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Servant and Saints (Part 1)
Bible Text: Philippians 1:1-2 | Preacher: Pastor Joe Ricchuiti | Series: Philippians, Servant and Saints
1. The church at Philippi was established by Paul on his Second Missionary Journey
(Acts 16:6-40) in about 51 A.D.
2. Some major themes of the book are:
-the possibility of living with joy in spite of difficult circumstances, people, things, the past, or worry.
-the necessity of thinking spiritually, Christianly: the way we live reflects what it is that occupies our thinking. Paul could have joy in the midst of trials because his thinking was consumed by Jesus Christ.
-the necessity of humility in our attitudes and actions towards others, deferring to others, not demanding our way
-we are primarily citizens of Heaven and should live as such.