August 16, 2020

Studies in Philippians “Assured in Salvation to Grow in Salvation”

Passage: Philippians 1:1-11

Bible Text: Philippians 1:1-11 | Speaker: Pastor Peter Kenniphaas | Series: Studies in Philippians | The Apostle Paul writes a message of encouragement to the Philippian church urging them to grow and abound in love, and to apply that love to every life situation. This challenge towards Christian growth reminds us that we have not yet become all that God intends for us as His people. To be challenged towards growth can be threatening to or self-worth and to our deep need for acceptance and affirmation. This is why this letter opens with a powerful word of affirmation, that God who began a good work in us will bring it to completion. Being secure in our relationship with God enables us to deal with our flaws and short-comings.