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The Benefits of Obedience

    The Benefits of Obedience  A relationship is built on two pillars. Love and trust. You cannot love someone deeper than you can trust them. Trust is built on truth. Paul states in 2 Timothy 3:7 that in the last days people “are always learning but never come to the knowledge of the truth.” This describes… Read more »

Divine Destiny

One of my favorite movie series is the Indiana Jones Movies.  Dr. Jones would go on a quest for weeks, months, even years, searching for a valuable artifact or treasure.  His quest for this mysterious treasure would take him to perilous places, (Dangerous jungles, Creepy crypts) but it was worth it to Dr. Jones in order to find… Read more »

Paul’s Ministry in Philippi

    Paul’s Ministry in Philippi Paul took three missionary journeys during his ministry career. On his second missionary journey, Paul planted a church in Philippi. Philippi was a wealthy Roman colony that was inhabited primarily by retired military and political figures that were given land by the Roman government. It was a mid-sized city… Read more »

Make My Joy Complete

Many scholars treat Philippians 1 as the introduction and chapter 2 as the beginning of the body of Paul’s letter. It is certainly true that Paul shows pastoral care and concern in chapter 1, but his tone changes dramatically in chapter 2 when he reveals his primary reason for writing the letter. In Philippians 2:1-11,… Read more »