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Behold, A Throne

The city of Smyrna, present day Izmir in Turkey, was built on a hill often called the “Crown of Smyrna.” Look at verse 10. Those who are faithful sufferers for Jesus in the city of Smyrna will be given a better crown, a crown of life. Jesus, you see, wants them to endure when faithfulness to Him becomes really costly. He wants them to be like rocks on...

Side By Side: Gospel Partnership in Philippians

Now, would you please take your copies of Holy Scripture in your hands and turn with me to Paul’s letter to the Philippians chapter 1. Philippians chapter 1. We’ve been working our way through the book of Philippians. We’ve come to the second half of verse 18 and we’ll read from there to the end of the chapter, though we’ll be focusing on verses 18 to 26 in...

Fighting for Joy, Growing in Humility, Knowing Christ and the Peace that Passes Understanding: A Study of Philippians

The Lord's Day Morning

July 8, 2007 Communion Sunday

Philippians 1:21-26

“To Be or Not to Be”

Dr. J. Ligon Duncan III

Amen. If you have your Bibles, I'd invite you to turn with me to Philippians chapter one, verse 21. For a number of months now we've been studying Paul's letter to the Philippians, and for the last month we've been looking at Philippians 1:21, which we...

Fighting for Joy, Growing in Humility, Knowing Christ and the Peace that Passes Understanding: A Study of Philippians

The Lord's Day Morning

July 1, 2007

Philippians 1:21

“The Gain of Death”

Dr. J. Ligon Duncan III

I'd invite you to turn with me to Philippians, chapter one, verse 21. We've been in this verse for a month; we haven't gotten to the second half of the verse yet.

There's good reason for that. The comfort that we all look for — and surely we look for...

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