Category Archives: The book of Philippians

Who are you Lord? I AM the God of encouragement, Phil 4:21-23

I always tend to skip over the greetings at the end of Paul’s books, but today was different.  When I saw who it was sending greetings, I sat amazed at God’s grace to include these greetings in his Holy Word.  … Continue reading

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Who are you Lord? I AM the God who knows all about your needs Phil 4:10-20

If my sustenance and well being was dependent upon how much I give to help others, how would I fare? When it comes to God’s provision, we need to be pipes not buckets.  Another way to look at it is … Continue reading

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Who are you Lord? I AM the God who gives unity. Phil 4:2-8

The purpose of leadership is to help their team function toward the agreed upon goals and vision of the organization.  In the Church, that goal of course is bringing the world to Jesus.  By our demonstrating love across the barriers … Continue reading

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Who are you Lord? I AM the God who wants you. Phil 3:12 – 4:1

Paul says in 1 Cor 15 that if the resurrection did not take place, we Christians are most to be pitied (for having a hope of eternal life). However, I love verse 20 which says – But, Jesus has indeed … Continue reading

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Who are you Lord? I AM the God who appoints the brevity of life Phil 3:1-11

We all know Paul’s conversion on the road to Damascus and how he met the Lord and was saved, but this is his testimony of what He was saved from.  In other passages we know that he considered himself the … Continue reading

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Who are you Lord? I AM the Lord of the harvest. Who will go for me? Phil 2:19-30

God desires to lead us by his eye We are not pack animals who are to be guided by bits in our mouths.  God desires to lead us by his eye.  But how can he lead us by his eye … Continue reading

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Who are you Lord? I AM the God who gives you the desire to shine Phil 2:12-18

We would all agree that salvation is a miracle of God working in a person’s life and we all rejoice over them, but just as much a miracle if not more so is the work of God to bring us, … Continue reading

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