|Staying in the Word|
Chapter One, Lesson Five
CHALLENGING THE BRETHREN Page 2
Challenging the Brethren
V.27 ** Paul closed our study last week with the confidence that he would see the Philippians again (V.25). However, what word does he use in the beginning of our passage for today to indicate that there is something even more important to him than their upcoming reunion?
** What is it that would be more important to Paul than seeing his beloved Philippians again?
** What is the standard of lifestyle to which Paul is calling the Philippians (and us as well)?
** Understanding that Paul has already instructed the Philippians here in chapter one regarding how they are to live as Christians, what is he saying to them now?
** Paul had much to say about a worthy walk, as he wrote to several churches. Some of which, we have seen in our times of study together. Let's remind ourselves of just how important this really is today.
** Here in verse 27, what does Paul mean by our conducting our lives "worthy of the gospel of Christ"?