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To Live is Christ

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To Live is Christ

Many of us settle for a relatively tame, watered-down version of Christianity. We want just enough Jesus that we’ll be happy, but not so much that we’ll really learn to care for our neighbor, deny ourselves, or love those who hate us and pray for those who persecute us. We’re fine with a Jesus who provides for us and blesses us, but we don’t want so much Jesus that he’ll start to demand too much of us.


Why do we settle for a less-than-radical expression of our faith? Because our understanding of the gospel is less-than-radical. We live tame Christian lives because the gospel we have placed our faith in is too tame. Paul’s letter to the Philippians blows up that idea. Philippians helps us see that when we rightly grasp the gospel, the power of the gospel will be unleashed in our lives. It helps us to see that the gospel changes everything. It helps us to see that, because Jesus is alive, to live is Christ.

December 21, 2014

The Goodness of Gospel Giving

Speaker: James Sharp Series: To Live is Christ Passage: Philippians 4:14–4:23

December 14, 2014

The Secret of Contentment

Speaker: James Sharp Series: To Live is Christ Passage: Philippians 4:10–4:13

December 7, 2014

How to Stand Firm

Speaker: James Sharp Series: To Live is Christ Passage: Philippians 4:4–4:9

November 30, 2014

Stand Firm in Unity

Speaker: James Sharp Series: To Live is Christ Passage: Philippians 4:1–4:3

November 23, 2014

A Tale of Two Citizenships

Speaker: James Sharp Series: To Live is Christ Passage: Philippians 3:15–3:21

November 16, 2014

The Surpassing Worth of Knowing Christ Jesus

Speaker: James Sharp Series: To Live is Christ Passage: Philippians 3:7–3:14

November 9, 2014

Guarding Gospel Joy

Speaker: James Sharp Series: To Live is Christ Passage: Philippians 3:1–3:9

November 2, 2014

Images of the Servant Jesus

Speaker: James Sharp Series: To Live is Christ Passage: Philippians 2:19–2:30

October 26, 2014

Obedience from the Outside-In

Speaker: James Sharp Series: To Live is Christ Passage: Philippians 2:12–2:18

October 19, 2014

Have the Same Mindset as Christ Jesus

Speaker: James Sharp Series: To Live is Christ Passage: Philippians 2:5–2:11

October 12, 2014

Gospel Privilege, Gospel Responsibility

Speaker: James Sharp Series: To Live is Christ Passage: Philippians 2:1–2:4

October 5, 2014

Our Esteem of the Gospel

Speaker: Series: To Live is Christ Passage: Philippians 1:27–1:30

September 28, 2014

Gospel Ambition

Speaker: James Sharp Series: To Live is Christ Passage: Philippians 1:18–1:26

September 21, 2014

The Profound Joy of Gospel Gain

Speaker: James Sharp Series: To Live is Christ Passage: Philippians 1:12–1:18

September 14, 2014

Gospel Partners, Gospel Prayers

Speaker: James Sharp Series: To Live is Christ Passage: Philippians 1:3–1:11

September 7, 2014

Gospel Beginnings

Speaker: James Sharp Series: To Live is Christ Passage: Philippians 1:1–1:2

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