Monday, March 19, 2012

God’s Wonderful Words…

 

 If there is therefore any encouragement in Christ, if any comfort of love, if any fellowship of the Spirit, if any tenderness's and mercies, 
then fulfill my joy, that you may be like-minded, having the same love, being of one accord and of one mind. 
Let nothing be done through strife or vainglory, but in lowliness of mind let each esteem others better than themselves. 
Do not let each man look upon his own things, but each man also on the things of others
For let this mind be in you which was also in Christ Jesus, 
who, being in the form of God, thought it not robbery to be equal with God,  but made Himself of no reputation, and took upon Himself the form of a servant, and was made in the likeness of men
And being found in fashion as a man, He humbled Himself and became obedient unto death, even the death of the cross. Therefore God has highly exalted Him, and has given Him a name which is above every name,  that at the name of Jesus every knee should bow, of heavenly ones, and of earthly ones, and of ones under the earth;  and that every tongue should confess that Jesus Christ is Lord, to the glory of God the Father.  Therefore, my beloved, as you have always obeyed, not as in my presence only, but now much more in my absence, cultivate your own salvation with fear and trembling. For it is God who works in you both to will and to do of His good pleasure.  Do all things without murmurings and disputing's, 
so that you may be blameless and harmless, the sons of God, without rebuke, in the midst of a crooked and perverse nation. Among these you shine as lights in the world,  holding forth the Word of Life, so that I may rejoice with you in the day of Christ, that I have not run in vain nor labored in vain.

Philippians 2:1-16

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