- 1 What does Paul mean when he says God will complete the good work he began in them?
- 2 What does Philippians 1/5 mean?
- 3 What does Philippians chapter 1 mean?
- 4 What does God expect from us scripture?
- 5 What God started he will finish?
- 6 What God started he will bring to completion?
- 7 What is the main message of Philippians?
- 8 What is the fruit of righteousness in Philippians 1?
- 9 What does Philippians 4 13 mean?
- 10 Why does God want us to obey?
- 11 Does God want us to live life to the fullest?
- 12 How does Jesus want us to pray?
What does Paul mean when he says God will complete the good work he began in them?
Paul is encouraging the Philippians by telling them how much he prays for them (Phil 1:3-5) and is now telling them of his confidence in not only their perseverance but in their sanctification. This verse speaks to the process by which we are made like Christ.
What does Philippians 1/5 mean?
Philippians 1:5, NIV: “because of your partnership in the gospel from the first day until now,” Philippians 1:5, ESV: “because of your partnership in the gospel from the first day until now.” Philippians 1:5, KJV: “For your fellowship in the gospel from the first day until now;”
What does Philippians chapter 1 mean?
Paul begins Philippians Chapter 1 by thanking God for the people to whom he is writing. His prayer centers on the notion that there is a partnership between the followers of God and Christ. He wished they would all share in the grace of God and that they would learn more and more about their faith.
What does God expect from us scripture?
He does expect us to love God with all our heart, soul, strength and mind. God expects us to accept His Son, the Lord Jesus Christ, as our Savior. He expects us to give our lives to Him, and in so doing, develop the character of Christ. God wants us to become more like Christ.
What God started he will finish?
(Philippians 1:6), And I am certain that God, who began the good work within you, will continue his work until it is finally finished on the day when Christ Jesus returns.
What God started he will bring to completion?
Philippians 1:6; “being confident of this, that He who began a good work in you will carry it on to completion until the day of Christ Jesus.” “I believe you God!
What is the main message of Philippians?
To deal with these problems, Paul designed this epistle as a guide for ordinary living. It faces the normal problems a Christian has, and proclaims the victory which a Christian can appropriate in overcoming these problems. The recurring theme, running throughout the letter, is that of joy and rejoicing.
What is the fruit of righteousness in Philippians 1?
1. Paul’s prayer finishes with the end result. That all the believers would be filled with the fruit of righteousness, that “fruit” being all of the character traits flowing from a right relationship with God.
What does Philippians 4 13 mean?
In this biblical context it seems that Paul means that he can endure all things, good or bad, through Christ. The context of the passage suggest the “do all things” is not achieve all things, but endure all things with contentment.
Why does God want us to obey?
Why is that? One answer is that God is calling us to obedience and relationship with him through obedience. By obeying his call to take care of this earth we learn more about him and can grow in understanding of his heart and desires for our lives. Obedience also leads to personal growth.
Does God want us to live life to the fullest?
“Life to the fullest” is God’s gift to us, free and unconditional.
How does Jesus want us to pray?
He cherishes us over all His creation. He is our Dad and He cares for our every need and circumstance. Next Jesus says we should pray “hallowed be your name.” This is essentially a declaration of praise to God for His perfect nature. It is an acknowledgement that His name is worthy to be set apart as Holy.