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Christ Supplies Every Need

When we do the work of ministry we rely on God to work through us. He calls us to a work that he does, and the more we work for him the greater the reward we receive… for what he … Continue reading

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Rejoicing and Prayer

Rejoice in the Lord always. Do not be anxious about anything, pray about everything. Pray with thanksgiving. Philippians 4; lot of good stuff in there.

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Press On

The Apostle Paul is not perfect and never claims to be but says he does one thing that we should imitate: forget what is behind, strain toward what lies ahead, press toward the mark. There is no backwards to the … Continue reading

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Surpassing Worth of Knowing Christ

The title kind of says it all. As we begin Philippians 3, Paul considered everything he had gained as loss, equating it all to garbage compared to the value of righteousness and eternal life in Christ Jesus.

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Surround Yourself with Good People

Everyone needs one, two or three friends that will move heaven and earth, so to speak, in times of need. Paul had Timothy and Epaphroditus in Philippians 2 and a few others mentioned in other letters.

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Shine Your Light

“Work out your own salvation” doesn’t mean you need to figure it out yourself. Paul is writing to believers who already have the Holy Spirit inside of them. It is God who works through us. So keeping doing that; searching … Continue reading

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Like Minded with Christ

Paul’s directions are clear in Philippians 2: Have the same mind as Christ. That sets the bar pretty high. Striving together in one faith, serving others in humility, acting in one accord are all secondary to thinking and acting like … Continue reading

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To Live is Christ

“To Live is Christ, to die is gain.” Well known statement in Philippians 1:21, but what exactly does it mean?

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Advance of the Gospel

“All things work together for good” in Romans 8:28 is also a Paul quote. His observations in Philippians 1 is a good example of how that works sometimes.

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Intro: Philippians

This is part 1 of a series in Philippians. Letters were written to individuals and churches for a number of reasons. Who were the Philippians and why was Paul writing to them?

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