Stone's Hill Community Church
Letters from Prison - Philippians
Our new series is called "Letters from Prison" - which is a study of Paul's prison epistles. One of these prison epistles is the book of Philippians. It's predominant theme is "joy." Have you ever talked to someone and they said to you, “I just want to be happy. I want to enjoy life. I want to be able to laugh again; to see the beauty that I’m now living. I just want my family to get along. I want my important relationships to work right. I want to understand life purpose better.” Quite honestly, we have probably all said these things to ourselves at one time or another. This series is for all of us who have ever had thoughts like this. It’s about releasing the tension that is already there and learning how not to create more relational tension going forward. It’s about refusing to allow circumstances to dominate our attitudes. And ironically enough, the words to Philippians were written by an incarcerated man! Welcome to Stones Hill Community Church and Online Notes!
Locations & Times
  • Stone's Hill Community Church - Ligonier Main Campus
    151 W Stones Hill Rd, Ligonier, IN 46767, USA
    Saturday 4:02 PM
We welcome you to Stone's Hill today!

A typical Stone's Hill service has music (feel free to sing out); some announcements (things that are upcoming that you can be a part of); a message out of the Bible (God speaks to us through his Word); and an opportunity for you to respond to the message (either immediately in the case of a decision that needs to be made OR in the future as you live out the message in your life.)

So relax and enjoy your morning! We're so glad you are here!
Letters from Prison - Philippians 1:9-11
In some ways the prayer in Philippians 1:9-11 covers the whole range of what God wants to do in us and through us. 1. It starts with abounding love 2. That manifests itself in knowledge and discernment 3. Resulting in the ability to make wise choices under pressure 4. And the visible fruit of a righteous life 5. That comes from a living relationship with Jesus Christ 6. So that God alone gets the glory.

There are several prayer requests listed here for what I see as a Supernatural Life. Implied in this entire prayer is Paul’s hope that they would make great decisions. Our life is the sum of all our decisions. Essentially, this is a prayer that every decision they make would be motivated by love. your love may abound more and more

Message talking points:
Superabounding Love
Superabundant Growth
Superfocused Decisions
Superopen Approach
Supersized Results

All of this - One Supernatural Life!

In the supernatural life, our love should be flowing, growing (in insights), knowing (in decisions), showing (in authenticity), and sowing (for fruitfulness).

Is your love abounding? Are you growing? Has your discernment deepened? Can you be real and authentic? Is your life producing fruit? Is God lifted up through you?

This is my prayer for you!

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