Sermons from July 2017

Paul on Spiritual Maturity (Philippians 3:12-21)

Philippians 3:12-21 (ESV) Straining Toward the Goal 12 Not that I have already obtained this or am already perfect, but I press on to make it my own, because Christ Jesus has made me his own. 13 Brothers, I do not consider that I have made it my own. But one thing I do: forgetting what lies behind and straining forward to…

Jesus Reinstates Peter (John 21:15-19)

John 21:15-19 (ESV) Jesus and Peter 15 When they had finished breakfast, Jesus said to Simon Peter, “Simon, son of John, do you love me more than these?” He said to him, “Yes, Lord; you know that I love you.” He said to him, “Feed my lambs.” 16 He said to him a second time, “Simon, son of John, do you love me?” He said to him, “Yes,…

Paul on True and False Teaching (Philippians 3:1-11)

Philippians 3:1-11 (ESV) Righteousness Through Faith in Christ 3 Finally, my brothers, rejoice in the Lord. To write the same things to you is no trouble to me and is safe for you. 2 Look out for the dogs, look out for the evildoers, look out for those who mutilate the flesh. 3 For we are the circumcision, who worship by the Spirit of God and glory in Christ…

A Roadmap for the Christian Life (Philippians 2:12-18)

Philippians 2:12-18 (ESV) Lights in the World 12 Therefore, my beloved, as you have always obeyed, so now, not only as in my presence but much more in my absence, work out your own salvation with fear and trembling, 13 for it is God who works in you, both to will and to work for his good pleasure. 14 Do all things without grumbling or disputing, 15 that…