devotion 9-26-15

Philippians 3:12 – 21 12 Not that I have already obtained this or have already reached the goal; but I press on to make it my own, because Christ Jesus has made me his own. 13Beloved, I do not consider that I have made it my own; but this one thing I do: forgetting what … [Read more…]

Devotion 9-24-15

Philippians 3 Finally, my brothers and sisters, rejoice in the Lord. To write the same things to you is not troublesome to me, and for you it is a safeguard. 2 Beware of the dogs, beware of the evil workers, beware of those who mutilate the flesh! 3For it is we who are the circumcision, … [Read more…]

devotion 9-23-15

Philippians 2:19-30 Timothy and Epaphroditus 19 I hope in the Lord Jesus to send Timothy to you soon, so that I may be cheered by news of you. 20I have no one like him who will be genuinely concerned for your welfare. 21All of them are seeking their own interests, not those of Jesus Christ. … [Read more…]

Devotion 9-21-15

Philippians 2.12-18 12 Therefore, my beloved, just as you have always obeyed me, not only in my presence, but much more now in my absence, work out your own salvation with fear and trembling; 13for it is God who is at work in you, enabling you both to will and to work for his good … [Read more…]

devotion 9-19-15

Philippians 2:1 – 11 If then there is any encouragement in Christ, any consolation from love, any sharing in the Spirit, any compassion and sympathy, 2make my joy complete: be of the same mind, having the same love, being in full accord and of one mind. 3Do nothing from selfish ambition or conceit, but in … [Read more…]

devotion 9-17-15

Philippians 1:18 – 30 Yes, and I will continue to rejoice, 19for I know that through your prayers and the help of the Spirit of Jesus Christ this will result in my deliverance. 20It is my eager expectation and hope that I will not be put to shame in any way, but that by my … [Read more…]

devotion 9-16-15

Philippians 1:12 – 18 12 I want you to know, beloved,* that what has happened to me has actually helped to spread the gospel, 13so that it has become known throughout the whole imperial guard* and to everyone else that my imprisonment is for Christ; 14and most of the brothers and sisters,* having been made … [Read more…]

devotion 9-15-16

Philippians 1:3-11 3 I thank my God every time I remember you, 4constantly praying with joy in every one of my prayers for all of you, 5because of your sharing in the gospel from the first day until now. 6I am confident of this, that the one who began a good work among you will … [Read more…]

devotion 9-14-15

As we finished the Book of Acts, we left Paul in prison. I thought it would be appropriate to move on to the "Prison Epistles", Paul’s letters written from prison, most notable and least disputed is Paul’s letter to the Philippians. Paul’s Letter to the Philippians Philippians 1:1-2 Paul and Timothy, servants of Christ Jesus, … [Read more…]

devotion 9-12-15

Acts of the Apostles 28.23-31 After they had set a day to meet with him, they came to him at his lodgings in great numbers. From morning until evening he explained the matter to them, testifying to the kingdom of God and trying to convince them about Jesus both from the law of Moses and … [Read more…]