Philippians: Joy in Troubled Times

Sermon #1: What God Starts, He Finishes
Philippians 1:1-11 | Pastor Sam Shaw | 09-12-2021


The Passage

  1. Philippians is about joy when life is anything but happy.




  1. 3 Most commonly used words in Philippians: Jesus, Joy, Mind




Big Idea: “I am confident of this – that he who began a good work in you will carry it on to completion until the day of Christ Jesus.” Philippians 1:6




God Wants You to Know…

  • He was the One who began the work in you
  • What He started, He will finish . . .
    • He will complete His saving work in you
    • He will complete His transforming work in you
  • He started His good work at FBC, and He will complete it




Next Week’s Passage: Philippians 1:12-21