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.
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
What gospel does our life together preach? If the church were a body—and it is—what message do the relationships among us communicate? Is there a disconnect between the gospel we preach and the lives we live together? In 1 Corinthians 12:25 Paul encourages the church
Our recent study of the command to “greet one another” (Romans 16:16) in one sense summarises the heart of all of the “one another” commands in the New Testament. Yet there is value in continuing to expound the rest of them, for in doing so