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Galatians 5:16-23 teaches that at any moment we are either walking by the Holy Spirit or according to the sin nature. Walking by the Spirit, enjoying fellowship with God, walking in the light are virtually synonymous. During these times, the Holy Spirit is working in us to illuminate our minds to the truth of Scripture and to challenge us to apply what we learn. But when we sin, we begin to live based on the sin nature. Our works do not count for eternity. The only way to recover is to confess (admit, acknowledge) our sin to God the Father and we are instantly forgiven, cleansed, and recover our spiritual walk (1 John 1:9). Please make sure you are walking by the Spirit before you begin your Bible study, so it will be spiritually profitable.

Philippians (2022)

April 2022 - June 2022
Thu, Jun 16, 2022
Passage: Philippians 1:5-8
Series: Philippians (2022)
Duration: 1 hr 3 mins 14 secs
What does the Bible have to save about financial giving in times of financial adversity? Listen to this message to learn how Paul praised the Philippians who out of deep poverty still gave corporately in partnership with Paul’s ministry of sharing the gospel message. See how this contrasted with the Corinthian church. Find out that the Philippians were filled with joy as they generously gave. Notice the order of giving in the Christian life, first comes spiritual growth and then comes giving, which will then be rewarded at the Judgment Seat of Christ.
Thu, Jun 09, 2022
Passage: Philippians 1:5-6
Series: Philippians (2022)
Duration: 59 mins 46 secs
What is Paul thanking the Philippians for at the beginning and also at the end of the epistle? Listen to this message to learn that Paul was grateful for their partnership in his ministry, including their financial support. Find out about the concern Paul and the members of the Philippian congregation had for one another. Learn the difference between the Day of the Lord and the Day of Jesus Christ. Rejoice that you, too, can be a partner in others’ ministries and reap the rewards at the Judgment Seat of Christ.
Thu, Jun 02, 2022
Passage: Philippians 1:4-5
Series: Philippians (2022)
Duration: 58 mins 31 secs
What is joy and how can it be a part of your life? Listen to this message to learn that joy is not an emotion and is not something you can produce in yourself or obtain by popping pills, but is the supernatural fruit of walking by means of the Holy Spirit. Using Christ’s example when He was here on earth, hear Scriptures that showed that even during the worst moments of His earthly life He maintained His joy. Learn to distinguish between emotion and mental attitude and see that you can rejoice at the same time you are grieved by negative issues in your life.
Thu, May 26, 2022
Passage: Philippians 1:3-4
Series: Philippians (2022)
Duration: 58 mins 57 secs
Are you filled with joy today no matter what difficulties you are facing? Listen to this message to understand how this is possible and how to command a state of joy in your life. Find out the connection between being grateful for all things and an attitude of rejoicing. See how to obey the mandate to have no anxieties and what the role of prayer, supplication, and thanksgiving play in this. Learn to cast all your cares, problems, and worries on the Lord so you are cushioned by the peace of God that is beyond our understanding.
Thu, May 19, 2022
Passage: Philippians 1:2-4
Series: Philippians (2022)
Duration: 1 hr 1 mins 37 secs
Is prayer an important part of your life? Listen to this lesson to begin a study of prayer. Learn about different kinds of prayer including bullet prayers throughout the day when people or circumstances come to your mind. See the importance of keeping short accounts with God so you are always ready to pray. Hear twelve principles on how to give thanks for the people in your life based on the Apostle Paul’s detailed prayers.
Thu, May 12, 2022
Passage: Philippians 1:1
Series: Philippians (2022)
Duration: 1 hr 3 mins 54 secs
Everyone is a slave to someone or some thing. Who’s slave are you? Listen to this lesson to learn the choices a believer has in the matter of slavery. You can either be a slave to the Lord Jesus Christ or a slave to your sin nature. Find out more about the Apostle Paul as he describes himself and Timothy as bond servants/slaves to Christ. Hear who the three groups of people God said Paul was chosen to take the gospel to are and learn more about church leadership.
Thu, Apr 28, 2022
Passage: Philippians 1:1
Series: Philippians (2022)
Duration: 1 hr 1 mins 51 secs
Be introduced tonight to one of the most outstanding persons who ever lived in human history. His name is the Apostle Paul and the story of his transformation from someone who was actively rounding up believers in Christ to be beaten to a man who spent many years telling the good news about Christ to all who would listen. Find out where he lived in his childhood and what brought him to Jerusalem to be a student. See that he quickly became a hater of Christians and even approved of the stoning of one of them. Hear the awe-inspiring story of what happened to him on the road to Damascus where his whole life changed. Hear of his three missionary journeys and the churches he started along his way. Be prepared to hear the rest of his life’s story next week.
Thu, Apr 21, 2022
Passage: Philippians 1:1-4:23
Series: Philippians (2022)
Duration: 1 hr 3 mins 42 secs
Do you enjoy reading letters (or texts or emails)? Listen to this lesson to get an understanding of a letter to the church at Philippi written by the Apostle Paul. See an outline of the epistle consisting of six sections. Find out that joy is the theme of the book but that this is a joy that is not based on circumstances. Learn what Paul prayed for these believers and about his companion, Timothy. Take away a life lesson that teaches you if you want this stable joy in your life it only comes when your goal is to glorify the Lord Jesus Christ.
Thu, Apr 14, 2022
Passage: Acts 16 & Philippians
Series: Philippians (2022)
Duration: 1 hr 6 mins 6 secs

Are you ready to join at the very beginning of a study of a book in the Bible? Listen to this message to hear about what makes Philippi distinct from the other cities where Paul went as a missionary. Gain an understanding of its historic and geographic backgrounds and how its anti-Semitism affected it. Meet a number of interesting people, including a business woman and a demon-possessed girl. Look forward to a detailed study of the book and the lessons we can apply in our own spiritual lives.

During this message Dr. Dean referenced the film "The Last Apostle" by Dr. Mark Fairchild.