The Philippians gave so much financial support that it appears that they put themselves in need. Philippians 4:19 And my God shall supply all your need according to His riches in glory by Christ Jesus. The abundant supply of our generous God is overflowing with gracious-mercy and bubbling over with loving-kindness. Will you adopt an attitude of faith that knows God will take care of you, therefore, you begin to see who you can help? He wasn’t even entirely sure whether he would be released or executed. But what truly comforted his heart was that the Philippians sent a member of the church—a man named Epaphroditus—to once again bring a financial gift to support him. When Jesus paid it all, it included ALL that you would need. Sometimes, what is needed is patience; and God will provide that too. This is a promise for givers, not for non-givers. PowerPoint Presentation: Click here after starting sermon audio to bring up slides and visual aides which go along with the sermon. But seek first the kingdom of God and His righteousness, and all these things shall be added to you. Denomination: Baptist Theme: The apostle Paul affirms five reasons for perpetual thanksgiving in all circumstances. I have drawn more hope from it than I can say. Now; that wonderful promise—that God “shall supply”—is enough reason, all by itself, to give continual thanks to God our Father. It has sometimes been taken to apply to everyone everywhere. Amen. Consider what the apostle Peter wrote at the beginning of his second letter. The extent of the supply. But when there is a true need, He is abundantly able to meet it—even if it is as great as His riches in heavenly glory. He got thrown into prison for the unrest that his preaching caused; and it was by a great miracle that he was released. Don’ think that the Holy Trinity has to meet in an emergency session to figure out what to do about your situation. But then, consider what Paul goes on to say about …. I can do all things through Christ which strengtheneth me. “Your constant grace remains my cornerstone.” A gentle joy filled my heart as I thought of what a perfect Thanksgiving reflection those lyrics express. Philippians 4:19. I think it’s very interesting that Paul said “my God”. Paul says that this God—his God—”shall supply”. Paul had first met this group of friends early in his ministry as a preacher and missionary. The world says: I'm afraid. Ordinarily, that would seen like a rather unusual time to write a ‘thank you’ letter. Paul knew personally that God was his God. 4 Rejoice in the Lord always. Sometimes, what we need is courage; and God will provide that. And God the Father willingly gave up that which was most precious to Him—His own beloved Son—in order to provide for the meeting of that great need. He knows when we need a time of testing in order for our faith to grow; and He knows what kind of a need it should be; and He knows how long that time of need should last. His hope was in the God of the Bible. Where God guides, He provides.” This has proven true in my life and it will in yours. Well; Paul got specific. It seems that they sent a financial gift to him. Now; I confess that I chose to call it “the Purse” in order to make it begin with a “P”. But He didn’t say “And my God shall supply all your material needs …” He said far more than that. He says God promises that as we participate in the ministry of the gospel, we'll be blessed. I believe it would do everyone here a great deal of good if we were all to commit it to memory: “And my God shall supply all your need according to His riches in glory by Christ Jesus.”. The emphasis is on all. Both love for my mother and an overwhelming sense of my lack of ability to help her washed over […], I awakened early today. I. And near the end of the letter—in what we might call the ‘thank you’ section—he wrote these words: But I rejoiced in the Lord greatly that now at last your care for me has flourished again; though you surely did care, but you lacked opportunity. To our God and Father be glory for ever … FIVE ‘P’s FOR PERPETUAL THANKS – Philippians 4:19. He promises to meet our need according to His riches in glory! Some have too little, a few have too much. Not that I speak in regard to need, for I have learned in whatever state I am, to be content: I know how to be abased, and I know how to abound. And that’s …, Paul says; “And my God shall supply all your need according to His riches in glory by Christ Jesus.”. Series: Philippians: Preacher: Mark Adams: Date: March 5, 2001: Scripture Reference: Philippians 4:10-23: 10 – I rejoice greatly in the Lord that at last you have renewed your concern for me. And my God will meet all your needs … As low as $30/day. I believe, dear brothers and sisters in Christ, that what this one particular verse tells us (found near the end of Paul’s letter to the Philippians) is enough to give us a cause for continual, perpetual thanks to God in every circumstance of life. But he wrote it because a group of Christians had just sent him some help while during his imprisonment. Philippians 4:19. You know; in the specific case that Paul was writing about, the need appeared to be material. Philippians 4:19 And my God will supply all your needs according to His riches in glory in Christ Jesus. Life’s transitions continue but […], I just couldn’t shake the nagging nausea. The language of faith resembles in form the language of boastful presumption. In fact, it appears that the gift they sent him was so sacrificial that they put themselves in a condition of need. So; when we come to the letter that he wrote to the Philippians, we find that—once again—Paul is in prison. 19-20). And Paul—who could not himself pay them back—trusted that God would meet their need in return. The mixture of nagging nausea and surprise and joy should have […]. Philippians 3 Philippians 4:19 Colossians 1 Return to the Main Player Favoriting is a great way to keep a list of sermons, programs, and ministry resources in your account. God exalts himself by serving us, not by having us serve him, and that sets him apart from all the gods. Yes, His heart is toward the poor and impoverished, BUT He also blesses the giver. That’s a God that is worthy of our trust; isn’t He? The rich worry about losing their money, the poor worry about getting it. 4. This verse truly is a thanksgiving feast! The need and the supply. 20 Now to our God and Father be glory forever and ever. These are words that we can cling to securely whenever we face times of uncertainty about the future. He did not write that God might supply but that God shall supply. Philippians 4:19 NIV - And my God will meet all your needs - Bible Gateway. The fastest growing religion in Africa is a variation of Pentecostalism which is as dangerous as it is unbiblical. I want to put my trust in that God—the God of the apostle Paul; don’t you? Philippians 4:19 And my God shall supply all your need according to His riches in glory by Christ Jesus. For even in Thessalonica you sent aid once and again for my necessities. My God shall supply all your need . He cannot requite their kindness, but declares that God can and will. Paul and his companions left Macedonia and went on to other towns. Unity in Diversity. We're the "church on the hill. He will graciously meet our need for ‘a time of need’! But in verses 19-20, Paul wrote this: And my God shall supply all your need according to His riches in glory by Christ Jesus. Philippians 4:19 And my God shall supply all your need according to His riches in glory by Christ Jesus. 7 For we have brought nothing into the world, so that neither can we bring anything out. That’s something, by the way, that we may need to do even in our own city today. In this lab, John Piper shows why we should never think we have served God as though he needed anything. Paul knew personally that God was his God. So why do you worry about clothing? And my God will meet all your needs according to the riches of his glory in Christ Jesus. Let’s savor these five points one by one. Sometimes what we need is peace, or maturity, or steadfastness, or the ability to love someone who is difficult, or endurance—and God will provide for all of these needs too. Therefore do not worry, saying, ‘What shall we eat?’ or ‘What shall we drink?’ or ‘What shall we wear?’ For after all these things the Gentiles seek. My God will meet all your needs Philippians 4:19. Philippians 4:19 Parallel Verses [⇓ See commentary ⇓] Philippians 4:19, NIV: "And my God will meet all your needs according to the riches of his glory in Christ Jesus." Philippians 4:19 And my God will supply all your needs according to His riches in glory in Christ Jesus(NASB: Lockman). And the Thessalonicans were transformed by God’s grace too. But what about tomorrow? 20 Now to our God and Father be glory forever and ever. 5 Let your gentleness be evident to all. Suppose I have an uncle who happens to be a multi-millionaire. I remember an older church member years ago giving me that bit of advice and it blessed me as a young minister heading off to seminary. 3. Look at the birds of the air, for they neither sow nor reap nor gather into barns; yet your heavenly Father feeds them. Amen (vv. As great as His riches are, that’s how great His ability is to meet our need. Those things would certainly be true to say; and it’s wonderful to think back on how God has cared for us in the past, and on how He continues to take care of us today. How wonderful it is, then, that Paul spoke in the future tense; saying, “My God shall supply”. Conclusion- What is your need today? The world says: I am always worried and frustrated. 16 For even in Thessalonica ye sent once and again unto my necessity. Portland OR 97231, Posted by Pastor Greg Allen on November 20, 2016 under 2016 |, Message preached Thanksgiving Sunday,November 20, 2016 from Philippians 4:19. There are some things you will not receive because you do not ask. You see when God provides for you, it speaks well of Him. 17 Not because I desire a gift: but I desire fruit that may abound to your account. He didn’t speak in the past tense; as if to say, “My God has supplied”. You see when we make God’s business our business, He makes our business His business. It covers anything and everything that we need. Suppose he tells me that, if I ever run into trouble, I can call him up and he will send me whatever I need from out of rich treasure. Our heavenly Father knows the difference. 18 But I have all, and abound: I am full, having received of Epaphroditus the things which were sent from you, an odour of a sweet smell, a sacrifice acceptable, wellpleasing to God. When we face a crisis of faith and have a need in our life, that is when we learn He is our God. Phil 4:19. 2. He said to them that He would provide “all your need”—making it universal, and not placing any limits on what that need might be. Sufficient for the day is its own trouble (Matthew 6:25-34). Now to Him who is able to do exceedingly abundantly above all that we ask or think, according to the power that works in us … (Ephesians 3:20). Paul was deeply moved by the fact that they would do something like this for him. 45:05. Notice these five truths about this promise of Divine supply: according to His riches in glory by Christ Jesus. Now if God so clothes the grass of the field, which today is, and tomorrow is thrown into the oven, will He not much more clothe you, O you of little faith? He doesn’t say, “And my God shall supply all your need from out of His riches in glory”. Will you trust Him to meet your need? To get what Philippians 4:19 means based on its source text, scroll down or follow these links for the original scriptural meaning , biblical context and relative popularity. We LOVE you so.. how about liking us on Facebook?.. The years come and go. In fact, one great Bible teacher called it the greatest promise contained in the Scriptures; because it includes all the other promises of the Bible in itself.1 Another Bible teacher was so impressed by what it says, in such few words, that he called it “a master stroke”.2. (Romans 8:31-32). Notice these five truths about this promise of Divine supply: 1. The surprise I felt when a fellow teacher suggested I might be pregnant led me to a pregnancy test which brought even more surprise – and delight! Indeed I have all and abound. Philippians 4:19, ESV: "And my God will supply every need of yours according to his riches in glory in Christ Jesus." Philippians 4:19 It is ours by Christ Jesus. And always! It in fact, caused a significant public disturbance. Will you be that person who will allow God to work through you to meet someone else’s need? Don’t just think money. He wrote; What then shall we say to these things? In Philippians 4:6, Paul says, “Do not be anxious about anything, but in everything by prayer and supplication with thanksgiving let your requests be made known to God.” And then in Philippians 4:19 (just 13 verses later), he gives the liberating promise of future grace: “My God will supply every need of yours according to his riches in glory in Christ Jesus.” And that leads us to one more reason that we have for thanks. But as often happened in Paul’s ministry, the life-transforming power of the gospel he preached completely turned the city on its head. No matter what else might happen to us in life, we will never have a greater need that that. It is personal. I remember being at a Christian rally once on the other side of Portland. And that means that there could not possibly be a need we can have on earth that our Father in heaven cannot abundantly meet. God had miraculously called Paul and his co-workers to go to the city of Philippi (which was a chief Roman colony in the region of Macedonia) in order to preach the gospel to them. Is not life more than food and the body more than clothing? They are familiar words; and I believe what our Lord say is the perfect way to apply what we have learned from Paul: “Therefore I say to you, do not worry about your life, what you will eat or what you will drink; nor about your body, what you will put on. Cancel. Nothing is too hard for Him. They are as limitless as heavenly glory itself! And may I give a personal testimony about this verse? ", 18245 NW Germantown Road And it is through this personal relationship with God by faith in Jesus Christ that we can now be assured of all the rest of what this verse tells us. Remember to ask Him to meet your need. Therefore do not worry about tomorrow, for tomorrow will worry about its own things. Robert Henderson's Four Dreams about President Trump - Duration: 12:02. He even supplies whatever we might need in order to go through that season of need in a spiritually fruitful way. By having a relationship with Jesus Christ, we truly have everything we need. Both large and small, God is concerned about your needs. Every word of it is precious medicine to my soul; and if each word is true—as I believe each word is true—then it becomes the basis of giving perpetual thanks to God in every trial we can ever encounter. Amen. Paul’s God was the God Abraham, the God of Isaac, the God of Jacob, the God of Joseph, the God of Moses, the God of Joshua, the God of Samuel, the God of King David, the God of Elijah and Elisha, the God of Isaiah, the God of Jeremiah, the God of Ezekiel, and the God of the prophets. 5. Just think of what Paul says about Him in Romans 8:38-39. The first town he went to was Thessalonica. 1 Timothy 6:6–9 LEB. He spoke with apostolic authority; and said, “my God shall supply all your need”. And God saw that it … The love of money is the root … He wants to bless us richly; and He sometimes allows us to have a time of need in order to enlarge our capacity for His greater supply of grace later on. Or He may provide a change of the circumstances; so that the need becomes a need no longer. I can do all things through Christ who strengthens me. The greatest need that we ever had was the need for the salvation of our souls. We are located the top of the intersection of NW 185th Avenue and Germantown Road. It roots us in purpose. Apparently, the Philippian believers heard about it and sent him some help—probably financial support to help bail him out of trouble with the authorities. Philippians 4:19 - But my God shall supply all your need according to his riches in glory by Christ Jesus. OUR RESPONSIBILITY Philippians 4:14-19 INTRODUCTION One of our major causes of anxiety is money. It's what God does in return for the expression of your gift. It points us to prosperity. Amen. Amen. And how great are His riches in glory? Nevertheless you have done well that you shared in my distress. His hope was not in just any ‘god’ that people might have made up for themselves. A very antagonistic unbeliever walked by—mocking the group. It is a great promise to believers who are struggling with their circumstances. The point is that in all our need—whatever that need may be—our God will supply! Their help apparently had to be sent more than once. | MP3 | RSS: Text-Featuring a sermon is a less expensive way to bring this sermon to the attention of thousands on the right bar with optional newsletter inclusion. The fastest growing religion in Africa is not Islam. Where God guides, He provides.” This has proven true in my life and it will in yours. All things were created through Him and for Him. (Unless otherwise noted, all Scripture references are taken from The Holy Bible, New King James Version; copyright 1982, Thomas Nelson, Inc.). What will happen to me tomorrow? It was evidence to him that Jesus had truly transformed their hearts; and he rejoiced in it. “And my God shall supply all your need according to His riches in glory by Christ Jesus.”. Philippians 4:19 And my God shall supply all your need according to His riches in glory by Christ Jesus. Once the first slide appears you can follow along with the message and use the arrow keys to advance the slides. In fact, have you ever thought about how God—in His great love for us, and in His infinite wisdom in how best to form us into the image of His Son—knows that we might need is a period of ‘lack’ of some kind? Whatever need you have there is already the provision for it. The … He ends by asking if we can serve God at all. What a cause this gives us for thanks in every need! Again, consider the specific word that Paul used. | Download (0.2KB). The Holiness That Would Have Hindered Jesus! Dear brothers and sisters; what abundant reason we have to give thanks! Should A Pastor. Philippians 4:19 "And my God will fully satisfy every need of yours according to his riches in glory in Christ Jesus."L. Once again, notice the word that Paul uses. Powered By Facebook Like Post Plugin, I slept and awakened and slept and awakened and slept and awakened. May I share with you what Paul said about his God? Consider the lilies of the field, how they grow: they neither toil nor spin; and yet I say to you that even Solomon in all his glory was not arrayed like one of these. “… His divine power has given to us all things that pertain to life and godliness …” What a provision! Whatever we need – peace, joy, forgiveness, grace. His God was the same God as the God of great heroes of the faith in the past who also found Him to be faithful. I remember an older church member years ago giving me that bit of advice and it blessed me as a young minister heading off to seminary. And I’m glad for that. Philippians 4:19 And my God shall supply all your need according to His riches in glory by Christ Jesus. (And believe me—we can only suppose that.) When you talked about God, you needed to explain who you meant. Not that I seek the gift, but I seek the fruit that abounds to your account. Philippians 4:19 And my God shall supply all your need according to His riches in glory by Christ Jesus. She said, “Where God leads you, He will feed you. 4:19 - This sermon encourages the hearers to be confident in God's faithful provision for their needs. Amplified: And my God will liberally supply (fill to the full) your every need according to His riches in glory in Christ Jesus. 6 But godliness with contentment is a great means of gain. So long as our ground of confidence is not in ourselves, but in Christ, it is no mark of humility, but rather a sign of unbelief and ingratitude, for one to make little of it. We become His own redeemed children by adoption. He’s never too busy to be concerned about what concerns you. And it was so. Philippians • Sermon ... Philippians, that at the beginning of the gospel, ... (Philippians 4:19) And it is important to learn to be content . But they loved Paul, and stood with him in the gospel; and so, they were glad to give of themselves to help him. Most of us have read and heard this verse quoted many times. And that’s the way things were back then in Paul’s day too. He had seen God meet his needs over and over and thus encouraged the Philippians that He would meet their needs. And there, in verse 19, I believe you see one of the greatest verses in the Bible. When Paul says “my God will meet all your needs,” he likely has a very different picture of what we need. I awakened to a flood of emotions. That means He takes care of His children. The phrase “my God” meant that Paul spoke from experience. Jesus Himself is all we need. 20 Now to our God and Father be glory forever and ever. And He is the head of the body, the church, who is the beginning, the firstborn from the dead, that in all things He may have the preeminence (Colossians 1:15-18). And if He willingly gave up the greatest that He had in order to meet our greatest possible need, then why should we ever fear that He will not give us any lessor thing in order to provide for any of our lesser needs? Will you put that need into the hands of a loving Father? Philippians 4:19-20 And my God will meet all your needs according to the riches of his glory in Christ Jesus. Now to our God and Father be glory forever and ever. God is the greatest giver and He loves this attribute when He sees it in His children. Remember, my God will supply all your need…. Sometimes, we need material provision. 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