What’s your passion? I am passionate about many things in life, my family, photography, and various other things. But how passionate are we about Christ?
It does not take much reading of Paul’s letters to recognize that the gospel is the singular passion of his life; that passion is the glue that in particular holds this letter together. By “the gospel,” especially in Philippians, Paul refers primarily neither to a body of teaching nor to proclamation. Above all, the gospel has to do with Christ, both his person and his work. Paul’s Letter to the Philippians p82, Gordon Fee
Are we too diversified in our passion for life? Should we strive to have a singular passion? Or was Paul one of a kind?
GoogleBooks has what appears to be the complete new release of The Pillar Philippians Commentary by G. Walter Hansen published 2009. Go and check it out. Thanks to Nijay Gupta for pointing it out.
Tonight I kick off my series on the book of Philippians. I always feel like I have not done enough research when preparing sermons such as these. Please keep me in your prayers today as I hope to have done my best, in prayer, study, and allowing the Holy Spirit to lead me.
What would we do with out new books? I was blessed the other day by a friend, and was given some cash as a gift. All gift money is typically spent on books or bibles, unless I am saving for something specific. Whenever I have cash for books I always spend it at my local bookstore, I need them to stay in business and for that to happen we need to buy books from them. I purchased the following books:
I was just asked by my Senior Pastor to start working on a series of sermons on any NT book that I am interested in. So I have chosen to preach/teach out of Philippians. Now I have justification (as if I needed it) to purchase Gordon Fee’s Philippians commentary.