Joy in Sacrifice

Scripture: Philippians 2:19-30 Big Idea: True joy comes when we give away more and more of ourselves even at a great cost. Reflection Questions: How does self-interest get in the way of growth as a person and as a community? What common threads do you find between Paul, Timothy and Epaphroditus? What sacrifices were they.. read more →

12 Oct 2009
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Joy in Sanctification

Scripture: Philippians 2:12-18 Big Idea: Work out your salvation that is working in you in order to be a light in our dark world. What is your responsibility when it comes to sanctification? Why must we pursue this with utmost seriousness? What is God’s responsibility? Is this a 50-50 partnership? Why or why not? Why.. read more →

05 Oct 2009
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Joy in Humility

Scripture: Philippians 2:1-11 Big Idea: True joy comes when we make less of ourselves and make more of Christ. Reflections Questions: What makes community life challenging? What gets in the way of harmonious relationships? What does conflict reveal about ourselves? What “lens” does Paul call us to put on and see life through? How does.. read more →

28 Sep 2009
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