Philippians 2:4 ESV
Let each of you look not only to his own interests, but also to the interests of others.
1:2 Grace and peace to you from God our Father and the Lord Jesus Christ! ... the faithfulness of the Philippians, since early in his ministry for Christ, .... Paul began Chapter 2 with a rhetorical question, teasing the Philippians ...
Speak the Truth to Yourself
I remember teasing my mother for talking out loud to herself. Now I ... God looks at us and sees the righteousness of Christ (2 Corinthians 5:21). In Christ ... He will meet all our needs (Philippians 4:19; Romans 8:32). He has ...
Squinting Toward Heaven - Charles Stanley
My grandpa is there watching and teasing me about the futility of this ridiculous ... 15:51-53), built for eternity just like Christ's final, perfect form (Phil. ... an eternal weight of glory far beyond all comparison (2 Corinthians 4:17).
When Does Humor Become Sinful?
Hodge seems to suggest the ideal for the Christian life is zero humor, ... For example, Psalm 126:12, When the Lord restored the fortunes of ...
Jesus, Did You Know?
If the song has a theological core, it's teasing out the truth that the finite ... 17:27), that the Samaritan woman had had five husbands (John 4:18), and that ... the form of servant (Phil. 2:7). Chalcedon called this the hypostatic ...
A Theology of Creation in 12 Points
It's Friday, and time for another Friday phone call with Don Carson. .... In chapter 2 then the account of creation is teased out in greater detail so ...
How to Appreciate an Imperfect Spouse
The Dark Alleys in Young Adult Fiction
And for girls, that's shorthand for all the feelings that they're not ready to deal with yet. ... include hope, many YA books simply end up teasing the emotions. ... as Paul says in Philippians 4:67: In everything by prayer and supplication ... For example, we can pray along ...
How I Distinguish Between the Gospel and False Gospels
Yes, we give energy, but as Philippians 2:12-13 says, work out your own salvation with fear and trembling, for it is God who works in you, both ...
The Best Church Leader Is a Team
For many, a plurality is nothing more than the names that appear in ... same mind, having the same love, being in full accord and of one mind (Philippians 2:2). ... So plurality adds another brain-teasing twist by asking coequal ...