Manayunk Congregation

4101 Freeland Ave, Philadelphia, PA

Center City Congregation

1336 Spring Garden St, Philadelphia, PA

Joy to the City

Advent (coming/arrival) is a time of preparation and celebration as we lead up to the birth of the Lord Jesus Christ commemorated each Christmas. As a church, Citylight will celebrate Advent by exploring the joy Christ has brought to the world through is Advent by studying the New Testament’s joy letter: Philippians.

Manayunk Sermons

Philippians 4 teaches that Jesus has brought a new joy, but we must fight for it.


Philippians 4:1-23

NIGTC (Philippians Commentary) by O’brien

Desiring God by John Piper

In Philippians 3, Paul explains that Jesus brings the joy of a new treasure.


Philippians 3

NIGTC (Philippians Commentary) by Peter T. O’brien

Joy to the world! The Advent of Jesus brings a new family. In this sermon we explore the marks of and power for new family in Philippians 2:1-11.


Philippians 2:1-30

NIGTC (Philippians Commentary) by Peter T. O’brien

In Philippians chapter one, Paul describes the joy of a sure salvation in Christ.


Philippians 1:1-30

NIGTC (Philippians Commentary) by Peter O’brien

Center City Sermons