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Philippians 2v1-11 - Imitating the humility of Christ

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How can we learn to live together with others? By first learning from the example and achievement of Jesus Christ. His self-giving in his condescension to the earth, the cross and the grave show the way: the way up, surprisingly, is by first going down, down, down.

Passages:Philippians 2:1-11
Date:November 20, 2011
Series & Preacher:Philippians - Homa Bay Schools Conference 2011, David Anderson (None)
Tags:deity of christ, humility, imitating Christ, philippians, servanthood
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Philippians 2:1-11

1If there be therefore any consolation in Christ, if any comfort of love, if any fellowship of the Spirit, if any bowels and mercies, 2Fulfil ye my joy, that ye be likeminded, having the same love, being of one accord, of one mind. 3Let nothing be done through strife or vainglory; but in lowliness of mind let each esteem other better than themselves. 4Look not every man on his own things, but every man also on the things of others. 5Let this mind be in you, which was also in Christ Jesus: 6Who, being in the form of God, thought it not robbery to be equal with God: 7But made himself of no reputation, and took upon him the form of a servant, and was made in the likeness of men: 8And being found in fashion as a man, he humbled himself, and became obedient unto death, even the death of the cross. 9Wherefore God also hath highly exalted him, and given him a name which is above every name: 10That at the name of Jesus every knee should bow, of things in heaven, and things in earth, and things under the earth; 11And that every tongue should confess that Jesus Christ is Lord, to the glory of God the Father. (KJV)

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