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selfless servants

selfless servants Philippians 2:19-30 (JDV) Philippians 2:19 Now I hope in the Lord Jesus to send Timothy to you soon so that I too may be encouraged by news about you. Philippians 2:20 You see, I have no one else … Continue reading

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fourth gain

fourth gain Philippians 2:12-18 (JDV) Philippians 2:12 For this reason, my dear friends, just as you have always obeyed, so now, not only in my presence but even more in my absence, work out your own rescue with fear and … Continue reading

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emptying our expectations

emptying our expectations Philippians 2:1-11 (JDV) Philippians 2:1 If then there is any encouragement in Christ, if any consolation of care, if any partnership with the Breath, if any affection and mercy, Philippians 2:2 make my joy complete by thinking … Continue reading

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joy from others

Philippians 2:12-30.  Paul was no lone ranger. He was blessed by those who ministered the gospel because of him, those who served alongside him in his team, and those who were sent to support him and provide for his needs. … Continue reading

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joy from unity

Philippians 1:27-2:11.  Paul encouraged the Philippian Christians to complete his joy by fulfilling his expectations: He expected them to unite together in their stand for the gospel, in spite of the suffering it would cause (1:27-30). He expected them to … Continue reading

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