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Blog Archives: June 2016

Joy Unchained

June 06, 2016
Tom Gibbs
“Rejoice in the Lord always; again I will say, Rejoice.” (Phil. 4:4) This summer’s sermons series will take us through Paul’s letter to the church at Philippi, a Roman colony about eight miles inland from the coastal community of Neapolis on the Aegean Sea. In Acts 16, we are given Luke’s account of Paul’s founding of this church, which became the first on European soil. Ten years later Paul was taken captive in Jerusalem on account of his proclamation of the Gospel (Acts 21:30ff) and he ultimately appealed to Rome to gain his freedom (Acts ...