Topic: Philippians Passage: Philippians 4:1–4:1
The words of Philippians 4:1 are a glorious bridge between the chapter just ended, with its great doctrinal statements, and the intensely practical chapter that is coming. They sum up the preceding doctrines in one practical issue. Because of what Jesus Christ has done for us—because of His life, death, and resurrection, and the resulting victory over sin and the devil—we are now to stand fast in Him. United as God’s soldiers against a spiritually hostile environment.
• Stand firm on the Lord
• What are our victories in Christ?
• The living Christ
• God will reveal His will to you
1. Jesus promised to reveal His will
2. Jesus gives us a rule of conduct