Category Archives: Philippians

December 21 – Word Became Flesh – Exemplify Humility

Read Luke 2:7, Matthew 21:1-11, Philippians 2:3-8 and Luke 19:1-10 The opposite of humility is arrogance, which is an attitude of offensive displays of superiority or self-importance. You can be confident without arrogance. Can you be a person with an … Continue reading

Posted in Luke, Matthew, Philippians, Word Became Flesh | Leave a comment

November 10 – Philippians – Closing Thanks

Read Philippians 4:10-23 I have never been in prison and don’t plan on being there any time in the future.  It is one thing to be there because of something you did – robbed a bank, hurt someone, etc.   – … Continue reading

Posted in Philippians | Leave a comment

November 9 – Philippians – Live out Jesus’ Story

Read Philippians 4:2-9 As baby dedication approached after Mattie was born, we were asked by Grace Kids to select a verse that represented our prayer for Mattie’s life. Philippians 4:8-9 quickly came to mind. I knew my hope and prayer … Continue reading

Posted in Philippians | Leave a comment

November 8 – Philippians – Paul’s Life as an Example

Read Philippians 3:1-41 If you had the experience of playing sports, then you probably had teammates you looked up to.  The ones who excelled and would fight for the victory with every ounce of energy they had.  The ones who … Continue reading

Posted in Philippians | Leave a comment

November 7 – Philippians – Timothy & Epaphroditus

Read Philippians 2:19-30 Be like Jesus! That is a high calling. It is the instruction that Paul gave earlier in Philippians 2. Specifically, he invited us to demonstrate the humble, others-first orientation that Jesus reflected in becoming man, and serving, … Continue reading

Posted in Philippians | Leave a comment

November 6 – Philippians – The Messiah Poem

Read Philippians 2:5-11 Keith and I recently had our 1800’s farmhouse vinyl sided. Being the ‘romantic’ that I am, I pushed to keep the wood ‘gingerbread’ in the peaks. A few weeks after the crew left, the gingerbread started coming … Continue reading

Posted in Philippians | Leave a comment

November 5 – Philippians – Follow Jesus’ Example

Read Philippians 1:27-2:18 “I’m forever grateful for you” is what Joe Burrow said, through tears, to his coach, Ed Orgeron, at his Heisman Trophy acceptance speech last December which is given to the best voted college football player in the … Continue reading

Posted in Philippians | Leave a comment

November 4 – Philippians – An Uncertain Future

Read Philippians 1:12-24 Think back for a moment to January 1, 2020. Over the last several weeks, this day has played time and time again in my head. I had spent much of that morning setting goals, dreaming about what … Continue reading

Posted in Philippians | Leave a comment

November 3 – Philippians – God’s Work Will Continue!

Read Philippians 1:2-11 I call them “stones.” Each one represents a time in my life of asking for or experiencing the working of God. The purpose of these stones is for remembrance, just as Joshua set up memorial stones after … Continue reading

Posted in Philippians | Leave a comment

November 2 – Philippians – Intro & Context

Read Acts 16:11-12 and Philippians 1:1 In northeastern Greece are the remains of what was once considered a major city in the day of Paul’s ministry. In fact, Acts 16 tells us that Philippi was the first “Jesus community” that … Continue reading

Posted in Acts, Philippians | Leave a comment