Gospel Unity for Gospel Citizens (Philippians 1:27-2:4)

Gospel Unity for Gospel Citizens (Philippians 1:27-2:4)

Main idea: Gospel citizens must be gospel unified.

Outline:

  1. Why does gospel unity matter? (Philippians 1:27-30)
    • Gospel unity matters because it keeps the church focused on her gospel mission (v. 27)
    • Gospel unity matters because it keeps the church firm in the face of gospel opposition (vv. 28-30)
  2. Where does gospel unity come from? (Philippians 2:1-2)
  3. What does gospel unity cost us? (Philippians 2:3-4)

Secondary sources cited:

  • C. S. Lewis, The Screwtape Letters (PDF).
  • Dennis E. Johnson, Philippians, REC (Phillipsburg: P&R Publishing, 2013).
  • D. A. Carson, Basics for Believers: An Exposition of Philippians (Grand Rapids: Baker Books, 1996).
  • Matthew S. Harmon, Philippians: A Mentor Commentary (Fearn, Ross-shire: Christian Focus, 2015).

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