Phil: Paragraph 10- Meditation

Phil: Paragraph 10- Meditation

Posted by Jeremy in Meditation on 16. Jun, 2009 | 2 Comments

Meanwhile, live in such a way that you are a credit to the Message of Christ. Let nothing in your conduct hang on whether I come or not. Your conduct must be the same whether I show up to see things for myself or hear of it from a distance. Stand united, singular in vision, [...]

Phil: Paragraph 9- Study

Phil: Paragraph 9- Study

Posted by Jeremy in Study on 15. Jun, 2009 | 2 Comments

Verse 22 says, “Indeed, I am torn between two desires.” The verb synechomai, “I am torn,” serves to highlight the magnitude of Paul’s dilemma. It is a powerful word that can describe a person who is hemmed in on both sides so that he has no room to move (Luke 8:45) or a city encircled [...]

Phil: Paragraph 9- Meditation

Phil: Paragraph 9- Meditation

Posted by Jeremy in Meditation on 15. Jun, 2009 | 4 Comments

As long as I’m alive in this body, there is good work for me to do. If I had to choose right now, I hardly know which I’d choose. Hard choice! The desire to break camp here and be with Christ is powerful. Some days I can think of nothing better. But most days, because [...]

Phil: Paragraph 8- Study

Phil: Paragraph 8- Study

Posted by Jeremy in Study on 04. Jun, 2009 | No Comments

In the Rabinnical teaching style, there is a technique that is regularly used.  You see it with Jesus, Paul and every NT writer.  It’s called a Remez- basically for our purposes it means, “I’m going to use a phrase or word from the OT to help build the context of my statement.”  Many of you [...]

Phil: Paragraph 8- Meditation

Phil: Paragraph 8- Meditation

Posted by Jeremy in Meditation on 04. Jun, 2009 | 2 Comments

And I’m going to keep that celebration going because I know how it’s going to turn out. Through your faithful prayers and the generous response of the Spirit of Jesus Christ, everything he wants to do in and through me will be done. I can hardly wait to continue on my course. I don’t expect [...]