April 2018  
SMTWTFS
1234567
891011121314
15161718192021
22232425262728
2930     
     
Upcoming Events
Bible Search
FBC E-Blast - December 28, 2015
FBC E-Blast

December 28, 2015

Finding Satisfaction - Philippians 4

God has provided us with many things to enjoy. But too often our lives are filled with turmoil instead of contentment. Four practices that create dissatisfaction are...


Busyness. We live in a hurry-up society, dashing from one activity to another. Jesus did not rush anywhere, yet He accomplished whatever God gave Him to do. Not once did He tell His followers to move faster. He even praised Mary for choosing to stop her work and spend time with Him (Luke 10:39, 42).


Earthly perspective. Too often we live focused on our circumstances. Our minds think about what happened earlier in the week, what's on today's agenda, and the activities occurring next week, month, or year. No wonder enjoyment of life remains elusive. The solution is to have an eternal perspective, which acknowledges that God is in charge and our goal is to please Him.


Self-imposed pressure. We have all experienced the unavoidable burdens of schoolwork, employment, and relationships. But we bring needless pressure on ourselves when we allow unnecessary "musts" and "shoulds" to rule us. The remedy is to turn to God, acknowledge His right to order our days, and ask for His plan.


Unhealthy attitudes. Perfectionism, false guilt, and apathy all undermine our enjoyment of life.


Satisfaction is found in a life that reflects God's priorities - and time with Him comes first. Reading His Word, we become mindful of the Father's great love, learn what He views as important, and experience the joy of belonging to Him. When contentment is elusive, it's time to examine our priorities.



Current Sermon Series
      Last year, as well as earlier this year we studied In The Beginning..., how this world began. We covered the topics of God, Creation, the fall of Satan, the fall of mankind, and the promise of redemption. We briefly covered the first 3 chapters of Genesis. Join us as we continue this series, as we cover the next few chapters in Genesis. Lord willing, we will look at Cain and Abel, Generations of Adam, Noah, and other topics.


Last Week:
      We learned about who the Prince of Peace is, and what He does. He is the peace that comforts us, as well as the peace that saves us, if we only put our faith and trust in Him for salvation.
      Sunday's message is available for streaming or for download on our
sermons page, or by visiting us on iTunes.


Next Week:
      We will get back to our study in Genesis as we look into Life In The New World.




Upcoming Events


December 28 - Trustee Meeting at 6 PM


January 3 - Deacon's Meeting at 8 AM


                    Carry-in Fellowship Dinner following AM Worship Service.


January 6 - Wednesday Night Service time has been moved to 7:00 PM. Please make note of the time change.


January 20 - Annual Business Meeting at the church at 7 PM



    210 Front Street
    Midway, PA   15060
   
www.fbcmidway.com
    (724) 796-3381


iTunes Facebook email
 Unsubscribe me | Subscribe me