Tag Philippians

Philippians 3:12-14 Devotional

Philippians 3:12-14. Not that I have already obtained all this, or have already arrived at my goal, but I press on to take hold of that for which Christ Jesus...

Philippians 3:8-11 Devotional

Philippians 3:8-11. What is more, I consider everything a loss because of the surpassing worth of knowing Christ Jesus my Lord, for whose sake I have lost all things. I...

Philippians 3:7-8 Devotional

Philippians 3:7-8. But whatever were gains to me I now consider loss for the sake of Christ. 8 What is more, I consider everything a loss because of the surpassing...

Philippians 3:3-6 Devotional

Philippians 3:3-6. For it is we who are the circumcision, we who serve God by his Spirit, who boast in Christ Jesus, and who put no confidence in the flesh—...

Philippians 3:1-2 Devotional

Philippians 3:1-2. Further, my brothers and sisters, rejoice in the Lord! It is no trouble for me to write the same things to you again, and it is a safeguard...

Philippians 2:25-30 Devotional

Philippians 2:25-30. But I think it is necessary to send back to you Epaphroditus, my brother, co-worker and fellow soldier, who is also your messenger, whom you sent to take...

Philippians 2:19-24 Devotional

Philippians 2:19-24. I hope in the Lord Jesus to send Timothy to you soon, that I also may be cheered when I receive news about you. 20 I have no...

Philippians 2:17-18 Devotional

Philippians 2:17-18. But even if I am being poured out like a drink offering on the sacrifice and service coming from your faith, I am glad and rejoice with all...

Philippians 2:14-16 Devotional

Philippians 2:14-16. Do everything without grumbling or arguing, 15 so that you may become blameless and pure, “children of God without fault in a warped and crooked generation.” Then you...

Philippians 2:12-13 Devotional

Philippians 2:12-13. Therefore, my dear friends, as you have always obeyed—not only in my presence, but now much more in my absence—continue to work out your salvation with fear and...

Philippians 2:9-11 Devotional

Philippians 2:9-11. Therefore God exalted him to the highest place and gave him the name that is above every name,10 that at the name of Jesus every knee should bow,...

Philippians 2:5-8 Devotional

Philippians 2:5-8. In your relationships with one another, have the same mindset as Christ Jesus: 6 who, being in very nature God, did not consider equality with God something to...

Philippians 2:1-4 Devotional

Philippians 2:1-4. Therefore if you have any encouragement from being united with Christ, if any comfort from his love, if any common sharing in the Spirit, if any tenderness and...

Philippians 1:27-30 Devotional

Philippians 1:27-30. Whatever happens, conduct yourselves in a manner worthy of the gospel of Christ. Then, whether I come and see you or only hear about you in my absence,...

Philippians 1:25-26 Devotional

Philippians 1:25-26. Convinced of this, I know that I will remain, and I will continue with all of you for your progress and joy in the faith, 26 so that...

Philippians 1:21-24 Devotional

Philippians 1:21-24. For to me, to live is Christ and to die is gain. 22 If I am to go on living in the body, this will mean fruitful labour...

Philippians 1:21-24 Devotional

Philippians 1:21-24. For to me, to live is Christ and to die is gain. 22 If I am to go on living in the body, this will mean fruitful labour...

Philippians 1:18-21 Devotional

Philippians 1:18-21. Yes, and I will continue to rejoice, 19 for I know that through your prayers and God’s provision of the Spirit of Jesus Christ what has happened to...

Philippians 1:15-18 Devotional

Philippians 1:15-18. It is true that some preach Christ out of envy and rivalry, but others out of goodwill. 16 The latter do so out of love, knowing that I...

Philippians 1:12-14 Devotional

Philippians 1:12-14. Now I want you to know, brothers and sisters, that what has happened to me has actually served to advance the gospel. 13 As a result, it has...

Philippians 1:9-11 Devotional

Philippians 1:9-11. And this is my prayer: that your love may abound more and more in knowledge and depth of insight, so that you may be able to discern what...

Philippians 1:7-8 Devotional

Philippians 1:7-8. It is right for me to feel this way about all of you, since I have you in my heart and, whether I am in chains or defending...

Philippians 1:3-6 Devotional

Philippians 1:3-6. I thank my God every time I remember you. 4 In all my prayers for all of you, I always pray with joy 5 because of your partnership...

The Last Battle: To Live is Christ

A line found on more than one character’s lips in The Last Battle is, “All world’s draw to an end, except Aslan’s own country”. Death is not the end but...

The Work of Christ: Not Merely Substitution

Last year the church I was part of worked through Paul’s letter to the Philippians. On one occasion at a leaders’ meeting an argument broke out over Philippians 1:27-2:11. The...

Praying for your Church with Joy

The book of Philippians opens with a lovely greeting and prayer for the church, as we see in so many of Paul’s other letters. But there is one word which this...

An Exhortation to Emptying

It was Jonathan Edwards in his “Religious Affections” who said that, “holy desire, exercised in longings, hungerings, and thirstings after God and holiness, is often mentioned in Scripture as an...