Getting GLAD (8 of 15) by Jerry Branch
This content is part of a series.Getting GLAD (8 of 15)
Series: Disciple-Life: A Life of Joy and Happiness in Christ
©2010, Gerald D. Branch, Pastor Dallas Baptist Church
At the Name of Jesus
Show Jesus here on earth…as you work out your salvation
Philippians 2:5-18 (NIV)
5 Your attitude should be the same as that of Christ Jesus: 6 Who, being in very nature God, did not consider equality with God something to be grasped, 7 but made himself nothing, taking the very nature of a servant, being made in human likeness. 8 And being found in appearance as a man, he humbled himself and became obedient to death- even death on a cross! 9 Therefore God exalted him to the highest place and gave him the name that is above every name, 10 that at the name of Jesus every knee should bow, in heaven and on earth and under the earth, 11 and every tongue confess that Jesus Christ is Lord, to the glory of God the Father. 12 Therefore, my dear friends, as you have always obeyed-not only in my presence, but now much more in my absence-continue to work out your salvation with fear and trembling, 13 for it is God who works in you to will and to act according to his good purpose. 14 Do everything without complaining or arguing, 15 so that you may become blameless and pure, children of God without fault in a crooked and depraved generation, in which you shine like stars in the universe 16 as you hold out the word of life-in order that I may boast on the day of Christ that I did not run or labor for nothing. 17 But even if I am being poured out like a drink offering on the sacrifice and service coming from your faith, I am glad and rejoice with all of you. 18 So you too should be glad and rejoice with me.
As we saw last week, Paul reminds the Philippian church that for them to give joy as well as have joy, then they must remember to always have the attitude of Christ, Jesus!
Paul then continues on in these following verses and says, that if we look at Jesus, we'll see wh ...
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