Category Archives: Philippians

December 1 – GIVE JOY – Jesus left Heaven for us

Read John 1:1-18 and Philippians 2:5-8 “And the Word became flesh…” So there He was; living in Heaven with God. There is literally nothing that could have been better for Jesus! Take the time to imagine what Heaven will be … Continue reading

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October 21 – Prison Letters – Generosity: Meeting Needs and Meaningful Worship

Read Philippians 4:10-23 Much like you today, Paul lived at a time and in a culture where money was necessary.  As he traveled about on his missionary journeys, he was reluctant to ask those benefiting from his ministry for money.  In … Continue reading

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October 20 – Prison Letters – Relational Harmony and Situational Peace

Read Philippians 4:2-9 Relational harmony and situational peace . . . all of us yearn for those two things.  And yet, as you probably realize, harmony and peace are often goals that we are pursuing and not always our current experience.  … Continue reading

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October 19 – Prison Letters – Someone to Immitate

Read Philippians 3:15-4:1 Imagine teaching a young child how to use scissors with merely verbal instructions or teaching an elementary aged student how to shoot a lay-up in basketball with only a written description of the process.  It would be much … Continue reading

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October 18 – Prison Letters – Changing Your Past Perspective and Future Pursuits

Read Philippians 3:1-14 Rejoice in the Lord . . . put no confidence in the flesh. Christianity’s focus is not self.  It is the Savior.  It is not my accomplishments.  It is Christ’s sacrifice.  It is not your pedigree.  It is … Continue reading

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October 17 – Prison Letters – Observing and Affirming

Read Philippians 2:19-30 Depending on the person and the circumstances, you may tend to be blind as a bat and silent as a squirrel.  What do I mean by that?  The blind bat never sees the qualities/actions of others that merit … Continue reading

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October 16 – Prison Letters – Consistent With Your Claim

Read Philippians 2:1-18 As I read some estimates of the number of Christians in the world, I was surprised to see that many sources suggest that there are over 2 billion!  Translated, that would suggest that nearly one in every three … Continue reading

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