Philippians 2:25 – 30
Paul gives us more examples of how those who are in Christ can become more like Him. We have examples of the kind of men we are to honour and to imitate – contrary to the way of the world – ordinary lives lived with an extra-ordinary passion for Christ and for the spread of His gospel.
Philippians 2:19 – 24
This passage gives us two examples of how we might live as servants of Christ, loving God’s people and trusting God’s plans – for His pleasure and our joy.
Paul commands believers to give up grumbling. Paul, no stranger to trials and difficulties, calls us to replace sinful grumbling with thanksgiving – for our joy and God’s glory.
These vital verses tell us how we are to work zealously to become who we are in Christ, at the same time being totally dependent on His mighty power.
Philippians 2:9 – 11
What does it mean that “Jesus is Lord”? Do you understand the implications of this weighty confession/ Do you live accordingly? Are you comforted by this glorious truth.
Three aspects of Christ’s exaltation to stir you up to make yourself low, to be like Christ in His humility – for the sake of unity in the church, for your joy, and for the glory of God.
Christ humbled Himself and was obedient to the point of death. What does His obedience prove?
Three truths about Christ given that we might follow His example of humility, for the sake of the unity of the local church.
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This passage teaches us three aspects of the unity which should be seen in the local church for the glory and praise of God.