How To Stay Joyful (Philippians 4:1-23)

This time Paul really does finish his letter…and reveals the true source of joy.

Joy in the Journey (Philippians 3:1-21)

Paul finishes his letter…then decides to keep going. He wants to make sure his friends understand they already have their citizenship in heaven, and that part of the fun is unwrapping that gift!

No Greater Joy (Philippians 2:1-18)

Paul tells his friends that tolerance is a terrible foundation for community. Only compassion, humility – and death – are strong enough to stop the whining and bring true unity.

The Joy of Being Stabbed in the Back (Philippians 1:12-30)

Paul has heard that, while he is in prison, some other preachers have been trying to discredit him. But then he goes on to explain why this is such a good thing!

What To Do When Things Are Going Right (Philippians 1:1-11)

Paul starts a letter to his friends in Philippi, and he seems to be in an extraordinarily good mood. What is the source of his joy?

Hi, I Bring You Better News! – Not. (Galatians 1)

Paul starts off nicely enough, but quickly begins to sputter curses and then launches into his personal testimony.

No Grades, No Ranking, No Quota, No KPI (Galatians 2)

Paul relates how he visited the bigwigs in Jerusalem, and then had to rebuke one of them. Is the Gospel really all about eating and drinking and body modification, or is there something deeper going on?

Son by Faith, or Slave by Law? Your Choice (Galatians 3)

Paul gets into the meat of his message: God’s law is great, God’s law is good, but it could never transform you into God’s child. So why oh why are you trying to use it that way now?

This Identity Changes Everything! (Galatians 4)

Those who demand circumcision are saying, “God wants you to be a Son of Abraham!”
“That’s true,” Paul replies. “But which son?”

Free To Love One Another (Galatians 5&6)

The Galatians have been set free to be free. “So be free!” Paul says. “But what does that look like?” they wonder. “I’m so glad you asked!” Paul says…

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