Category Archives: Philippians

Overturned or Overwhelmed…?

August 11, 2017 “Better think this one through from the beginning. God is kind, but he’s not soft. In kindness he takes us firmly by the hand and leads us into a radical life-change.” Romans 2:4 The Message Everybody wants … Continue reading

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One-of-a-kind lives …

July 14, 2017 “Paul, a bond-servant of Christ Jesus, called as an apostle, set apart for the gospel of God.” Romans 1:1 New American Standard It is incomprehensible how God the Father is able to mould every Christ-follower into a … Continue reading

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No Clearance Sales …

July 11, 2017 “For I am confident of this very thing, that He who began a good work in you will perfect it until the day of Christ Jesus.” Philippians 1:6 New American Standard “There has never been the slightest … Continue reading

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Time-tested advice

July 19, 2016 “In conclusion, my brothers, delight yourselves in the Lord! It doesn’t bore me to repeat a piece of advice like this, and if you follow it you will find it a great safeguard to your souls.”  Philippians … Continue reading

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Hands off …

July 18, 2016 “Don’t fret or worry. Instead of worrying, pray. Let petitions and praises shape your worries into prayers, letting God know your concerns. Before you know it, a sense of God’s wholeness, everything coming together for good, will … Continue reading

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Starting off right …

July 14, 2016 “If you’ve gotten anything at all out of following Christ, if his love has made any difference in your life, if being in a community of the Spirit means anything to you, if you have a heart, … Continue reading

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The Name that bends knees…

July 12, 2016 “For this reason also, God highly exalted Him, and bestowed on Him the name which is above every name, so that at the name of Jesus every knee will bow, of those who are in heaven and … Continue reading

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The Open Secret …

July 11, 2016 “I’ve learned by now to be quite content whatever my circumstances. I’m just as happy with little as with much, with much as with little. I’ve found the recipe for being happy whether full or hungry, hands … Continue reading

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July 8, 2016 “I’m not saying that I have this all together, that I have it made. But I am well on my way, reaching out for Christ, who has so wondrously reached out for me. Friends, don’t get me … Continue reading

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When God undressed…

July 7, 2016 “When the time came, he set aside the privileges of deity and took on the status of a slave, became human! Having become human, he stayed human. It was an incredibly humbling process. He didn’t claim special privileges. Instead, … Continue reading

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