Finally, my brothers, rejoice in the Lord. To write the same things to you is no trouble to me and is safe for you. Look out for the dogs, look out for the evildoers, look out for those who mutilate the flesh. For we are the circumcision, who worship by the Spirit of God and glory in Christ Jesus and put no confidence in the flesh— though I myself have reason for confidence in the flesh also. If anyone else thinks he has reason for confidence in the flesh, I have more: circumcised on the eighth day, of the people of Israel, of the tribe of Benjamin, a Hebrew of Hebrews; as to the law, a Pharisee; as to zeal, a persecutor of the church; as to righteousness under the law, blameless. But whatever gain I had, I counted as loss for the sake of Christ. Indeed, I count everything as loss because of the surpassing worth of knowing Christ Jesus my Lord. For his sake I have suffered the loss of all things and count them as rubbish, in order that I may gain Christ and be found in him, not having a righteousness of my own that comes from the law, but that which comes through faith in Christ, the righteousness from God that depends on faith— that I may know him and the power of his resurrection, and may share his sufferings, becoming like him in his death, that by any means possible I may attain the resurrection from the dead.
We are moving into the final two chapters of Philippians. Paul tells them to rejoice in the Lord and then spends nine verses talking about the two ways you can live your life. You can put your confidence in the flesh or put your faith in Christ. This week we will deep dive into exactly what that means. Pray that your faith would be built up as we work through this passage. Pray that we as a church would increasingly see the supreme worth of Jesus until we obtain the resurrection of the dead.
Memory VerseHebrews 1:1-2 Long ago, at many times and in many ways, God spoke to our fathers by the prophets, but in these last days he has spoken to us by his Son, whom he appointed the heir of all things, through whom also he created the world.
BereaJoin us at 9am for Sunday School of all ages. In Berea we have started a new study called the Consequences of Ideas with RC Sproul. Each week is a 25 minute video on a philosopher and then we will look at their ideas and evaluate them with the lens of scripture. It is different than some of the courses we've covered in the past, but don't worry, we'll explain everything further on Sunday. Come and join us as we work to grow and renew our minds together.
Worship Service Order
How Deep The Father’s Love
Knowing You, Jesus
In Christ Alone
Be Unto Your Name
Worship Service TimesPrayer