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03 Mar 2019
Philippians 2:5-11
Andrew Latimer

“The citizens’ mindset

Philippians 2:5-11

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How we think of God is critical…

 

 

 

 

1. Copy Christ’s mindset of humble love

 

 

 

 

 

giving up rights

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

giving up recognition

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

for others

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

2. … because this is the divine mindset which God exalts

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Coffee questions

This passage teaches us not only that Jesus is God-sized, but that God is Jesus-shaped.
Do you ever slip into thinking of God as basically scowling with his arms folded, or as aloof and uninterested in us?
How can we use this passage to help us?

 

Jesus’ mindset is to put self-interest aside for others, and especially for their salvation:
what might it look like practically for us to increasingly adopt this mindset?