The God of Peace and the Peace of God

Phil 4:4-9 Rejoice in the Lord always. I will say it again: Rejoice! Let your gentleness be evident to all. The Lord is near. Do not be anxious about anything, but in every situation, by prayer and petition, with thanksgiving, present your requests to God. And the peace of God, which transcends all understanding, willContinue reading “The God of Peace and the Peace of God”

Pressing on: the goal of knowing Jesus

Phil 3:1-4:1 But our citizenship is in heaven. And we eagerly await a Savior from there, the Lord Jesus Christ, who, by the power that enables him to bring everything under his control, will transform our lowly bodies so that they will be like his glorious body. Therefore, my brothers and sisters, you whom IContinue reading “Pressing on: the goal of knowing Jesus”

Jesus’ humility is our example

Phil 1:27-2:18; 4:2-3 In your relationships with one another, have the same mindset as Christ Jesus:Who, being in very nature God, did not consider equality with God something to be used to his own advantage; rather, he made himself nothing by taking the very nature of a servant, being made in human likeness. And beingContinue reading “Jesus’ humility is our example”