Philippians 2:3-4 New American Standard Bible (NASB) 3 Do nothing [a]from [b]selfishness or empty conceit, but with humility of mind regard one another as more important than yourselves; 4 do not merely look out for your own personal interests, but also for the interests of others.

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Philippians 2:1-5 New American Standard Bible (NASB) Be Like Christ 2 Therefore if there is any encouragement in Christ, if there is any consolation of love, if there is any fellowship of the Spirit, if any [a]affection and compassion,2 make my joy complete [b]by being of the same mind, maintaining the same love, united in spirit, intent on one purpose. 3 Do nothing [c]from [d]selfishness or empty […]

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The Struggle is Real

Philippians 1:27-28 New American Standard Bible (NASB) 27 Only conduct yourselves in a manner worthy of the gospel of Christ, so that whether I come and see you or remain absent, I will hear of you that you are standing firm in one spirit, with one [a]mind striving together for the faith of the gospel; 28 in no way alarmed by your opponents—which is a sign of destruction […]

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To Live is Christ pt. 2

Philippians 1:19-24 New American Standard Bible (NASB) 19 for I know that this will turn out for my [a]deliverance through your [b]prayers and the provision of the Spirit of Jesus Christ, 20 according to my earnest expectation and hope, that I will not be put to shame in anything, but that with all boldness, Christ will even now, as always, be exalted in my body, whether by life or by […]

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To Live is Christ pt. 1

Philippians 1:19-24 New American Standard Bible (NASB) 19 for I know that this will turn out for my [a]deliverance through your [b]prayers and the provision of the Spirit of Jesus Christ, 20 according to my earnest expectation and hope, that I will not be put to shame in anything, but that with all boldness, Christ will even now, as always, be exalted in my body, whether by life or by […]

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God Forgives and Exposes

Jonah 1:17-4:11 New American Standard Bible (NASB) 17 [a]And the Lord appointed a great fish to swallow Jonah, and Jonah was in the stomach of the fish three days and three nights. Jonah’s Prayer 2 [b]Then Jonah prayed to the Lord his God from the stomach of the fish, 2 and he said, “I called out of my distress to the Lord, And He answered me. I cried […]

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God Pursues

Jonah 1:1-16 New American Standard Bible (NASB) Jonah’s Disobedience 1 The word of the Lord came to Jonah the son of Amittai saying, 2 “Arise, go to Nineveh the great city and cry against it, for their wickedness has come up before Me.” 3 But Jonah rose up to flee to Tarshish from the presence of the Lord. So he went down to Joppa, found a ship which was going to […]

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Christ Proclaimed = Joy Unspeakable pt. 2

Philippians 1:14-18 New American Standard Bible (NASB) 14 and that most of the [a]brethren, trusting in the Lord because of my [b]imprisonment, have far more courage to speak the word of God without fear.15 Some, to be sure, are preaching Christ even [c]from envy and strife, but some also [d]from good will; 16 the latter do it out of love, knowing that I am appointed for the […]

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Christ Proclaimed = Joy Unspeakable pt. 1

Philippians 1:12-13 New American Standard Bible (NASB) The Gospel Is Preached 12 Now I want you to know, brethren, that my circumstances have turned out for the greater progress of the gospel, 13 so that my [a]imprisonment in the cause ofChrist has become well known throughout the whole [b]praetorian guard and to everyone else,

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The Foundation of Joy pt. 2

Philippians 1:7-11 New American Standard Bible (NASB) 7 [a]For it is only right for me to feel this way about you all, because I have you in my heart, since both in my [b]imprisonment and in the defense and confirmation of the gospel, you all are partakers of grace with me. 8 For God is my witness, how I long for you all with the [c]affection […]

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