If discernment is knowledge filtered, then it is highly needed in a time where there is so much information available. Discernment is what every Christian is called to practice, according to Philippians 1:9. This article discusses three pitfalls Christian fall into when they do not practice discernment.
This article considers three reasons why the believer can look upon the prospect of death with joy and anticipation, as Paul did in Philippians 1:23: it will be the end of limited knowledge, the end of sin, and bring more of Christ to the believer.
This article presents a critique of Robert Peterson who defends the traditional interpretation of eternal torment against the challenge posed by annihilationism. The author critically examines key features of Peterson’s case and suggest that it has some major shortcomings and is ultimately unsuccessful. Annihilationists admit that the Bible teaches eternal punishment. They differ with the more traditional view of what this punishment entails.
This article considers the role of women in the church and in particular the church in Philippi. Women played prominent roles in the development of this congregation that the apostle Paul commended for their partnership in the gospel (Philippians 1:5). The author seeks to explore the question of the nature of women’s “partnership in the gospel," by probing the narrative of Acts 16:12-40.
In this article Harvey makes a distinction between the "with Christ" and "in Christ" motifs as used by the apostle Paul. In studies when the "with Christ" concept is addressed, it is frequently associated with Paul's eschatology. This essay wants to examine the available data and reach some conclusions about how Paul uses the phrase.
In this chapter Hughes comments on Philippians 1:9-11. The main focus of these verses is Paul’s prayer for the believers in Philippi. Paul informs his readers how and what he prayed for them.
This is a Bible Study on Philippians 1:27-30.
This is a Bible Study on Philippians 1:12-26.
This is a Bible Study on Philippians 1:1-11.