Introduction

Introduction

This Philippians devotional is designed to help you common with God daily through a systematic intake of God’s Word. The S.O.A.P. method is utilised to help you meaningfully engage with and profitably benefit from God’s Word. Please feel free to utilise...

About the Book

Paul wrote to the members of the church at Philippi to thank them for their support and prayers, and to give updates on the welfare of Epaphroditus, Timothy, and himself. Philippians is a letter of thanks and updates. It is also written to encourage the church...

The Context

By the time Paul writes Philippians, the events recorded in the book of Acts have all come to pass. Of course, that means that the Messiah has come—living righteously, dying sacrificially, and rising victoriously. He has sent his followers into the world to proclaim...

The Background

Paul had a long history with the Philippian Christians, beginning with the conversion of Lydia’s family, a demon-possessed girl, and the Philippian jailer (Acts 16:14-40). Paul returned to Philippi at least twice, but mutual care and communication between the apostle...

Glossary

Christ: Transliteration of the Greek for “anointed one” (equivalent to Hebrew Messiah). The term is used throughout the NT as a title for Jesus, indicating his role as Messiah and Saviour. Circumcision: The ritual practice of removing the foreskin of an individual,...

S.O.A.P. Tool

SCRIPTURE Take time to meditate on the Scriptures for the day. • Read the assigned Scriptures for the day. • Meditate on the Scriptures for the day. OBSERVATION What do you see in the passage? What speaks to you? • What do you observe from your reading of the...