Tag Archives: Philippians

October 8 – Don’t Just Look for the Helpers, Be One

Isaiah 30-31 Philippians 4 “Brothers and sisters, think about the things that are good and worthy of praise. Think about the things that are true and honorable and right and pure and beautiful and respected. Do what you learned and … Continue reading

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October 7 – Forgetting the Past, Heading Toward God’s Plan

Isaiah 28-29 Philippians 3 “I do not mean that I am already as God wants me to be. I have not yet reached that goal, but I continue trying to reach it and to make it mine. Christ wants me … Continue reading

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October 6 – The Destruction of Social Media

Isaiah 26-27 Philippians 2 “Do everything without complaining or arguing. Then you will be innocent and without any wrong. You will be God’s children without fault. But you are living with crooked and mean people all around you, among whom … Continue reading

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December 28 – Breaking the Rules of the World

Luke 3:21-38; Ezekiel 42-43; Isaiah 63 Popularity can be a fickle thing. Andy Warhol once said that everyone would have 15 minutes of fame in the future, and we often use that to describe situations when someone becomes popular, only … Continue reading

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December 15 – Being Schooled in Obedience

Philippians 2:12-30; Ezekiel 21-22; Isaiah 50 Obedience Training is for the dogs…literally. If you look up obedience training in your favorite search engine, you’ll probably find pages and pages of schools for dogs, with not one on training kids or … Continue reading

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December 12 – A Partnership That Changes the World

Philippians 1:1-11; Ezekiel 18; Isaiah 47 You probably don’t recognize the names Larry Page and Sergey Brin. They met at Stanford in 1995, became good friends, and dropped out of doctoral work together. They had worked together on some different … Continue reading

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August 12 – Thoughts About the God of Love and Peace

2 Corinthians 13; 1 Chronicles 3-4; Zephaniah 1 The gospel has been misinterpreted and abused throughout history. Paul talked about those who would make the gospel a source of wealth in his letter to the Philippians. It’s been used to … Continue reading

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August 5 – Soul Food

Psalm 33:12-22; Ecclesiastes 6:1-6; Acts 7:1-8 You’ve probably heard the old saying, “A horse! A horse! My Kingdom for a horse!” as supposedly shouted by Richard III in Shakespeare’s play. It was a play on the old proverb: For want … Continue reading

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December 16 – Born to Die

Philippians 3; Ezekiel 23; Isaiah 51 How can anyone resist the scene of a little child born among the animals because there was no other room for him? The irony of wise men and shepherds worshiping a babe in the … Continue reading

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December 15 – Being the Light

Philippians 2:12-30; Ezekiel 21-22; Isaiah 50 If there is a specific company or person that you want to work for, it would be foolish to start a blog dedicated to complaints about that company or person. If you had a … Continue reading

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