Tag: Philippians

Worship by the Spirit of God

Paul had been among the most religious of his day in Philippians 3:5–6 (LEB) “a Hebrew born from Hebrews … according to the righteousness in the law being blameless” and then he had an encounter with Jesus Christ and none…

For Me To Live Is Christ

Paul sets the future, our hope of eternal life before them and then reminds them that God’s priority is that all would be saved. What then will we choose? As Paul says in Philippians 1:23-24 (LEB) “But I am hard…

My God Will Fulfill Your Every Need

Paul talks about the position he had in the world before he came to Christ, yet all of that, he has dismissed in Philippians 3:7 “But whatever things were gain to me, these things I have considered loss because of…

Christ is Proclaimed

Paul has one thing in mind, one motivation for his life, that in Philippians 1:20 “with all boldness, even now as always Christ will be exalted in my body”. There are those that are opposing the gospel, just as they…

Rejoice in the Lord Always

Paul reminds the people of the church in Philippi that “our commonwealth exists in heaven” so we should not walk as the world does, but hold on to what we have attained. But not everyone is getting along in this…

The One at Work in You is God

Paul recounts the fellowship that has developed with the church at Philippi as they not only accepted the gospel of Jesus Christ, but also became partners with him in the work of the ministry. Paul encourages them to continue, to…

The Progress of the Gospel

Paul lived his life for the gospel since he encountered the Lord on the road to Damascus. And now, after all of his missionary journeys, he went back to Jerusalem knowing this trouble was waiting for him. But Paul was…