Archive for July, 2014

Paul’s joy that Christ is preached

July 31st, 2014

Today in my devotions I looked at Philippians 1:12-19. Apparently I missed a section the other day without realising! The title of this section in the NLT is “Paul’s joy that Christ is preached”. Verses 12-14 read, “And I want you to know, my dear brothers and sisters, that everything that has happened to me […]

Live as citizens of heaven

July 30th, 2014

Today’s reading comes from Philippians 1:27-30. It is titled, “Live as citizens of heaven”. Verse 27 says, “Above all, you must live as citizens of heaven, conducting yourselves in a manner worthy of the Good News about Christ. Then, whether I come and see you again or only hear about you, I will know that […]

Paul’s life for Christ

July 29th, 2014

Today’s reading comes from Philippians 1:20-26. It is titled, “Paul’s life for Christ”. Verses 21-24 explains Paul’s heart. They gives us a glimpse of his priorities…. “For to me, living means living for Christ, and dying is even better. But if I live, I can do more fruitful work for Christ. So I really don’t […]

Paul’s thanksgiving and prayer

July 28th, 2014

For my devotions I am moving on to the Book of Philippians. This is one of the letters Paul wrote to the churches while he was in prison in Rome. The first reading comes from Philippians 1:3-11. This section is titled, “Paul’s thanksgiving and prayer”. In this section two main things stood out for me. […]

What are you living for?

July 27th, 2014

I watched this short video from Francis Chan just now. I thought it was worth sharing and reflecting on… [youtube]