Fighting For Joy and Against Anxiety Pt.2

Delivered on Sunday Morning the 2nd of August 2020 by Pastor Nelson Attwood at Noble Park Evangelical Baptist Church, Victoria, Australia.

Fighting For Joy and Against Anxiety Pt.2
Philippians 4:4-9
August 2nd 2020
Introduction
• 2Cor.11
• 2Cor 6:10,
• Gal.5:22-23

We Fight For Joy and Against Anxiety by:

1) Remembering and Resting in the Lord’s Nearness, Phil.4:5
2) Requesting Everything of God in Persistent Prayer, Pleading, &
Thanksgiving, Phil.4:6
3) Reflecting on Whatever is Praise-worthy (Christ), Phil.4:8

1) Whatever is True
• John 14:6
2) Whatever is Honourable,
• Prov.23:7,
• Psa.32:11
3) Whatever things are Just
4) Whatever is Lovely

4) Repeating Godly Conduct and Examples, Phil.4:9
1) An Example set – 1 Timothy 4:12,
2) An Example practiced

5) Resting in God’s Promised Peace & Presence, Phil.4:7, 9b

Questions for Thought and Discussion:
1. In verse 4 we are commanded to rejoice. How is it possible to produce joy in the midst of a Pandemic?

2. How is Resting in the Truth related to rejoicing?

3. What effect does our thinking have on our resting in the Truth?

4. To summarise: How do we fight for joy and against anxiety in the midst of troubling circumstances?

5. How have you been challenged anew/encouraged by this text?

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VICTORIA,
AUSTRALIA

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