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Powered by 4 - August 25, 2011

  • 2011 Aug 25
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Be a Copycat

today's reading.
Philippians 2:1-11    So if there is any encouragement in Christ, any comfort from love, any participation in the Spirit, any affection and sympathy...

think about it.
What attitudes are we to cultivate (2:1-4)? What are the keys to "having the mind of Christ" (2:5-10)? How would these attitudes affect your relationships with others?

the blog.
Although Paul wasn't familiar with the word "copycat," that's pretty much the charge he gives us in Philippians 2:1-11. Simply put, our directive and goal should be to model Christ in all areas, but specifically in humility. Given our human nature, being humble and responding in humility is a pretty big assignment, but definitely where we need to be at and worth every bit of effort.

When you think about being humble, what characteristics, attitudes and actions come to mind? What do you do (or have you done) to get and then maintain an attitude of humility? Tami W.

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