Those who know Christ are called to responsive obedience to him. I pray that in the power of the Holy Spirit I may work out my own salvation in reverential fear, by living my life to Your praise and glory.. by trusting You in all the difficulties and dangers of life and by relying on You in all circumstances of life. Around 60-62 AD, Paul is once again in prison, this time in Rome. To be justified is to be in a position where God’s justice is satisfied. From this short prayer, we can learn what we ought to most want for ourselves and for each other. Prayer of the Day: Humility (from Philippians 2) By the Web Editors . A worship service outline on Philippians 2: 12-13.
It is only through his death and resurrection that we are able to come to you this morning. He fully cancelled the debt against us. Keep me from contentions and strife and help me to consider the needs of others before my own. Rather, in humility value others above yourselves, not looking to your own interests but each of you to the interests of the others. 1:9And it is my prayer that your love may abound more and more, with knowledge and all discernment, 10so that you may approve what is excellent, and so be pure and blameless for the day of Christ, 11filled with the fruit of righteousness that comes through Jesus Christ, to the glory and praise of God.
1. A Bit of Bible: Do nothing out of selfish ambition or vain conceit. You have a genuine love for God and for his people.
Grant us the mind of Christ, teach us to be humble like Christ, help us to be compassionate like Christ and help us to join with Christ in transforming our world. I pray that I draw ever closer to Him and that I may decrease, and He increase until Christ is seen in me, in Whose name I pray, AMEN. We will give thanks to you, O Lord, among the peoples,we will sing praises to you among the nations. Prayer of Application. Our sins are gone. Therefore the theme of the prayer should be that of the faithful obedience and life of the local Christian Church, and also the world-wide church, asking God to continuing doing his work in us, stirring us to healthy response, asking forgiveness when we have failed, and seeking a new vision for doing his work in the world. Do nothing out of selfish ambition or vain conceit. Help us as churches to look to the interests of these people O God. For your love, for your strength and for inviting us to be imitators of Christ’s love. Responsory Based on Philippians 2:1 A Responsory is a collection of Scripture passages that are sung or read. Then your life will indeed be marked by a godly love and everything else that characterizes the righteous life of a genuine believer. There was little Jewish influence. I want this knowledge to make you discerning about your lives, willing to embrace and value what is indeed true and valuable. Heavenly Father, thank You for all that I have received in Christ. We pray for people who are in self-isolation, and whose well-beings are affected by this lock down, We specially remember people who are unwell and sick, grant them your healing.
This prayer crafted from Philippians 2:1-4 is a verbal commitment to Christ, His church and His mission. Anthem or Hymn of Preparation (choose one) “Christus Paradox,” Alfred Fedak (GIA G-5463, 2000) “You, Lord, Are Both Lamb and Shepherd” SNC 182, WR 99. Heavenly Father, thank You for the amazing insights that we can glean from the epistles of Paul, and those that accompanied him, on his various missionary journeys.
Make Christ the center of all things, and watch joy be added to your life.
Justification is the forgiveness of our debt to justice which qualifies us to receive Life. A genuine desire for holiness in and of itself. I thank You that in Your grace You use everything in life together for my good.. and to bless others. And Lord I pray that the mind that was in Christ Jesus may dwell in me richly so that I may act justly; love mercy and to walk humbly before You all the days of my life - this I ask in Jesus name, AMEN.
“Fulfil ye my joy, that ye be likeminded, having the same love, “Look not every man on his own things, but every man also on the things of others.”, “Let this mind be in you, which was also in Christ Jesus:”, “Who, being in the form of God, thought it not robbery to be equal with God:”, “But made himself of no reputation, and took upon him the form of a servant, and was made in the likeness of men:”, “And being found in fashion as a man, he humbled himself, and became obedient unto death, even the death of the cross.”, “Wherefore God also hath highly exalted him, and given him a name which is above every name:”, “That at the name of Jesus every knee should bow, of, “Wherefore, my beloved, as ye have always obeyed, not as in my presence only, but now much more in my absence, work out your own salvation with fear and trembling.”, “For it is God which worketh in you both to will and to do of, “Do all things without murmurings and disputings:”, “That ye may be blameless and harmless, the sons of God, without rebuke, in the midst of a crooked and perverse nation, among whom ye shine as lights in the world;”, “Holding forth the word of life; that I may rejoice in the day of Christ, that I have not run in vain, neither laboured in vain.”, “Yea, and if I be offered upon the sacrifice and service of your faith, I joy, and rejoice with you all.”, “For the same cause also do ye joy, and rejoice with me.”, “For all seek their own, not the things which are Jesus Christ's.”, “But ye know the proof of him, that, as a son with the father, he hath served with me in the gospel.”, “Receive him therefore in the Lord with all gladness; and hold such in reputation:”, Verse of the