I want to report to you, friends, that my imprisonment here has had the opposite of its intended effect. Instead of being squelched, the Message has actually prospered. All the soldiers here, and everyone else too, found out that I’m in jail because of this Messiah. That piqued their curiosity, and now they’ve learned … More PHILIPPIANS 9: Obstacle or Opportunity? (Phil 1:12-14
“For I want you to understand what really matters, so that you may live pure and blameless lives until Christ returns. May you produce the harvest of righteousness that comes through Jesus Christ for the glory and praise of God” (Phil 1:10-11). Farming went out of style a while ago — at least in my neck … More PHILIPPIANS 8: Soul Farming (Phil 1:10-11)
And I pray that your love may abound even more and more in knowledge and every kind of insight so that you can decide what is best… (Phi 1:9-10) We all know the famous Beatles refrain: “Love, love, love, all you need is love.” There is a lot of truth to this statement, but it has … More PHILIPPIANS 7: Praying With Paul II (Phil 1:9-10)
Pull up a slab of rock, light a candle and grab a quill, ink and a scrap of papyrus to take notes. We’re journeying together back to the year AD 58 to a Roman prison cell to listen in as Paul pens his letter to the Philippians. What can his letter speak to us some … More PHILIPPIANS 6: Praying with Paul I (Phil 1:9a)
Is there anything better than sleeping in on a lazy Saturday and then enjoying some enormous, fruit covered waffles prepared with love by your amazing spouse? Thanks, Keri! They were delicious! Martha Stewart has nothing on you!