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The Important Thing is….
Bible Text: Philippians 1:12-18 | Preacher: Pastor Joe Ricchuiti | Series: Philippians, The Important Thing is….
1. Key thought: Paul did not look at his limitations rather he looked at his possibilities.
2. Though Paul’s circumstances were not ideal (chained to a Roman soldier 24/7/365):
-he didn’t blame himself, God, or fate for his circumstances
-he was not negative about his circumstances
-his circumstances brought about new avenues for service for him, even the soldiers who guarded him were being influenced with the good news of salvation through Jesus Christ, some were coming to faith.
3. Paul’s example and boldness was an example to others to be courageous in sharing their faith.
4. Whatever our “chains” (limitations), whether they are work-related, home-related, or school-related, whatever our situation, whatever is holding us back, we must look to God to show us the possibilities and help us to advance into new territory for His sake.