Connect with the Light (Philippians 2:12-13)

When God prompts you through His Spirit, how quickly do you respond? Paul invited the church at Philippi to connect with the light of Christ, who provided the energy to obey through the indwelling of the Holy Spirit: “Therefore, my dear friends, as you have always obeyed — not only in my presence, but now […]


Christ Our Example of Humility (Philippians 2:5-11)

Would those closest to you describe you as humble or proud? Either is a heart condition. Whereas, pride, exalts self with a hard heart, humility exalts others with a soft heart. Humility and humanity come from the same Latin word, humus, meaning “from the ground.” We often reference a humble person as being “down to […]


Joy in Serving Others (Philippians 2:3-4)

Do you see yourself as a servant? Rick Warren said that you know whether you are a servant by how you feel when you are treated like one. The Apostle Paul, said that joy is discovered at the intersection of serving Christ’s interests, our unselfish interests, and the interests of others (Philippians 2:1-4). Did you […]


Joy in Serving Our Unselfish Interests (Philippians 2:3-4)

Have you ever struggled with how to navigate through conflict when your personal interests are at stake? The Apostle Paul, said that joy is discovered at the intersection of serving Christ’s interests, our unselfish interests, and the interests of others (Philippians 2:1-4). Let’s look at what it means to serve our unselfish interests. Paul taught: […]