It is very important to have joy in all circumstances. But what do we do when something so tragic happens, that there seems to be nothing to be joyful about? How do we be joyful when things aren’t going like we expect? This week, Pastor Erin Bird teaches why it is so import to find joy under all circumstances.
Everyone longs for peace. We look for it in relationships, through our entertainment, even in the foods and drinks we consume. We want something that is going to tell us that everything is going to be alright.
In Philippians 4, the Apostle Paul talks about how to find a peace that surpasses understanding. If you long for that type of peace that will carry you through whatever situation you find yourself in, this is the message for you.
All of us are on a journey. On our journey through life, we encounter difficulties, struggles, obstacles, and even our own mistakes. How do we make it through the journey of life, and to do it with joy? Ed Pavelec, one of Riverwood’s elders, walks us through Philippians 3:12-4:1, showing us the encouragement the Apostle Paul gave his original readers so they might find joy in the journey.
It is important to watch out for those who claim the Bible is wrong. It is also important to find joy in Christ alone. This week, Pastor Patrick Ray talks about the book of Philippians and where we should find our true joy.