Philippians FOUR: 4-9

We have reached the pinnacle of “Mount Philippians”. Three of these four verses are quoted frequently – very frequently –by many Christians…We pull these verses out of context, using them in ways that, to me, make them sound like platitudes. Continue reading

Philippians FOUR: 1-3

We have a proverb in our church: “It’s not about you; It’s not about me; It’s about the Kingdom.” …However, there are actually three possibilities: 1. The two ladies were in an argument with each other. 2. The two ladies were offended together over some non-theological argument. 3. The two ladies had begun to promote a theology that differed from that of St. Paul. Continue reading