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Archive for October, 2016

Joy: Philippians 3

As Pastor Tom returns, we return to the study through Philippians on having true joy in our lives. In the first two studies, we found keys to having joy by being single minded on the ways of Christ and being in unity with one another in love and truth.

In this part of the study, Paul shifts into addressing the things that steal joy from our lives. He also offers encouragement on how to overcome them. We are aware that Satan wants nothing more than to undercut what God has for us and this week, we call several of those things out while looking at the tools we have to move forward in joy!

“The thief comes only to steal and kill and destroy. I came that they may have life and have it abundantly.” Jesus, John 10:10

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Joy: Philippians 2

After looking at some truths from the life of Paul in Philippians 1 on how to have joy in your life, we move to chapter 2 to find the key components of a life of joy through Jesus Christ.

Many have been talking to us this week about how hard it is to hold onto joy in mist of life and the world around us. We invite you to join us for some encouragement, comfort, and fellowship as we grow in our ability to live in joy.

“So if there is any encouragement in Christ, any comfort from love, any participation in the Spirit, any affection and sympathy, complete my joy by being of the same mind, having the same love, being in full accord and of one mind.” Philippians 2: 1-2

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