Tag: Philippians

Tick-a-Box Faith

Rules and regulations I could handle, because it gave clear guidelines, boundaries, and something to strive for That’s why I loved school, it was structured, and it was laid out for me. Every minute of every weekday was written down, and I could see…

When Christianity gets Boring

I have been told that Christianity is boring…it’s just lots of rules and regulations…it’s not fun…or people don’t want to give up their lifestyle…and, many more similar statements. But, what is it that people are really saying? Personally, I feel, it’s because they don’t…

Why I Need Jesus

I was thinking this morning of perfection and how unattainable that goal is within our lifetime. I had started to rattle things off in my mind that I knew I had done yesterday, that ultimately, went against God… Partaking in gossip…Realising I was still…

Keep Going

Even in prison, Paul still used his time to preach the Gospel, and therefore he saw every day, as an opportunity to advance God’s Kingdom. If we were Paul and locked up in chains, could we do the same thing? It’s one thing to…

It Can Be So Easy

It’s so easy to live to only make a good impression on others or to simply please ourselves, but Paul showed us in Philippians that we need to love one another, and that means to be one in Spirit and purpose. Selfish ambitions can…

The Progress

The Good Parts Sometimes, it’s good to look back after you have achieved something because it gives us perspective on the journey ahead. The Bible talks a lot about looking forward and keeping your eyes on Jesus – faith requires us to move forward…

Thinking into reality

Sometimes it’s not enough to hear or read the Word of God, or even to know it well. We have to put it into practice – into reality – and it apply to our lives. “Fix your thoughts on what is true, and honorable,…

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