Philippians

Philippians

Philippians

PHILIPPIANS 2:12-13

to obey is better than sacrifice / obedience is better than sacrifice * November 29, 2019 – Friday Philippians 2:12-13  NIV 12 Therefore, my dear friends, as you have always obeyed—not only in my presence, but now much more in my absence—continue to work out your salvation with fear and trembling, 13 for it is God who works in you to will and to act in order to fulfill his good purpose. Comments On Wednesday, we ended up a verse shy of…
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Philippians 2:8

to obey is better than sacrifice / obedience is better than sacrifice * November 27, 2019 – Wednesday Philippians 2:8  NIV 8 And being found in appearance as a man, He humbled Himself     by becoming obedient to death—even death on a cross! Comments This verse is of course about Jesus, but to really make sense of it let’s look at the preceding and following verses for context. 5 In your relationships with one another, have the same mindset as Christ Jesus: 6 Who,…
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Philippians 4:6-7

6 Do not be anxious about anything, but in every situation, by prayer and petition, with thanksgiving, present your requests to God. 7 And the peace of God, which transcends all understanding, will guard your hearts and your minds in Christ Jesus. Philippians 4:6-7 Here in the final chapter of Philippians Paul makes his final exhortations to the Philippians from verse 4 to verse 9 where we find our verses today and underlined below. 4 Rejoice in the Lord always.…
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Philippians 1:7

7 It is right for me to feel this way about all of you, since I have you in my heart and, whether I am in chains or defending and confirming the gospel, all of you share in God’s grace with me. Philippians 1:7 It is believed Paul wrote this letter to the Christians in Philippi while under house arrest in Rome as noted in Acts 28:14-31 where he lived by himself with a soldier to guard him (Acts 28:16b).…