Philippians - Part 4 - Choose to be Lights in the World

Jul 26, 2015

Passage:Philippians 2:12-16

Preacher: Tyler Anderson

Series: Philippians

Category: Sermon


How to Choose to be lights in the World (Contend)

Vs 12a: “Simply keep on doing what you’ve done from the beginning."

1: Choose to be ______ – a _______

  • Faith was active along with his works, faith was complete by his works. James 2:22
  • Knowledge puffs up while love builds up.1 Corinthians 8:1


Vs 12b: “When I was living among you, you lived in responsive obedience.  "Keep it up”

2: Choose to be ________

  • If anyone, then, know the good they ought to do and doesn’t do it, it is sin for them. NIV James 4:17
  • By this we know that we love the children of God, when we love God and obey his commandments.1 John 51-3


Vs13 : “Be energetic in your life of salvation, reverent and sensitive before God. That energy is God’s energy, an energy deep within you,”

3: Choose to be _______ on God’s energy.

  • You are my strength, I sing praise to you; you, God, are my fortress, my God on whom I can rely. Psalm 59:17
  • I will strengthen you and help you.  Isaiah 41:10


Vs 14a: “Do everything Readily…

4: Choose to be __________.

  • Be prepared in season and out of season… 2 Timothy 4:2

Everyone who competes in the games goes into strict training. They do it to get a crown that will not last, but we do it to get a crown that will last forever.
1 Corinthians 9:25

Vs 14:b “ bickering, no second-guessing”

5: Choose to have the _______ _______.

  • Never be lacking in zeal, but keep your spiritual fervor, serving the Lord. Romans 12:11  
  • Christ attitude - For the Son of Man came to seek and save the lost.
    Luke 19:10


Vs 15: “Carry the Light- giving Message.”

6: Choose to be _____ with ________.

  • I have hidden your word in my heart so I might not sin against you.
    Psalm 119:11
  • Do you best to present yourself to God as one approved worker who does not need to be ashamed and who correctly handles the word of truth.
    2 Timothy 2:15

Choose to be a light today!