FINDING FULFILLMENT IN CHRIST FROM PHILIPPIANS

 

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  1. Christ provides the purpose of life: Philippians 1:20-27
    1. Ecclesiastes 12:13
    2. Matthew 16:24-36

 

  1. Christ provides the pattern of life: Philippians 2:5-8
    1. Christ not only died for us, He lived for us:
      1. John 13:15 "I have given you an example."
      2. 1 Peter 2:21 we should follow in his steps.
    1. Note the text under consideration: Christ showed us how to:
      1. Think v5
      2. Serve v7
      3. Obey v8
      4. Die v8
    1. Think about folks who are truly happy in life -- Their general attitude and desire to serve

and help others.

 

3. Christ provides the prize of life: Philippians 3:4-15

a. The prize of rest. Hebrews 4

b. The Crown of righteousness. 2 Timothy 4:7-8

c. The Crown of life. Revelation 2:10

 

4. Christ provides the peace of life: Philippians 4:4-9

a. Peace through prayer. vv 6-9

                  1. b. John 14:27

c. Ephesians 6:15 -- the Gospel of peace

d. Ephesians 2:14-22

 

  1. Christ provides the power of life: Philippians 4:10-20
    1. 2 Corinthians 12:9 -- "My grace is sufficient for thee."
    2. Power of Divine provision. vv 10, 14-17 (Mark 10:29-31)
    3. Power of contentment. vv 11-12
    4. The glory still belongs to God. vv 20

 

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