Following Jesus Takes Guts

"...and most of the brethren in the Lord, having become confident by my chains, are much more bold to speak the word without fear.” ~ Philippians 1:14 Following Jesus takes guts. It is dangerous. Don't let anyone tell you otherwise. We live in a war zone called earth. There are two kingdoms in conflict. You …

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Through Christ I Can

"I can do all things through Christ who strengthens me." ~ Philippians 4:13 the abundant life is a constant internal supply flowing from the One who said He came to give it to the ones who would abandon their overloaded lives in order to walk with Him daily through a joyful union and a lingering …

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What God Starts, God Finishes

"...being confident of this very thing, that He who has begun a good work in you will complete it until the day of Jesus Christ." Philippians 1:6 Does the Bible really say that? I was stunned sitting in that pew on a Sunday night... and deeply moved. A few months earlier I had been sitting …

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Day 4: Counting Down to the Christmas Revolution

"Your attitude should be the same as that of Christ Jesus: Who, being in very nature God, did not consider equality with God something to be grasped, but made himself nothing, taking the very nature of a servant, being made in human likeness. And being found in appearance as a man, he humbled himself and …

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Esteem

Philippians 2:3 Let nothing be done through selfish ambition or conceit, but in lowliness of mind let each esteem others better than himself. The man was seen on national television by millions each week. Bill had acted in 25 feature films with superstars. He made more money in a month than I made in two …

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