Welcome to the land of paradoxes, well almost. Let's examine 4 tensions Paul is instructing the Philippians through in chapter 1.
Some insights gleaned in the aftermath of the flood of 2016 regarding the spectacular activity of the local Church working together on mission...
Today in Phillipians 1, we will cover a larger section, verses 12-20. Paul has moved from his prayer to informing the Philippians of the overwhelming joy despite his imprisonment.
What does horticulture have to do with Phillipians 1? The analogy of being filled with the fruit of righteousness is striking to me. How do we get filled?
Each of these 4 Bible Secrets includes 4 pointed questions for us to practice self-evaluation. These are very personally convicting for me. Paul's prayer is that the Philippians will abound still not and more in love.
Here are 4 Bible Connections You May Grow In Prayer. Paul prays that he might see the Philippians "abounding still more and more in love".
4 ways to participate in the Gospel. Paul felt so connected with the Philippians, as if they were one body. So too should we, with our brothers and sisters, including our sent ones from whom we are often separated.