Category Archives: Peace

The Open Door of Opportunity

Revelation 3:7-13 1. Revelation 3:7 To the angel (angelos or messenger). Many theologians believe (and I concur) that this “angel” or messenger is the pastor. Therefore, to the pastor of the church in Philadelphia . Philadelphia was the youngest of the seven cities. It was founded  around 140 BC. It was called Philadelphia because it means “one who loves his brother.”

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Get Rid of Your Anxiety

Philippians 4:6-7 When the news first came that Pearl Harbor had been bombed [World Trade Center had been destroyed], what did you feel? I know that many people felt anxiety. The Scripture says, however, not to be anxious. I. Be Anxious For Nothing a. Because it usually doesn’t come to pass, (Matthew 6). Abraham Lincoln

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Background on Philippians

Philippi was the first city on European soil where a Christian church was founded by Paul (on his second missionary journey see Acts 16).  Timothy, Silas, and Luke were present with him.  Lydia is converted and Paul and Silas were imprisoned following the riot.  On the third journey, Paul visits again (Acts 20; 2 Corinthians 2 and 2 Corinthians

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