This Sunday, I continued my exposition of Philippians. I preached from the beginning of the main body, verses 12-14. Here is the sermon skeleton from Sunday’s message:
Title: “What Happens to What Happens to You“
Text: Philippians 1:12-14
Sermon Series: Philippians: Partnership in the Gospel
Theme: The overruling providence of God
Point: God is in control of everything that happens in your life.
Transitional Sentence: Look beyond what happens to you and trust that God rules over and works through the circumstances of life.
I. God reigns over the circumstances of life (1:12)
A. God’s sovereign providence overrules what happens to you (v. 12a)
B. God’s eternal purpose overrules what happens to you (v. 12b)
II. God works through the circumstances of life (1:13-14)
A. God can use your circumstances to influence unbelievers (v. 13)
B. God can use your circumstances to influence other believers (v. 14)