Learning the secret of sufficiency in Christ

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

Pursuing Christ

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

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