The Christians in Philippi are urged to live together in unity as God’s people in order to commend the message the gospel to those around them. This is best achieved through humility.
Paul begins his letter to the church in Philippi with great thankfulness for their partnership in the gospel.
As we commence a new year of ministries we take time to consider who we are as God’s people, the church.
Jesus’ teaching, as well as the person of Jesus himself, helps us to better understand what it means to be human.
The consistent message of the Bible is that God’s response to sin is mercy and grace. This is seen most clearly in the death and resurrection of his Son, Jesus Christ. This must shape our own response to sin.