The Greatest Joy on Earth
God's Way to Overcome Stress and Anxiety
June 24, 2018 • Brandon Park
Philippians is a book that teaches us how we can have joy in the midst of challenging or painful outer circumstances. We know that every born-again believer has peace WITH God (Romans 5:1). But it is an altogether different thing to have the peace OF God. In Philippians chapter 4, Paul contrasts between worry on the one hand and peace on the other hand. They are exact opposites. But he provides five practices that both combat stress and anxiety and summarize what this book about joy is all about.
Joy Under Construction
June 10, 2018 • Brandon Park
From the moment that you became a Christian, God placed you "under construction," allowing God to change your heart and life. In Philippians, we find five key questions we need to ask ourselves to determine the level of construction progress that is going on in our hearts.
How to Glow in the Dark
May 27, 2018 • Brandon Park
No matter where you are and no matter what is happening to you, Philippians teaches us how you can have that inner glow of joy about you. Philippians 1:27 says, “Whatever happens, conduct yourself in a manner worthy of the Good News of Christ.” Paul modeled four habits that teach us how we too can G.L.O.W. in the dark.
Creating the Happiest Relationships
May 20, 2018 • Brandon Park
The book of Philippians tells us how to achieve the greatest joy on earth. That joy is balanced by keeping three things in order: Jesus first, others second, and yourself last. Once you place Jesus first in your life, where should you start if you really want to be happy and joyful in life? Paul started with people and provided four principles to creating healthy and happy relationships.