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Philippians

Finding Joy Through Humility

Many would say the book of Philippians is about joy—and they’re not wrong. But, there’s more to it than that. Paul has a lot to say about humility as well. Specifically, Paul focuses on how humility found in Christ (and counting others as more significant than yourself) leads to a life of joy and peace that surpasses all understanding.

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Rejoice in the Battle - Philippians

Rejoice in the Battle: The Theme of Philippians

Paul tells us in Philippians that we will fight and suffer, but also encourags us to rejoice. How is it possible to have joy in the midst of the battle?

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An Encouraging Thank-You: The Purpose of Philippians

Paul started his letter to the Philippians as a thank-you, but of course, he never wastes an opportunity to share what’s on his heart.

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Guardians of the Gospel

Guardians of the Gospel: The Background of Philippians

In Acts 16, we’re introduced to a rag-tag group of people with nothing in common who Jesus brings together to form a church.

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What Does "To Live Is Christ, to Die Is Gain" Mean?

What Does “To Live Is Christ, to Die Is Gain” Mean?

Paul knew that Christ is the one who is superior over all things. He truly believed that anything we give up for Christ is not loss, it’s gain—even death.

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Joy and Humility in the Book of Philippians

Joy and Humility in the Book of Philippians

In Paul’s letter to the Philippians, he has a lot to say about being joyful, even in times of suffering. But how exactly do we get there?

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True Humility and the Christ Hymn of Philippians

True Humility and the Christ Hymn of Philippians

In the center of Paul’s writing to the Philippians is a beautiful and profound poem that ties the entire letter together through the gospel.

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Two Christlike Examples in the Book of Philippians

Sometimes, Paul’s letters address matters of housekeeping. These details may feel irrelevant to us, but there is often more meaning in them than we realize.

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Living Counter-Culturally as Citizens of Heaven

Living Counter-Culturally as Citizens of Heaven

Philippians 3:20-21 is an encouraging passage, but it can be confusing too. How are we to live as citizens of Heaven while still on Earth?

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We Are the Champions - The Gospel in Philippians

We Are the Champions: The Gospel in Philippians

Paul knew that, regardless of the believer’s situation in life, what Freddie Mercury would pen thousands of years later is true—we are the champions.

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What Does Philippians 4:13 Really Mean?

What Does Philippians 4:13 Really Mean?

Philippians 4:13 is one of the most well-known Bible verses, but also one of the most misinterpreted. Do we really apply this verse the way Paul intended?