Category: Philippians 2 study

Thirty Days in 1 John 3 for Busy, Busy Mamas, Day 11: Know

John speaks a lot about knowing in the book of 1 John! It makes sense for him to speak of knowing and what we can know as he seeks to warn his readers of the false teachers who would like to lead them astray. In this short letter of only 115 verses, John speaks of knowing 37 times! He uses two different Greek words for knowing. We’re going to take a few minutes to look at those […]

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Thirty (One) Days in Philippians 2 for Busy, Busy Mamas, Day 31: More Study Ideas!

For those of you who didn’t join our study on Philippians 2, this is our last study post, and then we’ll be back on our regular twice-a-week posting schedule! Thanks for your patience! I love doing our 30-Days studies together (even if it means literally falling asleep over the computer several nights this past month!). It’s exciting to see how much is right there in the text when we start digging […]

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Thirty Days in Philippians 2 for Busy, Busy Mamas, Day 30: Paraphrase and Personalize, plus a Giveaway!

Today is our last day studying Philippians 2 together. 🙁  It’s time to put what we’ve learned into action.  Assignment: Pray that God will work in you to will and to do His good pleasure — giving you understanding, a desire to obey, and the power to do what He has called us to do. To finish up our study, let’s write a personalized paraphrase of a portion of Philippians 2. Read Philippians […]

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Thirty Days in Philippians 2 for Busy, Busy Mamas, Day 2: Context

When we receive a letter (or read an email) from someone we love, we read the entire letter. We might initially skim its pages, looking for particular bits of news or endearing passages, but we will always go back and carefully read the entire letter to savor all its news. We don’t just open a letter, pick a few random paragraphs to read, and then set it aside. We don’t […]

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Thirty Days in Philippians 2 for Busy, Busy Mamas, Day 1: Background

Today we start a new 30-day study together! I’m excited! We are going to spend this month of November studying the second chapter of Philippians. This letter to the Philippians is rich with lessons for all of us! With the Holy Spirit’s help, I believe we will be different people by the time we finish this study together! Even though we will be focusing most of our study on chapter […]

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One Thing Is Necessary

I can identify with Martha. How about you? Take a minute to read this short account of Martha and her sister from Luke 10:38-42.  Now as they went on their way, Jesus entered a village. And a woman named Martha welcomed him into her house. And she had a sister called Mary, who sat at the Lord’s feet and listened to his teaching. But Martha was distracted with much serving. And she went up to him […]

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