Philippians 4:10-23

Contentment…not a popular buzz word in our society, but Biblically there is a connection between goodliness and contentment. From a prison cell, the Apostle Paul in his closing comments address’ the need for our hearts to be focused, above, on others, and...

Philippians 4: 1-9

The Apostle Paul closes out his letter to the Philippian Church with some practical and powerful exhortations. How do you deal with people problems in the church? How do you handle worry? How do you manage your mind? How can God’s peace fill our heart? Paul...

Philippians 3:1-11

What is your spiritual resume? What would you list as those things which “define” your life? Whatever the answer to that question is, it will be the thing that tells you, “You are ok.” The Apostle Paul lists his righteous resume before Christ...

Philippians 2:19-30

What are the ingredients for faithful and fruitful service within the local church? The Apostle Paul points to two men who served sacrificially and selflessly on behalf of him and the church.; are we comfortable in our chairs or are we motivated by grace to step out...

Philippians 2:12-18

The Apostle Paul, from prison, is encouraging the Philippian believers to be united in the Spirit; but what do you do when you run into or are the subject of strife or Spirit-quenching drama within the church? Our tendency is to murmur and complain, or run and...

Philippians 2:1-11

In our study this week we are made aware that self-centeredness was a problem that existed in the congregation in Philippi (see also Phil 4.2,3). The Holy Spirit mentions words like strife and vainglory to describe the attitudes that existed within this local church...