Emulating the Example of Christ’s Humility (Philippians 2:5-8)

Emulating the Example of Christ’s Humility (Philippians 2:5-8)

Main idea: If we are to be united for Christ, then, in union with Christ, we must emulate the humility of Christ.


  1. The example of Christ’s humility (Philippians 2:6-8)
    • The eternal Son of God (v. 6)
    • The incarnate Son of God (v. 7)
    • The crucified Son of God (v. 8)
  2. The emulation of Christ’s humility
    • Humbly commit to a local church
    • Humbly serve those whom you find most difficult to love

Secondary sources cited:

  • Matthew S. Harmon, Philippians: A Mentor Commentary (Fearn, Ross-shire: Christian Focus, 2015).
  • George H. Guthrie, Philippians, ZECNT (Grand Rapids: Zondervan, 2023).
  • Donald Macleod, The Person of Christ, CCT (Downers Grove: IVP, 1998).
  • Dennis E. Johnson, Philippians, REC (Phillipsburg: P&R Publishing, 2013).
  • L. H. G. Greenwood, Cicero: The Verrine Orations, Volume II, LCL 293 (Cambridge: Harvard University Press; London: Heinemann, 1953).
  • Kyle Strobel and Jamin Goggin, The Way of the Dragon or the Way of the Lamb: Searching for Jesus’ Path of Power in a Church That Has Abandoned It (Nashville: Nelson Books, 2017).

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