Chestnut Ridge Church
Look around. This world is a mess: tragedies, injustice, pain and suffering, greed, lovelessness, hopelessness, brokenness. How is it possible to be joyful, happy or thankful in the midst of all this? Part of the answer relates to our focus. This week we begin a new two-week series titled "Thx," which will help us see that it's possible to be thankful if we are looking in the right places.
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  • Chestnut Ridge Church [CRC]
    2223 Cheat Rd, Morgantown, WV 26508, USA
    domingo 8:00 AM
  • Chestnut Ridge Church
    domingo 5:55 PM


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Thx - Part 1 [November 19, 2017] Tim Haring

Fix your focus on Christ, not your circumstances.

Fix your focus on Christ, not your circumstances.
“The Lord is the source, object, and sphere of joy.”[1]

[1] Hansen, G. W. (2009). The Letter to the Philippians (p. 214). Grand Rapids, MI; Nottingham, England: William B. Eerdmans Publishing Company.
Paul is not calling here for some kind of general, happy optimism that has no basis. There are no reasons for rejoicing without the Lord, but with him there is no end to such reasons.[1]

[1] Ellsworth, R. (2004). Opening up Philippians (p. 83). Leominster: Day One Publications.
Focus on Christ

· We remember He is with us
Focus on Christ

· We remember He is with us
· We remember He can help us
Fix your focus on Christ, not your circumstances.

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