Studies in Philippians: Partners in the Gospel

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Digging Deeper into Philippians 2:19-30

  1. Let’s discuss the two principles that Tony pulled from Paul’s relationship with Timothy and Epaphroditus. Dialogue as to how these transfer to our daily lives.
    1. Principle #1. Seek the Interests of Christ rather than your own interests.
    2. Principle #2. Risk your life to serve others.
  2. Compare Paul’s attitude about his potential death (Philippians 1: 20-24) with his attitude about Epaphroditus’ near-death experience (Philippians 2: 25-30). How does Paul’s teaching on death in 1 Corinthians 15: 24-26 and 15: 54-58 inform this discussion?

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