Rev. Lon Lorton

May 5, 2019

Philippians 4:4-14

Do you know anyone who is really "happy"?

Paul's journey into holy joy

  • Sometimes the circumstances do not improve, and yet we can improve (mature) within those circumstances.

Living comfortably in the "not yet known" places of life

  • Paul was good at it.  How about you?

Uptight people rarely experience joy.

Great joy follows trusting in the goodness and love of God.

Focus on what is good, and remember, "I can do everything with the help of Christ who gives me the strength I need."

  • Do you believe that?
  • Do you act like it?

"Angels can fly because they take themselves so lightly."  G. K. Chesterton