Rejecting Legalism by Rejoicing in the Risen Lord (Philippians 3:1-11)

Rejecting Legalism by Rejoicing in the Risen Lord (Philippians 3:1-11)

Main idea: The church’s safeguard against the divisive dangers of legalism is her unifying joy in the supremacy of Jesus.

Outline:

  1. Paul’s exhortation: embrace the safeguard of joy (Philippians 3:1-3)
  2. Paul’s example: experiencing the supremacy of Jesus (Philippians 3:4-11)

Secondary sources cited:

  • George H. Guthrie, Philippians, ZECNT (Grand Rapids: Zondervan, 2023).
  • Gerald F. Hawthorne, Philippians, WBC (Waco: Word, 1983).
  • Dane Ortlund, Surprised by Jesus: Subversive Grace in the Four Gospels (Leyland: Evangelical Press, 2021).
  • Matthew Harmon, Philippians: A Mentor Commentary (Fearn: Christian Focus, 2015).
  • (Song) Graham Kendrick, “Knowing You (All I Once Held Dear),” 1993.

Order of Service (June 16, 2024)