Full Alignment (Philippians 2)
Philippians 2:12-18 — We have to give up things to gain Christ, but if we are following Jesus, a life of offering ourselves to God and others is one of joy.
Philippians 2:8-11 — God has come after us out of love and invites us to a new start and a new life. HOW we do that is through Jesus Christ, through trusting him and orienting our lives on him.
Philippians 2:5-7; John 12:12-18 — Rather than seeking power, influence, or wealth, we are to serve and love others. Jesus is the only savior of the world.
Philippians 2:3-4; Luke 10:25-29; Deuteronomy 6:4-6 — Humility is one of the core mindsets that cultivates compassion and defines our course in following Christ.
Philippians 2:1d,2d; Psalm 103; Luke 10:30-37 — A look at growing and showing a “gutsy compassion” like Jesus did.
Philippians 2:1c,2c; Psalm 51:10-12; John 17:20-23 — A look at the fellowship and unity of the Spirit and why those things are important for being in full alignment with Christ.
Philippians 2:1-2; Luke 2:25-32 — Let us love one another and love others, for love is from God.
Philippians 2:1-2; Isaiah 35:1-4a; Romans 16:4-6 — If you are in Christ you will be part of Christ’s ministry of encouragement, guided and corrected by God’s Word.