The Philippian church, like ours, was made up of redeemed sinners. In this passage, Paul exhorts them to live together, not according to the flesh, but rather to follow the example of Christ: in humility, putting one another first.
William Cowper once wrote, “Judge not the Lord by feeble sense, but trust him for his grace; behind a frowning providence he hides a smiling face.” In Job’s final words in the book that carries his name, he talks about the importance of working through
Recently, a church member took me fishing on a Saturday morning. At one point, I was not as careful while casting as I should have been, and I suddenly found my line in an incredible mess. As I was trying to untangle it, my friend
The words of the following well-known hymn came to mind as I meditated upon the text before us: Come, every soul by sin oppressed, there’s mercy with the Lord, and he will surely give you rest by trusting in his word. Only trust him, only