Category Archives: Philippians

Take Hold

Jesus took hold of us to accomplish his goal in us, yet also to do so as we live as his followers in this world. The idea of taking hold of that for which Jesus takes hold of me also … Continue reading

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Me or We

When we put ourselves ahead of others, we make wrong choices. The mind of Christ, in contrast to our selfishness, is to value others above ourselves. Now, more than ever, we need to follow Jesus in serving and loving our … Continue reading

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Guatemala I: Press On In Hope

When you come through trial and struggle and tragedy, one of the most important commitments is to carry on, move on, and press on toward the hope of the future. If you can do this, you will overcome the past … Continue reading

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Rejoicer

If you rejoice in circumstances and then choose only the glass-half-full moments to rejoice in, you are missing out on the comfort and strength and hope which comes from rejoicing in the ever-present Lord Almighty who carries us and supports … Continue reading

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Everything Over Anything

As far as it depends on you, let go of the anythings you are holding on to. Surrender them to the God who controls everything. Cast your anxieties upon the Lord, because he cares for you. Then God’s transcendent peace … Continue reading

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