Posts with the category “flipped”
Flipped - Week 11
by Philip Bailey on August 30th, 2020
What can we be joyful for when we are persecuted for righteousness? Where does our focus lie at all times, as well as when we are persecuted for righteousness? Does persecution for righteousness always come from the world?...
Flipped - Week 10
by Philip Bailey on August 23rd, 2020
We don't look for persecution, but so often it always finds us. What is our response in the midst of this persecution. What can we expect to be persecuted for?...
Flipped - Week 9
by Philip Bailey on August 16th, 2020
A great mark of being a Christ follower is to be a peacemaker. What are the steps to being a peacemaker, and how can we accomplish that in our lives, even during a pandemic....
Flipped - Week 8
by Philip Bailey on August 9th, 2020
What we are in our heart, is what we really are! What does it mean to "see" God? What does it mean to be "pure" in heart, and how are these two things bound together?...
Flipped - Week 7
by Philip Bailey on August 3rd, 2020
We live in a very angry world. Anger produces anger, and does not produce the life that God desires. Being merciful will bring us mercy, as well as produce true happiness in our lives. We CAN treat others as we have been treated by God...
Flipped - Week 6
by Philip Bailey on July 26th, 2020
Here's another oxymoron - a seeming contradiction. Can we really "be happy" if we are "hungry"? The secret is in our focus - what we are hungry for!!! Jesus "Sermon on the Mount" gives us the needed focus for a happy and fulfilled life...
Flipped - Week 5
by Philip Bailey on July 5th, 2020
What do you think of when you hear the word meek? Timid, Shy, Gentle? Actually, Webster's defines it as: enduring injury with patience and without resentment. There is a lot Jesus teaches us here with this beatitude on how He wants to re-shape both our minds and hearts....
Flipped - Week 4
by Philip Bailey on June 28th, 2020
When we talk about mourning, what is it that we mourn about? Is there purpose in things that we suffer from? How can we really be "happy mourners"?...
Flipped - Week 3
by Philip Bailey on June 22nd, 2020
In a culture known for oxymorons, like Jumbo Shrimp, it doesn't quite make sense when Jesus says Blessed are those who mourn. How can you be happy when your mourning / beeing sad? As we begin this 2 part sermon we will begin to unravel the kind of empathy Jesus is calling us to...
Flipped - Week 2
by Philip Bailey on June 16th, 2020
This is a continuation of last weeks "Blessed Are The Poor in Spirit. What does it really mean to be "Poor in Spirit"? Are there Biblical examples of being "Poor in Spirit", and if so, what can we learn from those examples?...
Flipped - Week 1
by Philip Bailey on June 8th, 2020
When Jesus showed up on the scene, the Jews were looking to God to free them from political Roman rule, however, He had so much more planned. Jesus came to free us from sin & death; by beginning to transform our hearts and minds towards His Kingdom and His ways. Jesus taught that His followers would be totally opposite of other "Religious" followers of the day. This first "Flip" was in the atti...