The Medium and the Message, Part Two
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The Medium and the Message, Part Two

From Series: Basics 2011

Continuing the teaching from Paul in Philippians, John Dickson preaches what it truly means to be a citizen of heaven. The call, the character and the effects of living like people who are destined for heaven is not a calling for the fainthearted. The gospel we proclaim is for people to "sabotage" the empire they live in through service and suffering, true humility. No one has been an example of this better than our Savior, Jesus Christ. Humility was a shameful word in the first century, and yet Christ rescues the word from ignominy to become the highest call for the believer.


Greeting

1Paul and Timothy, servants1 of Christ Jesus,

To all the saints in Christ Jesus who are at Philippi, with the overseers2 and deacons:3

Christ's Example of Humility

1So if there is any encouragement in Christ, any comfort from love, any participation in the Spirit, any affection and sympathy,

Scripture taken from The Holy Bible, English Standard Version. Copyright ©2001 by Crossway Bibles, a publishing ministry of Good News Publishers. Used by permission. All rights reserved. Text provided by the Crossway Bibles Web Service.