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David Thompson Sunday 16 th November Confident and Unashamed Part 2: The Mind of Christ Philippians 2.

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2 David Thompson Sunday 16 th November Confident and Unashamed Part 2: The Mind of Christ Philippians 2

3 Humility The mind of Christ… Why is humility such a big deal? What does practical humility look like?

4 The mind of Christ… Inherent Greatness Verse 6 “he was in the form of God…”

5 The mind of Christ… Inherent Greatness Preferred Servanthoo d Verse 6-7 “…though he was in the form of God, did not count equality with God a thing to be grasped, but emptied himself, by taking the form of a servant, being born in the likeness of men.”

6 The mind of Christ… Inherent Greatness Preferred Servanthoo d Wilful Submission Verse 8 “And being found in human form, he humbled himself by becoming obedient to the point of death, even death on a cross.”

7 The mind of Christ… Inherent Greatness Preferred Servanthoo d Wilful Submission Divine Vindication Verse 9-11 “Therefore God has highly exalted him and bestowed on him the name that is above every name, so that at the name of Jesus every knee should bow, in heaven and on earth and under the earth, and every tongue confess that Jesus Christ is Lord, to the glory of God the Father.”

8 The mind of Christ… Inherent Greatness Preferred Servanthoo d Wilful Submission Divine Vindication

9 Six keys of practical humility: 1 Practice submission Verse 12 “Therefore, my beloved, as you have always obeyed, so now…”

10 Six keys of practical humility: 1 Practice submission Think internal not external 2 Verse 12 “…not only as in my presence but much more in my absence, work out your salvation…”

11 Six keys of practical humility: 1 Practice submission Think internal not external Be positive 2 3 Verse 14 “Do all things without grumbling or disputing.”

12 Six keys of practical humility: 1 Practice submission Think internal not external Be positive Be blameless Verse 15 “…that you may be blameless and innocent, children of God without blemish in the midst of a crooked and twisted generation…”

13 Six keys of practical humility: 1 Practice submission Think internal not external Be positive Be blameless Submit to Scripture Verse 16 “…holding fast to the word of life…”

14 Six keys of practical humility: 1 Practice submission Think internal not external Be positive Be blameless Submit to Scripture Be a Timothy or an Epaphroditus Timothy: “concerned for their welfare” (verse 20) Epaphroditus: “longing for them all” (verse 26)

15 Six keys of practical humility: 1 Practice submission Think internal not external Be positive Be blameless Submit to Scripture Be a Timothy or an Epaphroditus Master Master key: Be like Jesus!


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