In addition to the New International Version (2011) of the Bible, the following resources were used to help write this sermon: Brian Bill, Journeying to Joy, from www.sermoncentral.com; James Montgomery Boice, Philippians: An Expositional Commentary, pp. 235-37; Bill Hybels, Rejoice? You’ve Got to Be Kidding!, WCCC-C8909; William Hendriksen, Philippians, Colossians and Philemon in the New Testament Commentary, pp. 180-82; R. Kent Hughes, Philippians in the Preaching the Word Commentary, pp. 165-67.