The Joy of Being Thankful

Coming into Thanksgiving, we enter the ‘holiday season’ where there is an intentional emphasis on joy, happiness, and family.  But as we all know, this season can also be stressful, overwhelming, and even lonely.  This often stems from the secular expectations the world puts on us or that our fulfillment is coming from the wrong […]

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He Who Began a Good Work In You

We can have full confidence that God is perfecting His good work in us and will continue to do so until we are raised in glory to be forever with the Lord.

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Grace To You

Paul and Timothy, bond-servants of Christ Jesus, to all the saints in Christ Jesus who are in Philippi, including the overseers and deacons: Grace to you and peace from God our Father and the Lord Jesus Christ.  Philippians 1:1-2 After affirming his place as a bondservant (or slave) of Christ, which we learned is closely […]

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Bondservants of Christ

Paul and Timothy, bond-servants of Christ Jesus, to all the saints in Christ Jesus who are in Philippi, including the overseers and deacons: Grace to you and peace from God our Father and the Lord Jesus Christ.  Philippians 1:1-2 Opening chapter one of Philippians, we are blessed with a very familiar greeting from the Apostle […]

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Intro to Philippians

Before we get started expositing Paul’s epistle to the Philippians, it’s good practice to take a quick look at the setting and recipients of the letter so we have a clearer understanding of its context and purpose. The city of Philippi was located in ancient Greece (aka Macedonia) and was under the rule of the […]

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