All You’ll Ever Need

 Not that I seek the gift, but I seek the fruit that abounds to your account. Indeed I have all and abound. I am full, having received from Epaphroditus the things sent from you, a sweet-smelling aroma, an acceptable sacrifice, well pleasing to God. Philippians 4:17-18 How you see the world is everything. Take America …

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Don’t Just Say It – Do It!

Nevertheless, you have done well that you shared in my distress. 15 Now you Philippians know also that in the beginning of the gospel, when I departed from Macedonia, no church shared with me concerning giving and receiving but you only.  Philippians 4:14-15 Words can be full of feeling, but empty of meaning. Ever been told …

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Real Joy – Part 2

I can do all things through Christ who strengthens me. Philippians 4:13 Yesterday we asked the question of why we struggle with being content. While there is a plethora of possible answers, there is one answer that over-shadows all – we fail to realize the power of the resurrection in our lives. I’m sure St. …

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The Greatet Battle

Finally, brethren, whatever things are true, whatever things are noble, whatever things are just, whatever things are pure, whatever things are lovely, whatever things are of good report, if there is any virtue and if there is anything praiseworthy—meditate on these things. Philippians 4:8 There is a battle inside everyone for the control of our …

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Peace in Our Time?

…and the peace of God, which surpasses all understanding, will guard your hearts and minds through Christ Jesus. Philippians 4:7 Peace, is there anything more desired yet so seemingly difficult to apprehend? It seems it can be broken with a single word, or even sometimes even a look. But did we really lose it. We …

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No Worries Mate

Be anxious for nothing, but in everything by prayer and supplication, with thanksgiving, let your requests be made known to God; Philippians 4:6 Everyone gets anxious now and then right? Getting anxious can be a good thing, like awaiting the birth of your new baby and your so excited it could be considered anxiousness. But …

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