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24 Feb 2019
Philippians 1:27-2:4
Andrew Latimer

“The citizens’ partnership

Philippians 1:27-2:4

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Citizenship: its significance and implications…

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

As citizens of heaven show off the worth of the gospel (1:27)

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

…with courage (1:28-30)

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

…with unity (2:1-4)

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Coffee Questions

 

To what extent is our behaviour controlled by a fear of getting a hard time for our faith? What difference would it make if we understood that suffering for Christ is a gift of God’s grace (1:29)?

 

When are we inclined to let rivalry or pride get in the way of our relationships with Christians? How does this passage underline the importance of pursuing Christian unity?