:17-19; “cross of Christ” refers to Christ’s once for all death for all mankind, His finished work on the cross; 1 Tim 4:10; 1 Jn 2:2 ; enemies of the cross are those who in some way reject the redemptive work of Christ on the cross; Acts 15:1-5; Gal2:20-21; 5:1-6; Paul’s compassion for those who end is destruction is an example to us

Php-175

Nov 18, 07

Origins of the Thanksgiving Holiday; Ps 100:1-5; Phil 3:17-18; apostolic team walked in harmony and were a pattern  for the assemblies; Jn 20:25; 1 Cor 10:6,11; Titus 2:7; 1 Pet 5:1-2; 1 Tim 4:12; Paul warns to against the false teachers and heretics who are enemies of the cross employing Satan’s tactics

Php-174

Nov 18, 07

Tony snow’s testimony; God doesn’t promise us tomorrow, but H e does promise eternity; Phil 3:17; Paul’s emphasis on imitating him in unity; pattern for imitation; 1 Cor 4:14-16; 10:31-11:1; Eph 4:31-5:2; Phil 2:5-11

Php-173

Nov 4, 07

Communion; Phil 3:16; Paul emphasizes unity of the Body of Christ in advancing in step, shoulder to shoulder; Rom 4:12; Gal 5:25, 6:16

Php-172

Nov 4, 07

Phil 3:15; like-minded--no deep disagreement in the church at Philippi; Paul, not yet achieved the goal; Paul’s leadership traits; he exhorts all believers to press on in God’s plan for their lives; God convicts of the truth.

Php-171

Oct 28, 07

Phil 3:13-14; disregarding those things which are behind; pressing toward the goal of spiritual maturity takes effort as an athlete dedicates his life to training for the Olympic games;  on our part; receiving the prize at the Judgment Seat of Christ

Php-170

Oct 28, 07

Phil 3:12; laying hold of that for which the Lord laid hold of us; pursuing God’s plan for our lives

Php-169

Oct 21, 07

Phil 3:11 cont.; Doctrine of the Imminency of the Rapture; 1 Jn 2:26-28; Jas 5:7-8; Rev 22:20-21

Php-168

Oct 21, 07

Phil 3:11 cont.; review Doctrine of the Rapture;  anticipating the blessed hope; Titus 2:3’ Church Age believer’s destiny in heaven; Philip 3:20-21;  1Thess 4:13-18

Php-167

Oct 14, 07

Phil 3:11 cont.; two resurrections; origin of the term “Rapture”; 1 Thess 4:13-18; Jn 13:36-14 :3; 1 Thess 1:9-10; Titus 2:3, 11-13; Jas 5:7-8; 1 Pet 1:13; Phil 3:20-21; 1 Cor 15:51-53

Php-166

Oct 14, 07

Phil 3:11; Paul has no doubts that he will be raised out form the dead Christ has risen from the dead; the Rapture; Current day Corban -- dedicating all ones time to the Lord so that one has no time to serve the Lord.

Php-165

Oct 7, 07

Communion

Php-164

Oct 7, 07

Phil 3:10; being conformed to His death; Paul entwines our lives with Christ’s; Rom 6:4-8, 8:17; a new life after salvation

Php-163

Sep 30, 07

Phil 3:10; knowing Christ; the power of His resurrection is the power that raises us out of spiritual death and operates in our daily lives to give us victory over the power of sin in our lives; Rom 12:2; 2 Cor 3:18; Eph 1:15-18; as believer we live in enemy territory; Mat 20:23

Php-162

Sep 30, 07

Phil 3:9-11; review eternal life, everlasting life, and enduring life

Php-161

Sep 23, 07

Phil 3:7-11; physical death the result of spiritual death; personal sin not the basis of judgment; Doctrine of Justification; mechanics of justification

Php-160

Sep 23, 07

Phil 3:7-11; Doctrine of Imputation; mechanics of imputation; real and judicial imputations; legal precedence set; impartation

Php-159

Sep 16, 07

Phil 3:9-12; biblical concept of imputation; church history view of imputation and condemnation; imputation vs. impartation

Php-158

Sep 16, 07

Phil 3:7-9; Doctrine of Imputation and Justification; Rom 5:12-21

Php-157

Sep 9, 07

Phil 3:9-10; definition of faith; growing in the knowledge of Christ transforms our lives; Rom 12:2; 2; Cor 3:18; power of the resurrection works daily in our lives; Rom 6:2, 22; 1 Pet 2:21; Rom 6:1-11

Php-156

Sep 9, 07

Phil 3:9; principles regarding the Mosaic Law

Php-155

Sep 2, 07

Communion; Phil 3:9 cont. baptism of the Spirit

Php-154

Sep 2, 07

Man’s labor; Gen 2:15; Phil 3:9; baptism of the Spirit

Php-153

Aug 26, 07

Phil 3: 9; the baptism of the Holy Spirit and the top and bottom circle con’t;  our position in Christ; 2 Cor 5:17; guarantee of eternal security; Rom 8:38-39; temporal reality-fellowship/walk v. carnality; 1 Jn 1:6; Gal 5:16; Eph 5:18; recovery from carnality; Gal 5:19-21; 1 Cor 3:1-3; 1 Jn 1:9

Php-152

Aug 26, 07

Phil 3: 9; Paul continues the accounting theme; “in Christ”; three stages of salvation; the top and bottom circle—temporal and eternal realities of the spiritual life; the baptism of the Holy Spirit; Mat 3:11; Luke 3:16; 1 Cor 12:13; 1:2, 30; Rom 8:1

Php-151

Aug 19, 07

Phil 3:8; Gains, losses, and skubala cont.; knowledge of Christ is incomparable; Christ criticized religious leaders for not knowing Him; Jn 7:28; 17:1-3; eternal destiny of the believer is to be with Christ, not just go to heaven; 1Thess 4:17

Php-150

Aug 19, 07

Josh 11:8-15; the size of Joshua’s force; Num 26:1ff; the promises of God; Rom 8:32; 1 Cor 2:9; 2 Cor 4:16-18; Job 12:7-12; Joshua’s complete obedience to the words of God

Php-149

Aug 12, 07

Phil 3:6;  study of Judaism cont.; Deut 14:21; Lev 21:5; prohibitions against pagan practices; distortion of the Sabbath and ceremonial cleanliness; Mk 2:23-28; Matt 15:1-2 cf. Exo 30:17-21; quotes from the Mishnah—“yadah, yadah, yadah”

Php-148

Aug 12, 07

Phil 3:6 cont.; study of Judaism, the Talmud, the distortion of the Mosaic Law and the building of legalism; Matt 15:1-20; 5:17-20; the righteous of men

Php-147

Aug 5, 07

Communion; columbarium or dovecote became repository for ashes of the deceased;  birds used in the Levitical sacrifices;  Christ’s victory over death on the cross; 1 Cor 15:20, 22, 50-58; Isa 25:6-8; Heb 2:14-15; Rom 5:12; 2 Cor 5:21; Eph 1:7; Deut 14:21; fencing the Mosaic law.

Php-146

Aug 5, 07

Phil 3:6 cont.; study of Judaism;  claiming “Corban”; Mk 7:1-13;  tradition of the fathers—the Talmud, Mishnah, and Gemara; legalism of the Pharisees; Matt 5:20; example of fencing the Mosaic law; Deut 14:21

Php-145

Jul 29, 07

Phil 3:6 cont., study of Judaism;  Hasidic Jews; Pharisees; Sadducees; scribes; Sanhedrin; the destruction of the Temple; the dispersion of the Jews to central and eastern Europe and Spain and their decimation in WWII.

Php-144

Jul 29, 07

Phil 3:6; Paul’s misplaced zeal as a Pharisee; Acts 8-9; 22:4-5; 26:9-14; Pharisees-the most religious people of the most religious race in the most religious country on the face of the earth-set the standard for righteousness in Israel; Matt 5:20

Php-143

Jul 22, 07

Study of the Pharisees cont.; study of the Essenes and Sadducees

Php-142

Jul 22, 07

Phil 3:2-6 cont., study of the Pharisees

Php-141

Jul 15, 07

Paul’s had a distinguished Jewish pedigree and was well known and unsurpassed as a Pharisee, a master achiever with no spiritual content; Philp 3:4-5; 1 Tim 1:11-15; Acts 8:1-3; 9:1-9; 22:1-8, 17-21; Rom 11:1

Php-140

Jul 15, 07

Continuing to emphasize circumcision, Paul’s presents his qualifications to boast to destroy the case of the Judaizers Philp 3:4

Php-139

Jul 8, 07

Israel report-Capernaum; Jewish pride unfounded; Deut 7:6; 9:4; boasting in Christ not in the accomplishments of the flesh; Philp 3:3

Php-138

Jul 8, 07

Obedience to God more important than sacrifices and circumcision; 1 Sam 15:22; acceptable service to God performed in the Spirit; Jn 4:24; Jewish priestly service is now Christian service; Philp 3:3

Php-137

Jul 1, 07

Communion  Service; last hours of Jesus before the cross; Luke 21:37; 22:10, 12, 39; Jn 18:1, 12, 24; 19:14

Php-136

Jul 1, 07

Paul describes the Body of Christ; the true circumcision;  Philp 3:3; Lev 26:39-41; Deut 10:12-16; Rom 2:25-29; Col 2:11

Php-135

Jun 24, 07

David and Goliath; I Sam 17; Islam and the House of Submission and the House of War; report on Israel trip- Megiddo

Php-134

Jun 24, 07

Christian's responsibility with regard to Islamic terrorism; review of Philippians  3;  Paul emphasis on the scavengers who preyed upon the spiritually weak and vulnerable; biblical principles of circumcision; Philp 3:2

Php-133

Jun 16, 07

Report on Israel trip; witness for Yahweh at Mt. Carmel far-reaching; 1 Kgs 18; Paul’s description of Judaizers continues and he invents a word, katatome, to lampoon them; Philp 3:2

Php-132

Jun 16, 07

Report on Israel trip; Peter’s attention refocused in Joppa and Caesarea to include the Gentiles in the Church Age; Acts 10;  Beware of those teaching false doctrine; Paul’s 3-fold description on the Judaizers; Phil 3:2; dogs in the Middle East; 1 Kgs 14:11; 16:24;21:19; 1 Sam 17:43; Ps 59:6, 14; Matt 7:6

Php-131

Jun 3, 07

Communion Service; building doctrine in our souls and defending our souls with the Word of God; just as Paul as a Pharisee understood the  dangers of Judaism  so we must understand the dangers of Islam; Philp 3:1; Neh 4:15; good instruction involves repetition; 2 Pet 1:12-15

Php-130

Jun 3, 07

Paul contrasts human righteousness vice divine righteousness received at salvation; positional, progressive and ultimate sanctification; command to rejoice in the Lord whatever your circumstances; Philp 3:1

Php-129

May 27, 07

When were angels created? Job 38:1-7; 1:6; Gen 6:1 How do we interpret Gen 1:1 and 2? tohu and bohu; Is 24:10; 34:11; 45:18; 1Jn 1:5; Jer 4:23; fall of Satan; Is 14:12-14; Matt 25:41

Php-128

May 27, 07

Significance of Memorial Day; Peter forewarns about evolutionists; 2 Pet 3:1-7; dinosaurs in Scripture; Gen 1:24-25; Job 40:15-24; 41:ff; death came with Adam’s original sin; Rom 5:12-14;  creation affected by the Fall; Rom 8:18-22

Php-127

May 20, 07

Current attack on the church--global warning;  “kind” in Genesis broader than species; genetics and evolution; Gen 1:11,13, 20-26; color of Adam ; Gen 25:30; Num 19:2

Php-126

May 20, 07

The attack on Genesis;  presuppositions of the  evolutionary position;  facts of science supports the truth of the Bible; Ps 14:1-25 19:1-14; Rom 1:18

Php-125

May 13, 07

Doctrine of Humility cont.;  the perfect example of humility, the humanity of Christ; Philp 2:1-11; His obedience was learned; Luke 2:49; 22 :42; Heb 4:15; 5:8, 12; 12:1-2; Matt 4:1-10; biblical humility is the quality that allows us to live the Christian way of life; 2Cor 12:3-10; Matt 11: 28-29; 20:25-28; Pro 18:12; 29:23

Php-124

May 13, 07

Doctrine of Humility cont.;  provision for humility at spiritual birth; Jn 3:1-3; 3:31; 19:11; 1 Pet 1:22-25; obedience; Ps 119:9;  mandates and priorities delineated in the Word of God; Rom 6:12; 12:2; Philp 1:27-2:4;  the authority of the pastor teacher; Eph 4:11-13; Heb 13:17; 1 Pet 5:5-6; growing in grace and honoring God; 2 Pet 3 :14-18

Php-123

May 6, 07

Communion Service; Luke 22:7ff;  question about carnivores; Gen 1:29-30; 2:18; 9:1-3; Doctrine of Humility, cont.; the laws of divine establishment provision for humility at birth; enforced humility in the home; Deut 6:4-6; Eph 6:1-3; Col 3:20; child’s obedience to parental authority/enforced humility in the home is the key to attainment of genuine humility

Php-122

May 6, 07

Doctrine of Humility, cont.; mandate for humility; Pro 3:33-35; Rom 1:18ff; Jas 4:5-7;  humility the proper motivation ad orientation to authority, life, and self; biblical humility essential for Christian service; Num 12:3-8; Phil 2:3; Col :12-13

Php-121

Apr 29, 07

Doctrine of Humility, cont.; worshipping the creature rather than the Creator; Rom 1:18-25; walking worthy of your calling; Eph 4:1;  humility, the prerequisite for honor;  Pro 15:33

Php-120

Apr 29, 07

Phil 2 conclusion; Jn 15:13; Doctrine of Humility; the ‘ears’ and ‘anger’ of God;  the impassability of God; Doctrine of Humility (document)

Php-119

Apr 22, 07

Doctrine of Humility; 1 Pet 5:5-7; Ps 56:11

Php-118

Apr 22, 07

Phil 2:30; Epaphroditus’ motivation; reason for maturing in the spiritual life; 1 Cor 15:58; Col 3: 22-24;  generosity of the Philippians in supporting Paul’s ministry; 1 Cor 16:17; Philp 4:10-19;  2 Cor 11:9; 8:1-4; servant’s attitude of self-renunciation

Php-117

Apr 15, 07

Were dinosaurs on the Ark?; Gen 1:24; Philp 2:29; Paul commands the Philippians to receive Epaphroditus with joy, and to esteem him as a servant of the Lord; biblical principles of pastoral support 1 Pet 5:2,4; 1 Tim 3:16; Gal 6:6; 1Tim 5:17; Acts 6:4

Php-116

Apr 15, 07

Phil 2:28; Though it is a sacrifice for Paul, out of concern for the Philippians and Epaphroditus, Paul sends him back to Philippi

Resurrection Day 04

Apr 8, 07

See Resurrection Day Special

Resurrection Day 03

Apr 8, 07

See Resurrection Day Special

Php-115

Apr 1, 07

Communion Service; 3 strikes against us—imputed, inherited and personal sin; Palm Sunday, a visual reminder; John  12:1-11; Matt 21:1-11; prophetic timing, the two termini; Zach 9:9; Ex 12:1-6; Dan 9:24-27; Neh 2:1-5  

Php-114

Apr 1, 07

Phil 2:27; weakness and infirmities, grace and mercy emphasizes the greatness of God; Mk 5:!9; Phil 1:23-24; Paul’s inability to heal Epaphroditus; Acts 14:8, 19:11-12; 1 Tim 5:23; 2 Tim 4:20; purpose of the gift of healing

Php-113

Mar 25, 07

Phil 2:26; Epaphroditus’ distress is not sinful, but like Paul’s a demonstration of his concern for the church in Philippi; he and Paul put the church’s concerns before their own, not allowing the adversity in their own lives to become stress in their souls; they met the pressures of life with faith; Matt 26:37 Christ’s example of meeting adversity

Php-112

Mar 25, 07

Phil 2:25-26; Epaphroditus’ longing not sinful, but a demonstration of his love for his home church; Rom 1:11, 1 Thess 3:6; 1 Pet 2:2

Php-111

Mar 18, 07

Getting from “goo to you”; debunking the theory of evolution through DNA; Phil 2:25 cont.; Paul draws special emphasis on Epaphroditus and his role ministering to Paul and doing the work of spiritual warfare; 2 Cor 8:23; Rom 15:16; Heb 8:1-2; 2 Tim 2:3; Eph 6:10-20 addressed to the Body of Christ

Php-110

Mar 18, 07

Phil 2:25; 4 reasons for sending Epaphroditus; 5 descriptions-brother, fellow worker, fellow soldier, messenger, and minister; Rom 16: 3, 21; 1 Cor 9:7; 2 Cor 8:23; 10:3-4; Philemon 2; Paul’s respect for the military reflected in his use of military terminology

Php-109

Mar 11, 07

Phil 2:23-24; Paul’s desire to send Timothy to Philippi; Paul’s confidence in the Lord and His plan; he sees his release as near at hand as his work is not yet finished; Heb 12:2; 2 Cor 12:1-4; introduction to Epaphroditus

Php-108

Mar 11, 07

Phil 2:22; Timothy―Paul’s “son in the faith” inherited his servant attitude; committed to the Gospel of Christ; a proven character  recommended to believers in Philippi; Rom 5:1-4; 1 Pet 1:6-7; Acts 16:25-34

Php-107

Mar 04, 07

Communion Service; Phil 2:20; “anxious care” for others; Paul uses Timothy as an example of his teaching

Php-106

Mar 04, 07

Phil 2:20; “Bones of Contention”--analysis of the ‘Jesus family’ ossuaries;  1Cor 5:12-19; Paul recommends Timothy to the Philippians; like-minded soul mates; 2 Tim 1:2; 1 Cor 4:17

Php-105

Feb 25, 07

Phil 2:19; Timothy background study; Acts 16:1, 6-12; 19:21-22; 1 Tim 1:1-2; 4:12; 5:23; 2 Tim 1:3-7; 3:14-15; 5:23; 1 Cor 4:16-17

Php-104

Feb 25, 07

Phil 2:19; Paul looks forward to the Judgment Seat of Christ with pride about the Philippians spiritual maturity; the basis for Paul’s hope

Php-103

Feb 18, 07

Phil 2:17-18; the drink offering; Num 28:3-7;  Paul being used by God, a sacrifice in service; rejoicing with Paul

Php-102

Feb 18, 07

Phil. 2:16-17 review; fallacy of limited atonement position;  1 Tim 4:10; malista; 1 Tim 5:8, 17; 2 Tim 4:3; Gal 6:10; Phil 4:22; 1 Jn 2:2; Christ’s salvific work on the cross propitious  for all.

Php-101

Feb 11, 07

Phil 2:16-17; Paul rejoices in the spiritual growth of the Philippians and their eternal rewards at the Judgment Seat of Christ; 1 Cor 3:5-15, 9:24-26; 2 Cor 5:9-10; Paul labored in his ministry to the point of exhaustion, undaunted by the obstacles, completely dedicated to the Lord; Acts 20:24, 1 Cor 15:10. 58; 2 Tim 4:7

Php-100

Feb 11, 07

Phil 2:16; “holding fast the word of life”; zoe; 1 John 1:1; concentrating on the Word of God, the message that will give the light; John 19:7-10

Php-99

Feb 4, 07

Communion Service; Phil 2:15; Christ is the Light of the world; the church must shine wit the reflected light of Jesus Christ

Php-98

Feb 4, 07

Phil 2:15;  four potentials for the children of God—blameless and harmless, without fault, lights to the world, holding fast the Word of life; John 13:1-10; Jesus’ washing of the feet analogous to fellowship

Php-97

Jan 28, 07

Phil 2:14;  all things in life are by divine design; complaining and disputing  is rebellion against God and His plan; 1 John 5:3; Matt 11:28; 1 Pet 4:9; Rom 14:1; 1 Tim 2:8

Php-96

Jan 28, 07

Phil 2:12-13; the three stages/phases of soteria/salvation--Acts 4:12, Phil 2:12, Rom 13:11; working out our salvation, our sacred duty; (diagram)

Php-95

Jan 21, 07

Phil 2:13; God’s gracious purpose/good intention for the praise of His glory, 2 Tim 4:6-8; God’s purpose and plan for our lives, Eccl 12:13; Rom 8:16-23

Php-94

Jan 21, 07

Phil 2:13; emphasis on the directive will of God; God works His will through the parameters of His plan; 1 Tim 2:4; we are observed by angels, 1 Pet 1:12, Heb 1:14

Php-93

Jan 14, 07

The Creationist's position; Phil 2:13;  God working in us; the will of God; our sufficiency

Php-92

Jan 14, 07

Phil 2:13; the Apostle James and the author of James;   ho theos; indwelling of the Godhead

Php-91

Jan 7, 07

Phil. 2:12; “How do we work out our salvation?”; spiritual assets and skills of the unique spiritual life; answering for our own katergazomai at  the Judgment Seat of Christ; Rom 5:3; Jas 1:2-3

Php-90

Jan 7, 07

Phil. 2:12; “working out our salvation”; three stages of salvation/sanctification; the goal of progressive sanctification; Josh 24:14-15

Php-89

Dec 31, 06

New Year’s Eve Military Communion Service;  Phil. 2:12; katergazomai; Paul commands believers to carry out what God has provided;  spiritual growth is our sacred duty

Php-88

Dec 31, 06

Phil. 2:12; Catholicism and Lordship distortion of passage; “work out your salvation“; katergazomai - digging silver from mines to gain value

Php-87

Dec 24, 06

Christmas; Is 9:6; Luke 1-2; divine acts in human history

Php-86

Dec 24, 06

Phil. 2:11; who is "every tongue" and when will "all confess"

Php-85

Dec 17, 06

Phil. 2:10-11; inhabitants of Tartarus cont.; characteristics of angels; homosexuality; Jude 6-7; 1 Tim 1:8-9; Rom 1:18-27

Php-84

Dec 17, 06

Phil. 2:10-11; exaltation of the Lord Jesus Christ; inhabitants of Tartarus – sons of God; Gen 6:1-4; 1 Pet 3:19-20

Php-83

Dec 10, 06

Phil. 2:10;  Scope of every knee-in heaven, on earth, and under the earth; elect angels; Hades: Abraham’s Bosom, Torments, and Tarturus; fallen angels; Eph 1:21, 6:12;  Zech 1:7-11; Luke 16:19; 2 Pet 2:4; Jude 6

Php-82

Dec 10, 06

Phil. 2:10; Paul quotes Is. 45:23; Jesus Christ fulfills OT prophecy; “every knee should bow”

Php-81

Dec 3, 06

Communion; Phil. 2:9-10; Church Age believers return with Christ at the 2nd Advent clothed in fine linen and riding white horses; Rev 19:11-16; Ps 110

Php-80

Dec 3, 06

Phil. 2:9-10; charizomai- freely  given; name above every name; Rev 19:11-16

Php-79

Nov 26, 06

Phil. 2:9-11;  Exaltation Christ’s reward for obedience;
ascension from Hades to session at the right hand of God the Father; names of Christ; (diagram)

Php-78

Nov 26, 06

Phil. 2:5-8 review; Jesus Christ learned obedience; Christ was about accomplishing God the Father’s plan, Christ is our example

Php-77

Nov 19, 06

Phil. 2:5-7; Review believer’s attitude to be as Christ’s;  kenoo and morphe-the deity oaf Christ emptied Himself of the external manifestation of His glory to become true humanity

Php-76

Nov 19, 06

Phil. 2:1-4;  Review “if” clauses; four-fold description of unity in the Church; contrast of selfishness and selflessness

Php-75

Nov 12, 06

Phil. 2 ; Review; unity of the Church; four Christian principles in four first class conditions

Php-74

Aug 13, 06

Phil. 2:5-8; Doctrine of the Hypostatic Union cont.; questions answered

Php-73

Aug 13, 06

Phil. 2:5-8; Doctrine of the Hypostatic Union cont.; the necessity for Christ's humanity

Php-72

Aug 6, 06

Communion; Phil. 2:5-8; Doctrine of the Hypostatic Union cont.;  the necessity or purpose of the hypostatic union

Php-71

Aug 6, 06

Phil. 2:5-8; Doctrine of the Hypostatic Union cont.; the Lord Jesus Christ in hypostatic union on the cross

Php-70

Jul 30, 06

Phil. 2:5-8; Doctrine of the Hypostatic Union cont.; proofs of Christ’s humanity cont.; unique union of Christ’s two natures cont.

Php-69

Jul 30, 06

Phil. 2:5-8; Doctrine of the Hypostatic Union cont.; proofs of Christ’s humanity cont.; unique union of Christ’s two natures

Php-68

Jul 23, 06

Phil. 2:5-8; Doctrine of the Hypostatic Union cont.; proofs of Christ’s humanity cont.; unique union of Christ’s two natures

Php-67

Jul 23, 06

Phil. 2:5-8; Doctrine of the Hypostatic Union cont.; proofs of Christ’s humanity cont.

Php-66

Jul 16, 06

Phil. 2:5-8; Doctrine of the Hypostatic Union cont.; proofs of Christ’s humanity

Php-65

Jul 16, 06

Phil. 2:5-8; Doctrine of the Hypostatic Union cont.; Christ’s work attest that He is deity; proofs of Christ’s deity

Php-64

Jul 9, 06

Doctrine of Unlimited Atonement cont.

Php-63

Jul 9, 06

Phil. 2:5-8; Doctrine of the Hypostatic Union cont.;  Doctrine of Unlimited Atonement

Php-62

Jul 2, 06

Communion; Phil. 2:5-8; Doctrine of the Hypostatic Union cont.; Limited Atonement position cont.

Php-61

Jul 2, 06

Phil. 2:5-8; Doctrine of the Hypostatic Union cont.; Limited Atonement position

Php-60

Jun 25, 06

Doctrine of Atonement cont

Php-59

Jun 25, 06

Doctrine of Atonement

Php-58

Jun 18, 06

Phil. 2:5-8; Doctrine of the Hypostatic Union cont.; history of the hypostatic union; Council of Nicea

Php-57

Jun 18, 06

Phil. 2:5-8; Doctrine of the Hypostatic Union cont. ; history of the hypostatic union cont

Php-56

Jun 11, 06

Phil. 2:5-8; Doctrine of the Hypostatic Union cont.; Greek term  hupostasis; history of the hypostatic union

Php-55

Jun 11, 06

Phil. 2:5-8; Doctrine of the Hypostatic Union cont.; Christ has all the attributes of humanity cont

Php-54

Jun 4, 06

Communion; Phil. 2:5-8; Doctrine of the Hypostatic Union cont.; Christ has all the attributes of humanity

Php-53

Jun 4, 06

Phil. 2:5-8; Doctrine of the Hypostatic Union cont.; Christ has all the attributes of deity

Php-52

May 28, 06

Phil. 2:5-8; Doctrine of the Hypostatic Union; essence box

Php-51

May 28, 06

Origin of Memorial Day; Phil. 2:5-8; Paul’s commands to believers in the Body of Christ; Jesus Christ as our example

Php-50

May 21, 06

Phil. 2:5-8; Humility of Christ; interdependence of the Godhead; obedience of Christ

Php-49

May 21, 06

Origin of Armed Forces Day; Phil. 2:5-8; the humiliation of Christ

Php-48

May 14, 06

Phil. 2:6 Christ laid aside outward manifestation of His divine glory to come in the likeness of man.

Php-47

May 14, 06

Phil. 2:5 Christ emptied Himself of his manifest glory

Php-46

May 7, 06

Communion; Phil. 2:3

Php-45

May 7, 06

Phil. 2:1-2; conditional clauses

Php-44

Apr 30, 06

 

Php-43

Apr 30, 06

 

Php-42

Apr 23, 06

 

Php-41

Apr 23, 06

 

Resurrection Day 02

Apr 16, 06

See Resurrection Day Special

Resurrection Day 01

Apr 16, 06

See Resurrection Day Special

Php-40

Apr 9, 06

 

Php-39

Apr 9, 06

 

Php-38

Apr 2, 06

 

Php-37

Apr 2, 06

 

Php-36

Mar 26, 06

 

Php-35

Mar 26, 06

 

Php-34

Mar 19, 06

 

Php-33

Mar 19, 06

 

Php-32

Mar 12, 06

 

Php-31

Mar 12, 06

 

Php-30

Mar 5, 06

 

Php-29

Mar 5, 06

 

Php-28

Feb 26, 06

 

Php-27

Feb 26, 06

 

Php-26

Feb 19, 06

 

Php-25

Feb 19, 06

 

Php-24

Feb 5, 06

 

Php-23

Feb 5, 06

 

Php-22

Jan 29, 06

 

Php-21

Jan 29, 06

 

Php-20

Jan 22, 06

 

Php-19

Jan 22, 06

 

Php-18

Jan 15, 06

 

Php-17

Jan 15, 06

 

Php-16

Jan 8, 06

 

Php-15

Jan 8, 06

 

Php-14

Dec 18, 05

 

Php-13

Dec 18, 05

 

Php-12

Dec 11, 05

 

Php-11

Dec 11, 05

 

Php-10

Dec 4, 05

 

Php-09

Dec 4, 05

 

Php-08

Nov 27, 05

 

Php-07

Nov 27, 05

 

Php-06

Nov 20, 05

 

Php-05

Nov 20, 05

 

Php-04

Nov 6, 05

 

Php-03

Nov 6, 05

 

Php-02

Oct 30, 05

 

Php-01

Oct 30, 05