Stand Firm in Christ

May 24, 2020 Preacher: Steve Thiel Series: Philippians: Stand Firm in the Faith

Topic: Philippians Passage: Philippians 3:1–4:1

Stand Firm in Christ
Christ Proclamation Church
Sunday, 5/24/2020
Philippians 3:1-4:1

Sermon Theme: Standing firm in the faith as a unified body of believers rejects a works-based righteousness approach to salvation and follows Paul’s example of humility, passion, and perseverance in pressing on toward the goal of knowing Christ Jesus our Lord all the way to glory!

I. REJOICE IN THE LORD (Philippians 3:1-11)
    A. Provides a Safeguard to Your Faith (Philippians 3:1)
    B. Rejects Works-Based Righteousness (Philippians 3:2-6) 
    C. Knows Christ by Faith (Philippians 3:7-11)
        1. Justification (Philippians 3:7-9) 
        2. Sanctification (Philippians 3:10)
        3. Glorification (Philippians 3:11)

II. PERSEVERE IN THE LORD (Philippians 3:12-21)
    A. Paul Presses on in Humility (Philippians 3:12-16)
    B. Warning Against Arrogance (Philippians 3:17-19) 
    C. Press on to Eternal Glory (Philippians 3:20-21)

III. STAND FIRM IN THE LORD (Philippians 4:1)
    A. Fix Your Hope on Eternity (Application)
    B. Count Everything as Loss (Application) 
    C. Persevere in Gaining Christ (Application)

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