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Philippians 4:1-3 | Stand Firm


Stand Firm


Philippians 4:1-3

Key Verse 4:1


“Therefore, my brothers, you whom I love and long for, my joy and crown, that is how you should stand firm in the Lord, dear friends!”


Whatever the past may have been, Paul didn’t dwell on it, but he rather pressed on for what lay ahead in life for him. He tells us that God had promised us all that same prize if we hope and press on with him— to be Christ-like now and in the end. He encourages us to embrace the cross of Jesus and to live as those whose citizenship is not of this world but of heaven as we await the Savior’s return. Let me repeat the exact words he said: “Join with others in following my example, brothers, and take note of those who live Read the rest

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