Bible Study—November 21, 2013 Read: Philippians 4:10-13; Colossians 1:27; Philippians 3:9 [Let us] consider Paul’s secret of sufficiency in Christ. Paul had learned the secret of sufficiency, of satisfaction, of contentment. This secret is actually Christ Himself. In chapter one, Christ is the life for us to live; in chapter two, Christ is the pattern … Continue reading Learning the secret of sufficiency in Christ
In nothing be anxious
Bible Study—November 14, 2013 Read: Philippians 4:1-9; John 1:1; Mark 9:19; 2 Corinthians 5:8; 1 Corinthians 16:6; 1 John 1:2; John 16:33; 2 Corinthians 12:8-9 In [Philippians 4:6, Paul writes] “In nothing be anxious.” Often when we hear bad news, we worry and fall into anxiety. Anxiety undermines the living of Christ. Instead of being … Continue reading In nothing be anxious
Bible Study—November 7, 2013 Philippians 3:12-21 "Not that I have already obtained or am already perfected, but I pursue, if also I may lay hold of that for which I also have been laid hold of by Christ Jesus." Phil. 3:12 The Greek word rendered perfected also means “completed or matured in life.” Paul’s meaning … Continue reading Pursuing Christ
Knowing the power of Christ resurrection
Bible Study—October 31, 2013 Philippians 3:7-11 [In Philippians 3:10] says, “To know Him and the power of His resurrection and the fellowship of His sufferings, being conformed to His death.” When Paul wrote the Epistle to the Philippians, he had the experiential knowledge of Christ and was experiencing the power of His resurrection. While in the … Continue reading Knowing the power of Christ resurrection
Counting all things as loss on account of Christ
Bible Study—October 24, 2013 Philippians 3:7-8 7 But what things were gains to me, these I have counted as loss on account of Christ. 8 But moreover I also count all things to be loss on account of the excellency of the knowledge of Christ Jesus my Lord, on account of whom I have suffered the loss of all things and count them as refuse that I may gain … Continue reading Counting all things as loss on account of Christ
How is it possible for us to work out our own salvation?
Bible Study—October 10, 2013 Philippians 2:12-16 12 So then, my beloved, even as you have always obeyed, not as in my presence only but now much rather in my absence, work out your own salvation with fear and trembling; 13 For it is God who operates in you both the willing and the working for His good … Continue reading How is it possible for us to work out our own salvation?
Christ as the Pattern Within Us
Bible Study—October 3, 2013 Philippians 2:5-8 5 Let this mind be in you, which was also in Christ Jesus, 6 Who, existing in the form of God, did not consider being equal with God a treasure to be grasped, 7 But emptied Himself, taking the form of a slave, becoming in the likeness of men; 8 … Continue reading Christ as the Pattern Within Us
The key to the Christian experience
Bible Study—September 26, 2013 Philippians 1:19 For I know that for me this will turn out to salvation through your petition and the bountiful supply of the Spirit of Jesus Christ, When Paul wrote to the Philippians, he was in prison in a foreign country, far away from his homeland. Paul had good reason to … Continue reading The key to the Christian experience
How can Christians live Christ in their daily life?
Bible Study—September 19, 2013 How can Christians live Christ in their daily life? In order to answer this question we must read what the apostle Paul wrote to the believer in Philippi. Philippians 1:19-20 19 For I know that for me this will turn out to salvation through your petition and the bountiful supply of the Spirit of Jesus Christ, 20 According to my earnest … Continue reading How can Christians live Christ in their daily life?
Fall 2013 Bible Study
Bible Study—September 12, 2013 Welcome to a new semester at Cypress Campus Christians! This semester we are covering the Crucial Points of Truth in the Book of Philippians. To prepare for this bible study, we encourage you all to continually read the epistle to the Philippians (4 chapters!!!) through out the semester. A helpful commentary can … Continue reading Fall 2013 Bible Study