Gospel partners are like ants – they share in troubles. The Philippians are model givers. Giving like God is… Proactive They didn’t wait to be asked! Mission-focussed Gospel work costs. Repeated A habit of generosity. Necessary Aid for those in need. Generous Not just the bare necessities!…
How do you go from anxiety to peace, from worry to joy? Pour it out Fill it up This part of Philippians gives us so much more than just “don’t worry, be happy.”
Euodia & Syntyche were true, committed, familiar Christians, and yet over time the seeds of division turned into weeds… Dealing with division: It’s a family affair It’s essential for standing firm It’s a big deal It’s a public issue It takes two to tango It takes…
To run the race properly, you need to… Keep your eyes on the prize Keep your eyes on the guys who keep their eyes on the prize If we’re in Christ, when we reach the goal, we’ll get our hands on a wonderful prize… and it’s much better than flapjack.
Knowing Christ is of supreme value. Only He can make us right with God. Watch out! For confidence in self. Rejoice! With confidence in Christ. Don’t stick Jesus behind the sofa!
Christians should live the contrast life – standing out like bright stars in a dark sky. Paul identifies 2 particular areas: relationships the Bible Shining like stars is… Our work God’s work Worth work
Pyramid thinking puts ME above YOU. Gospel thinking puts YOU above me. Paul shows us The Mindset to have The Model to follow Living as heaven’s citizens means flipping pyramid thinking upside down!
When you’re a citizen of a country, it affects how you live. Living as heaven’s citizens means… Standing together Striving together Suffering together
How do we make decisions that honour God? Paul’s life reveals one key question to ask. He was at a fork in the path, faced with two good options: To live is Christ and to die is gain. How do we decide? By asking “What’s better for others?” This is the Jesus path – and…