PHILIPPIANS Introduction (verses 1-11) Salutation (vv. 1, 2) Thanksgiving (vv. 3-8) Petition (vv. 9-11) Verses 1, 2: Three things in Paul’s letters: 1)    Writer 2)    Readers 3)    Greeting 1)    Writer (v. 1) – lists his associate’s name, Timothy –    his offices – bondslaves of Christ Jesus –    His apostleship is not mentioned here. The absence   Read More …

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Philippians 4:16-18 I. People Are Fickle, vs 16 — “all men forsook me.” 1. It is a sin to abandon a brother—”I pray God that it may not be laid to their charge.” 2. It is a sin to be bitter about it. Paul prays that God will not charge it to their account. II.   Read More …

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Philippians 3:17-21 INTRO: Here are presented two types of people and their conduct and character and consummation. Paul is warning the people against following the example of certain people. He gives a withering denunciation of those whose example it would be fatal to follow. Paul weeps as he speaks because these people are in the   Read More …

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Philippians 2:12-16 How are we to live “in the midst”? I. OBEY AS SERVANTS-VV 5-13      1.Don’t neglect your salvation      2.Don’t depend upon others      3.Be responsible for your own growth II. BEHAVE AS SONS-14,15 Greek: “show yourselves to be sons….” Prove that you are what you profess to be.      1.Blameless: irreproachable, living   Read More …

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