June 25 Philippians 4:14-23

June 25 Philippians 4:14-23 (ESV) 14 Yet it was kind of you to share [1] my trouble. 15 And you Philippians yourselves know that in the beginning of the gospel, when I left Macedonia, no church entered into partnership with me in giving and receiving, except you only. 16 Even in Thessalonica you sent me help for my needs once and again. 17 Not that … More June 25 Philippians 4:14-23

Spurgeon: Contentment is one of the flowers of heaven

“I have learned, in whatsoever state I am, therewith to be content. Philippians 4:11 C.H. Spurgeon comments in “Morning and Evening, (Feb 16)” THESE words show us that contentment is not a natural propensity of man. “Ill weeds grow apace.” Covetousness, discontent, and murmuring, are as natural to man as thorns are to the soil. … More Spurgeon: Contentment is one of the flowers of heaven

Paul: “…but in everything by prayer…”

Yesterday, we saw Hezekiah’s wonderful pattern of prayer in 2 Kings 18. Today in Philippians, we have more encouragement to pray “in everything,” Do not be anxious about anything, but in everything by prayer and supplication with thanksgiving let your requests be made known to God.  And the peace of God, which surpasses all understanding, … More Paul: “…but in everything by prayer…”

June 23 Philippians 4:1-7

June 23 Philippians 4:1-7 (ESV) Exhortation, Encouragement, and Prayer 2 I entreat Euodia and I entreat Syntyche to agree in the Lord. 3 Yes, I ask you also, true companion, [2] help these women, who have labored side by side with me in the gospel together with Clement and the rest of my fellow workers, whose names are in the … More June 23 Philippians 4:1-7