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The Journey - 1 Corinthians

Pastor Wes Denham

In this sermon, Pastor Josh explores Philippians 3:20-21, emphasizing that believers’ citizenship is in heaven and not tied to earthly nations. He elaborates on the transient nature of countries and how earthly identities are temporary compared to the eternal citizenship believers hold in heaven. By drawing parallels with the Old Testament’s depiction of the Messiah and the New Testament’s revelations, Pastor Josh explains how Jesus’ work on the cross has secured a place for believers in God’s kingdom. He also addresses the significance of spiritual growth and perseverance, encouraging believers to live in a way that reflects their heavenly citizenship. Pastor Josh concludes by urging the congregation to focus on their spiritual journey and eternal identity in Christ, amidst the temporary struggles of this world.

Pastor Josh reflects on Philippians 3:20-21, discussing how our true citizenship is in heaven. He highlights the temporary nature of earthly nations and the eternal nature of our heavenly citizenship. Using examples from the Old and New Testaments, he emphasizes the importance of focusing on spiritual identity and living as citizens of God’s kingdom, even amidst worldly trials.