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Making a Lasting Impression (11 of 16)
Series: Joy for the Journey
Dr. Ernest L. Easley
September 23, 2007
It is a sobering thought: we are an example that somebody is following. Every last one of us are making a lasting impression: on our children .. on our grandchildren .. on our co-workers ... on our neighbors . on our classmates. And that impression either looks like Jesus or it looks like the world .. and it is a lasting impression
Well ... that's what the Apostle Paul is talking about in Philippians 3: Making a Lasting Impression. So ... join me in Philippians 3 where we pick up from where we left off last week as we consider once again this issue of .
Making a Lasting Impression
"Therefore let us, as many as are mature, have this mind; and if in anything you think otherwise, God will reveal even this to you. Nevertheless, to the degree that we have already attained, let us walk by the same rule, let us be of the same mind. Brethren, join in following my example, and not those who so walk, as you have us for a pattern. For many walk, of whom I have told you often, and now tell you even weeping that they are the enemies of the cross of Christ; whose end is destruction, whose god is their belly, and whose glory is in their shame, who set their mind on earthly things. For our citizenship is in heaven, from which we also eagerly wait for the Savior, the Lord Jesus Christ, who will transform our lowly body that it may be conformed to His glorious body, according to the working by which He is able even to subdue all things to Himself."
Now last time together we saw that when it comes to making a lasting impression ... that one way that impression is made is .
(1) Through Our WALKING.
... that is ... by our behavior ... by the way we live .. by the choices that we make! Look at verse 17, "Brethren, join in following my example (a fellow imitator), and note those who so walk, as you have us fo ...
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