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Summary:  Paul warns against the gravity of false teachers who have led the Galatians to turn to a false gospel.
Galatians 1:6-10
Central idea:  A Gospel that is divine, not man-made or man-taught, but revealed directly by Ch...
Galatians 1:11-2:10
Central idea : Because we have been given faith and a spirit of power, we need to feed and grow our spiritual gifts.
2 Timothy 1:3-7
Central idea : Paul the anointed apostle is writing his spiritual child Timothy a letter Paul explai...
2 Timothy 1:1-2
Central idea: Do not be ashamed to tell others about the Lord, but share in suffering by the power of God.
2 Timothy 1:8-14
Central idea : Endure suffering remembering we suffer for the sake of the Good News, and with the en...
2 Timothy 2:1-13
Central idea : Because those that are cleansed are set apart for holy use, we need to run from anyth...
2 Timothy 2:20-26
Central idea: Strive to correctly handle the truth, and while some will be led astray, God's firm foundation will stand.
2 Timothy 2:14-19
Central idea : Because there will be those that oppose the truth of God, we as Christ followers should expect persecution.
2 Timothy 3:1-13
Central idea: Preach the Word, which has the power to correct, in order to teach the truth to people...
2 Timothy 3:14-4:4
Central idea : The purpose for doing Christ's work is that our life may be a drink offering poured o...
2 Timothy 4:5-8
Central idea : Even when the faithful servant of God is left deserted, the Lord stands by them so th...
2 Timothy 4:14-18
Central idea : By putting the Gospel at the center of our lives and recognizing that we have been pu...
Philippians 1:12-18
Central Idea : The only way in which we grow in love is when God saves us and continues His work of ...
Philippians 1:3-11
Central idea : Christ is the great solar-system re-orbiter; when we orbit around Him we have a ...
Philippians 1:19-26
Central idea: In order to stand firm in the Spirit, united in boldness with our Christian family, we...
Philippians 1:27-30
Central Idea: Because of our identity in Christ and our approval by His love, we are to love each ot...
Philippians 2:1-11
Central Idea : Knowing that we are God's children, fully justified and transformed, we are to work b...
Philippians 2:12-18
Central Idea: Our own deeds are nothing but detestable garbage in God's eyes, it is only because of ...
Philippians 3:1-11
Central Idea:  In contrast to the enemies of the cross who hope in a sandy foundation of earthl...
Philippians 3:17-4:1
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Grace and Peace to You
Philippians 1:1-2
Central idea : Paul is writing this letter to the "saints" of Philippi for the purpose of proclaimin...
Published June 1st, 2012
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Central idea : Paul is writing this letter to the "saints" of Philippi for the purpose of proclaiming the message of life changing grace and peace of Christ. Summary: Paul begins the book of Philippians by stating what he is doing: writing a letter. That is main idea of this short passage. He then gives two explanations about the letter. First, the audience, the "saints" of God in Philippi, and particulary the church leadership (elders and deacons). Secondly, the purpose of his writing: to communicate the message of grace and peace. We are "saints" of Christ with a life changing message: Grace and peace from Christ. Notes: From this passage we see 3 aspects of the church of Philippi: Identity : Verse 1b says it all: we are "saints" of Christ Jesus. All other institutions use performance as the means by which you are accepted, but not with the church. Often those in the church are the quickest to be self righteous and have an identity crisis. Sainthood can't be earned! Maybe this fact hasn't sunk it yet. Our identity is IN Christ. Christ stands in between us and God. So when God looks at us, he really is seeing Christ as our representative. We got this by grace, not as a reward for good deeds (Eph. 2:8–9) "For every look at ourselves, look 10 times at Christ" Leadership : Everything rises and falls on good leadership The two audiences Philippians calls out specifically are the church at large, and the leadership specifically. Paul indicates the two church offices in 1b: "overseers and deacons" Elders/overseerers/pastors: Govern the church (Acts 20:28), take good care of themselves and of the church, are plural, and are men. Deacons serve the church and have much of the same qualification requirements as elders (see Titus and 1 Timothy) Message : The purpose for which Paul writes the book of Philippians, to communicate the message of grace and peace (v. 1:2). Many of us ignore the grace part and try to carry our own sins, but we don't have to! God is not angry with us because he sees us through Christ (see Identity), and God is not angry with Christ. God is our father, not our judge. Trying to grow up without a church is like trying to grow up without a family. We have a Father who loves to adopt us, to see us and our church grow. "We are all saints with a life changing message: Grace to you from God our Father and Jesus Christ our Lord" And we are called to preach this now, not wait until we feel it: "Go on preaching till you feel it. Don't feel your way to an action, act your way to a feeling." Arcing notes: I used the NLT in verse 1 because it was easier to break down and arc then the ESV, though usually I use the ESV. I used a progression versus series between 2a and 2b because grace leads to peace. We have peace because we know we have the grace of God.
10000000096681 96681 Notes 2011-11-29 09:36:08 2011-11-29 09:58:14 Central idea : Paul is writing this letter to the "saints" of Philippi for the purpose of proclaiming the message of life changing grace and peace of Christ. Summary: Paul begins the book of Philippians by stating what he is doing: writing a letter. That is main idea of this short passage. He then gives two explanations about the letter. First, the audience, the "saints" of God in Philippi, and particulary the church leadership (elders and deacons). Secondly, the purpose of his writing: to communicate the message of grace and peace. We are "saints" of Christ with a life changing message: Grace and peace from Christ. Notes: From this passage we see 3 aspects of the church of Philippi: Identity : Verse 1b says it all: we are "saints" of Christ Jesus. All other institutions use performance as the means by which you are accepted, but not with the church. Often those in the church are the quickest to be self righteous and have an identity crisis. Sainthood can't be earned! Maybe this fact hasn't sunk it yet. Our identity is IN Christ. Christ stands in between us and God. So when God looks at us, he really is seeing Christ as our representative. We got this by grace, not as a reward for good deeds (Eph. 2:8–9) "For every look at ourselves, look 10 times at Christ" Leadership : Everything rises and falls on good leadership The two audiences Philippians calls out specifically are the church at large, and the leadership specifically. Paul indicates the two church offices in 1b: "overseers and deacons" Elders/overseerers/pastors: Govern the church (Acts 20:28), take good care of themselves and of the church, are plural, and are men. Deacons serve the church and have much of the same qualification requirements as elders (see Titus and 1 Timothy) Message : The purpose for which Paul writes the book of Philippians, to communicate the message of grace and peace (v. 1:2). Many of us ignore the grace part and try to carry our own sins, but we don't have to! God is not angry with us because he sees us through Christ (see Identity), and God is not angry with Christ. God is our father, not our judge. Trying to grow up without a church is like trying to grow up without a family. We have a Father who loves to adopt us, to see us and our church grow. "We are all saints with a life changing message: Grace to you from God our Father and Jesus Christ our Lord" And we are called to preach this now, not wait until we feel it: "Go on preaching till you feel it. Don't feel your way to an action, act your way to a feeling." Arcing notes: I used the NLT in verse 1 because it was easier to break down and arc then the ESV, though usually I use the ESV. I used a progression versus series between 2a and 2b because grace leads to peace. We have peace because we know we have the grace of God. notes
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This letter is from Paul and Timothy, slaves of Christ Jesus.
I am writing to all of God’s holy people (saints, ESV) in Philippi who belong to Christ Jesus, including the elders and deacons.
May God our Father and the Lord Jesus Christ give you grace
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10000000096681 96681 Arc 2011-11-29 09:36:08 2011-11-29 09:58:14 editing Philippians 1 1 1 2 Philippians 1:1-2 50 NT esv i621213 i621209 This letter is from Paul and Timothy, slaves of Christ Jesus. i621214 i621210 I am writing to all of God’s holy people (saints, ESV) in Philippi who belong to Christ Jesus, including the elders and deacons. i621215 i621211 May God our Father and the Lord Jesus Christ give you grace i621212 and peace. progression actionpurpose 2 ideaexplanation 1 1 1 1 esv 25 a 50 discourse
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