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.
Jesus challenges our culture today as much as he did in the first century. This passage teaches us that God honours the humble, and humbles the proud. Our view of God’s kingdom affects the way we view people. Jesus challenged the Pharisees of his day,
Finish this sentence: God hates … What is the first thing that comes to your mind? Adultery? Murder? Blasphemy? If you were to rank sins in terms of heinousness, what would your list look like? It is true, of course, that Christians should hate and
Have you ever been in a situation in which you felt that, regardless of the direction you chose, the results were not going to be pretty? Perhaps after looking back on a situation you conclude that, ultimately, you were (as they say) damned if you