Saturday, January 09, 2010

Jesus in Philippians

Here is what I feasted on this morning. These 50 references to my Savior in Philippians:

1:1 – Paul and Timothy are servants of Jesus
1:1 – The saints are in Jesus
1:2 – Grace and Peace are from Jesus
1:6 – God will complete the work He started in us at the day of Jesus
1:8 – Paul yearns for the Philippians with the affections of Jesus
1:10 – Paul prays for them to be pure and blameless for the day of Jesus
1:11 – Righteousness comes through Jesus
1:13 – Paul’s imprisonment is for Jesus
1:15 – Some preach Jesus with impure motives
1:17 – They preach Jesus out of rivalry
1:18 – Paul rejoices that Jesus is proclaimed
1:19 – The Spirit of Jesus will help Paul
1:20 – Paul wants Jesus to be honored in his body
1:21 – For Paul, to live is Jesus
1:23 – To be with Jesus is far better than living on earth
1:26 – Paul wants them to glory in Jesus
1:27 – We are to live worthy of the gospel of Jesus
1:29 – We suffer for the sake of Jesus
2:1 – Encouragement comes from Jesus
2:5 – We are commanded to have the mind of Jesus
2:6 – Jesus did not count equality with God a thing to be grasped
2:7 – Jesus made Himself nothing, being born as a servant
2:8 – Jesus humbled Himself and was obedient to death on the cross
2:9 – Jesus has the name above every name
2:10 – At the name of Jesus, every knee will bow
2:11 – Every tongue will confess that Jesus is Lord
2:16 – Paul looks toward the day of Jesus
2:17 – Paul hopes in Jesus to send Timothy
2:21 – Most people do not seek to glorify Jesus
2:30 – Epaphroditus risked his life for the work of Jesus
3:3 – We are to glory in Jesus
3:7 – Paul counts everything as loss for the sake of Jesus
3:8 – Paul counts everything as loss because of the surpassing worth of Jesus
3:8 – All must be rubbish in order to gain Jesus
3:9 – Righteousness comes through faith in Jesus
3:10 – Paul wants to know Jesus
3:11 – Jesus has made Paul His own
3:14 – Paul presses toward the call of God in Jesus
3:18 – Some walk as enemies of the cross of Jesus
3:20 – Jesus is the Lord and Savior, whom we wait for
3:21 – Jesus will transform our bodies by the power that enables Him to subject all things to himself
4:1 – We are to stand firm in the Lord Jesus
4:2 – We are to agree in the Lord Jesus
4:4 – We are to rejoice in the Lord Jesus
4:5 – The Lord Jesus is at hand
4:7 – God’s peace will guard our hearts in Jesus
4:13 – Paul can do all things through Jesus
4:19 – God will supply all needs according to His riches in Jesus
4:21 – The sains are in Jesus
4:23 – Paul prays that the grace of Jesus will be with the Philippians

1 comment:

BoldLion said...

Wow! That is a lot of them! Thank you for sharing this with us. I am looking forward to this book of the Bible with the wonderful Church family.

We all know that Paul is so thankful for Christ Jesus in every way. Also Paul would boast every thing about Christ and not about himself.

Hungry to eat His Word,
'Guerite ~ BoldLion