More Love to Thee, O Christ!

I recently preached a three part mini-series on “Christ-Centered Sanctification.” The burden of the series is that conservative-minded Christians might retain a zeal for growth, or progress in the Christian life, but lose their love for Jesus. Without love...

Devotional Reflections on Philippians 2:7

Here is a journal entry I came across recently. I think it might open up the magnitude of Christ’s humility to us a little bit more. What does it mean that “He made Himself of no reputation?” He took on the flesh of Abraham and David, dirty...

More Exposition of Philippians 2:6

Another reason why Philippians 2:6 is difficult is the following statement: “He thought it not robbery to be equal with God.” This is a statement that somehow manages to mean nothing, or almost nothing, to many believers. Here are two facts about...

Christmas Meditation

Philippians 2:6-7 “Being in the form of God, he thought it not robbery to be equal with God, but made himself of no reputation.” We’ve been discussing Philippians 2:6 on Sunday Evenings, and it is one of the most difficult verses I’ve ever had...

How to Know if You’re Filled with the Spirit

Donald Macleod shows what the acid test is. It is the perfect antidote to all the silly thinking about what the spirit-filled life looks like. The great overall result of being filled with the Spirit is that we submit to one another (Ephesians 5:21). The context also...