Reblog from one year ago. Whatever happens — this year, impeachment happened, Covid-19 happened, racial unrest reignited (it had been smoldering for quite some time), the political divisions widened — conduct yourselves in a manner worthy of the Gospel of Christ. How are we doing?
My Musings – How does one go about living a life worthy of the Gospel when we are so unworthy? The secret is contained in the last part of the first chapter of Philippians and the first part of the second chapter. Living a worthy life is all about humble conduct. Attitude drives conduct and humility drives exaltation.
“Your attitude should be the same as that of Christ Jesus.” (Philippians 2:5, NIV 1984).
Jesus has the very nature of God. And we are united with Christ.
He took the nature of a servant. So we look to the interests of others.
He humbly obeyed His Father. So, in humility we consider others better than ourselves.
God exalted Jesus to the highest place. And made us shine like stars.
So what does it look like? Encouragement from being united with Christ. Comfort from his love. Fellowship with the Spirit…
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