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 THREE :1-3

When I first looked at vs. 1-3 my thinking was about legalism. I’ve pondered this and I still think that’s the issue. In Paul’s day it centered on the Circumcision Party…God was setting His People, the Hebrews, the Israelites, apart from the rest of the world. He wanted them to understand that they were different. They belonged to Him. Circumcision marked them as His. Continue reading