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Read Philippians 3:17-4:1


Wednesday

Read Philippians 3:17-4:1

17 Keep on imitating me, my brothers and sisters. Pay attention to those who follow the right example that we have set for you. 18I have told you this many times before, and now I repeat it with tears: there are many whose lives make them enemies of Christ’s death on the cross. 19They are going to end up in hell, because their god is their bodily desires. They are proud of what they should be ashamed of, and they think only of things that belong to this world. 20We, however, are citizens of heaven, and we eagerly wait for our Saviour, the Lord Jesus Christ, to come from heaven. 21He will change our weak mortal bodies and make them like his own glorious body, using that power by which he is able to bring all things under his rule.
4  So then, my brothers and sisters, how dear you are to me and how I miss you! How happy you make me, and how proud I am of you! This then, dear brothers and sisters, is how you should stand firm in your life in the Lord.

 Think

Paul offers the Philippians a harsh challenge - live as friends of Christ; not his enemies (Philippians 3:18-19).
How are we governed by our 'bodily desires' how do we subject our selves to Jesus?

Pray

"...there are many whose lives make them enemies of Christ’s death on the cross."
- Philippians 3:18
Pray this verse asking God to help you follow Christ's example.

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