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Philippians

Pastor David Caldwell

A Gospel-Centered Farewell

March 14, 2021 • Pastor David Caldwell

Gospel-Centered Generosity

March 7, 2021 • Pastor David Caldwell

Main Idea Christians are encouraged to be generous in their giving as an expression of their partnership in the gospel and worship of God, who supplies all our needs. 1. Motivation of Generosity (vv. 14-16) 2. Surpassing Value of Generosity (vv. 17-18) 3. Promise of Generosity (vv. 19-20)

Gospel-Centered Contentment

February 28, 2021 • Pastor David Caldwell

Main Idea Christians learn the joy and confidence of contentment as they trust God and His providential purposes for their lives. 1. The Joy of Contentment (v. 10) 2. The School of Contentment (vv. 11-12) 3. The Confidence of Contentment (v. 13)

Gospel-Centered Thoughts and Actions

February 21, 2021 • Pastor David Caldwell

Main Idea Paul instructs us how to think and act as we seek to live gospel-centered lives How to think (v. 8) How to act (v. 9)

Gospel-Centered Joy and Peace

February 14, 2021 • Pastor David Caldwell

Main Idea Gospel-centered joy and peace are the result of obeying four exhortations from Paul as we remember the nearness of the Lord. 1. Rejoice in the Lord (v. 4) 2. Pursue gentleness in your relationships (v. 5) 3. Do not be anxious about anything (v. 6) 4. Pray with thanksgiving to God (vv. 6-7)

Gospel-Centered Unity

February 7, 2021 • Pastor David Caldwell

Main Idea We are called to strive for unity in the church. Four principles of striving for unity in the church 1. Stand firm in the Lord (v. 1) 2. Live in harmony in the Lord (v. 2) 3. Help others reconcile (v. 3) 4. Remember the reason for unity (v. 3)

Gospel-Centered Citizenship

January 31, 2021 • Pastor David Caldwell

Main Idea We should follow the example of those who are heavenly-minded as we eagerly wait for Christ’s return. Three directives for our Gospel-Centered Citizenship 1. Imitate those who are heavenly-minded (v. 17) 2. Avoid those who are worldly-minded (vv. 18-19) 3. Remember your heavenly citizenship (vv. 20-21)

Gospel-Centered Pursuit of Christ

January 24, 2021 • Pastor David Caldwell

Main Idea We are called to passionately pursue Christ by following Paul’s example. Three Features of Paul’s Example 1. Paul’s Perspective (v. 12) 2. Paul’s Pursuit (vv. 13-14) 3. Paul’s Pronouncement (vv. 15-16)

Our Need for Gospel-Centered Righteousness: Part 2

January 17, 2021 • Pastor David Caldwell • Philippians 3:12–16

Main Idea We are called to passionately pursue Christ by following Paul’s example. Three Features of Paul’s Example 1. Paul’s Perspective (v. 12) 2. Paul’s Pursuit (vv. 13-14) 3. Paul’s Pronouncement (vv. 15-16)

Our Need for Gospel-Centered Righteousness: Part 1

January 10, 2021 • Pastor David Caldwell • Philippians 3:1–6

Examples of Gospel-Centered Servants

November 22, 2020 • Pastor David Caldwell • Philippians 2:19–30

Main Idea Timothy and Epaphroditus are examples of how to live in a manner worthy of the gospel of Christ that Paul has explained in 1:27-2:18. o Timothy (vv. 19-24) His commitment His heart His sacrifice o Epaphroditus (vv. 25-30) His commitment His heart His sacrifice

Gospel-Centered Behavior

November 15, 2020 • Pastor David Caldwell

Main Idea Living out our salvation with fear and trembling is characterized by pursuing holiness in our conduct as we find joy in presenting our bodies as a living and holy sacrifice to God. o Conduct of the children of God o Joy of the children of God

Gospel-Centered Sanctification

November 8, 2020 • Pastor David Caldwell • Philippians 2:12–13

Main Idea Our sanctification involves diligent effort on our part while trusting in God’s sovereign power as He works in us. Our work in sanctification God’s work in sanctification

Our Example for Gospel-Centered Living

October 18, 2020 • Pastor David Caldwell • Philippians 2:5–11

Three Distinctives of the Example of Christ The mind of Christ The humility of Christ The exaltation of Christ

Gospel-Centered Living | Part 2

October 4, 2020 • Pastor David Caldwell • Philippians 2:1–4

Main Idea Gospel-centered living in the church is characterized by unity. Four Features of Unity in the Church Foundation of unity (v. 1) Command of unity (v. 2) Attitude of unity (v. 2) Demonstration of unity (vv. 3-4)

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