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Pastor Philip Miller

Compassion In Community (Practicing The Compassion Of Jesus)

April 7, 2019

Jesus was not content to limit his preaching to the synagogues of His day. While on his way to meet with a man whose daughter had died, a woman in the crowd reached out to touch His garment, thinking that she would be healed of a twelve-year disease. In this brief encounter in Mark chapter five, we get a glimpse into the heart of Jesus—a heart of compassion.  

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Early in the ministry of Jesus, He became known as a healer. Large crowds followed him wherever He went, hoping to be cured of their many ailments. His heart was moved, as He saw them as sheep without a shepherd, harassed and helpless. How do we as believers view the great needs around us? Do we share the heart of our Savior? In this message we look into the motivation of Jesus when He saw human need, and we examine our own hearts in the process.
March 31, 2019
Before people believe in Jesus, they have no choice: they will sin repeatedly. After conversion, they do have a choice, no longer obligated to practice the sins they committed before. Breaking free from old patterns involves a process called “reckoning oneself dead unto sin but alive unto God.” In this message we learn what this reckoning is all about.
March 24, 2019
Built into every one of us is a tendency to focus on self. We see life through the lens of, “how does this affect me?” After Cain killed Abel, he had no remorse. Rather, he bemoaned his fate of being made a restless wanderer. In this message we look at how self-focus is shared by us all, and why it’s only through the redemption Jesus provides that we can get our eyes off of ourselves.
March 17, 2019
In the Garden of Eden, an infection entered the human race. It has since spread to every last one of us. The infection is sin, which means “missing the mark” of God’s standards. Whether our sins seem big or small, the outcome is the same: an eternity of separation from God. In this message we learn a short history of sin, and what God did to save us from its penalty.
March 10, 2019
In a recent year, almost 37,000 Americans saw no way out of their misery, and then committed suicide. These people had one thing in common: they lost all hope that things could get better. They saw ending life as the only alternative. One of the great blessings God confers on those who believe in Jesus is hope: a hope that Paul says “does not disappoint.” 
March 3, 2019
The value of placing your faith in something is all about the object of your faith, and not about the faith itself. You can believe that an idol is God, but that doesn’t change the fact that the idol is made of stone. Faith in the wrong place is worse than no faith at all, because it creates false confidence. And when it comes to salvation, false confidence is deadly. 
February 24, 2019
The book of Romans has played a major role in world history. By reading its pages a man came to faith in Christ—a man whose actions began a spiritual tidal wave across Europe and around the world. His name was Martin Luther, and in this message we’ll trace his journey. We’ll learn the story of a man desperate to know how he could be right before a holy God.  
February 17, 2019
The Apostle Paul was trained in the Law, with a mind keen enough to argue before the Supreme Court. In Romans chapter three he builds a case for the revolutionary idea that God demands perfect righteousness from us. God then supplies what He demands by conferring the righteousness of Jesus on those who believe. In this message we learn about the wonderful gift called justification.
February 10, 2019
It’s clear the Apostle Paul knew nothing of political correctness, because some of what he wrote was quite unpopular. He catalogs the depth of human depravity in chapter three of the book of Romans. He describes a list many would dispute, but an accurate list nonetheless. In this message we see our true condition, and why we’re in such desperate need of the grace of God as revealed in Jesus.  
February 3, 2019
Football players call it “putting on your game face.” It means we project an air of invincibility whether we feel that way or not. To some degree, everyone projects an outward appearance that may not square with inner reality. With regard to salvation, it’s easy to make yourself and others believe that all is well when it’s far from well. In this message we learn how God delivers believers from this deceptive mindset. 
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This Sunday morning program provides a meaningful worship service for those far from God or unable to attend a local church. With insightful teaching from Pastor Philip Miller and joyous congregational worship, you’re invited to join Jesus on the journey of a lifetime.

 

About Pastor Philip Miller

Philip Miller is the 17th Senior Pastor of The Moody Church. Philip holds a B.A in Pre-Seminary Bible from Cedarville University (’04) and a Th.M. in Pastoral Leadership and New Testament Studies from Dallas Theological Seminary (’10). His wife, Krista, also holds an Th.M. degree from DTS. They have four children: Claire, Violet, Cora, and Jude.

Philip is a visionary leader with over twelve years of ministry experience, including three at Christ Community Church in the western Chicago suburbs and nearly seven as Senior Pastor at Westwood Baptist in Olympia, WA. He believes people flourish as followers of Jesus when they live deeply in the gospel, experience the healing of true community, and join Jesus on mission in their world. He is committed to cultivating a gospel-centered church that welcomes spiritual explorers, promotes gospel clarity in culturally engaging ways, inspires passionate worship, fosters deep spiritual vitality, empowers people to holistic discipleship, and catalyzes a multiplication movement of gospel renewal both locally and globally.

Philip enjoys cycling and all things outdoors, Garrett’s Carmel popcorn, Lou Malnati‘s deep dish pizza, and Henry Weinhard‘s root beer. For more information about Philip and his family, visit moodymedia.org/pastorphilip.

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