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Perfect Peace In A Perplexing World (13 of 15)
Series: Studies In Philippians
Dr. Stan Coffey
If you have your Bible turn please to Philippians 4:6-9. And I believe today a message that God would use in your Christian life to uplift you and uphold you and to instruct you in some things that perhaps you already know but some things that are very, very helpful in the Christian life, in living out your witness on the job and in the school and wherever you find yourself in the community. These are some important truths as we preach from the subject "Perfect Peace In A Perplexing World."
Philippians 4:6-9 "Be careful for nothing; but in every thing by prayer and supplication with thanksgiving let your requests be made known unto God. And the peace of God, which passeth all understanding, shall keep your hearts and minds through Christ Jesus. Finally, brethren, whatsoever things are true, whatsoever things are honest, whatsoever things are just, whatsoever things are pure, whatsoever things are lovely, whatsoever things are of good report; if there be any virtue, and if there be any praise, think on these things. Those things, which ye have both learned, and received, and heard, and seen in me, do: and the God of peace shall be with you."
I heard of a man who was a bricklayer who wanted a short time of vacation from his job and he had to write out a report as to why he felt he needed a leave of absence so here is what he said, he said he was working on the job and he left too many bricks on top of the building and he had to get them down. So he made a contrivance of a pulley and a rope and he fixed the rope to the top of the building. He went down to the ground and he tied the rope to a barrel and then he hoisted the barrel up with the pulley and the rope to the top of the building. He went back up and he filled the barrel full of bricks. He went back down and he untied the rope and then it dawned on him that the barrel full of bricks was heavier ...
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