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Pastor Ron Dazell

Christian love

  Philippians 1:9-11 – And it is my prayer that your love may abound more and more, with knowledge and all discernment, so that you may approve what is excellent, and so be pure and blameless for the day of Christ, filled with the fruit of righteousness that comes through Jesus Christ, to the glory

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Pastor Ron Dazell

Christian fellowship

  Philippians 1:7-8 – It is right for me to feel this way about you all, because I hold you in my heart, for you are all partakers with me of grace, both in my imprisonment and in the defense and confirmation of the gospel.  For God is my witness, how I yearn for you

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Pastor Ron Dazell

Complete confidence in Christ

  Philippians 1:6 – And I am sure of this, that He who began a good work in you will bring it to completion at the day of Jesus Christ. The word, began, appears 87 times in the New Testament, but this particular Greek word is only found twice.  Paul uses it here in Philippians

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Pastor Ron Dazell

Praying like Paul

  Philippians 1:3-5 – I thank my God in all my remembrance of you, always in every prayer of mine for you all making my prayer with joy, because of your partnership in the gospel from the first day until now. One of the best ways to learn to pray is to pray with people

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Pastor Ron Dazell

Grace and peace to you

  Philippians 1:2 – Grace to you and peace from God our Father and the Lord Jesus Christ. Grace and peace to you.  Grace is from the word, charis.  It is the root for charity, and it was a customary greeting of the day.  It simply meant “greetings” or “favor.”  Peace was a similar greeting

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Pastor Ron Dazell

Our identity in Christ

  We often find a great deal of identity in our work.  It is common when two people meet to ask, “So what do you do for a living?”  This is understandable, because we spend a great deal of time at work.  However, I like the way Paul chooses to find his identity in Jesus

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