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Humbled and Exalted - Article
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Mark D. Rasche, B.S. - ... obedient unto death, even the death of the cross" (Philippians 2:8). One of the most difficult challenges in Scripture is found in Paul's exhortation to adopt the same humble attitude as Christ, who before going to Calvary, "made...
Be Content - Article
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Henry Morris III, D.Min. - ... in whatsoever state I am, therewith to be content." (Philippians 4:11) The English word "content" can bring up thoughts of indifference and mild temperament. Modern usage tends to give "content" a negative...
Rejoice in the Lord Always - Article
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David Woetzel, B.S. - ... in the Lord alway: and again I say, Rejoice" (Philippians 4:4). Here is a verse that is often glibly quoted, yet seldom fully applied. It rolls off the tongue easily during sunny days of ease, but is a tremendous challenge to live...
Contentment - Article
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John D. Morris, Ph.D. - need according to His riches in glory by Christ Jesus” (Philippians 4:19) and even promises that He may reward diligence and hard work, as well as generosity, with financial gain. But there are many more Scriptural passages which warn against...
Godly Contentment - Article
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Mark D. Rasche, B.S. - ... "whatsoever state I am, therewith to be content" (Philippians 4:11). The things of this world offer no lasting contentment whatsoever. After all, when all is said and done, "we brought nothing into this world, and it is certain we...
The Grace Of Being Content - Article
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Henry Morris, Ph.D. - ... in whatsoever state I am, therewith to be content” (Philippians 4:11). God has promised to supply all our needs (Philippians 4:19), if we are faithful stewards of what He has entrusted to us. Therefore, God’s word commands:...
To Be Content - Article
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John D. Morris, Ph.D. - ... in whatsoever state I am, therewith to be content” (Philippians 4:11). This verse, without its context, might seem to come from a busy ICR scientist trying to keep up with his speaking schedule, but it is, of course, conveying a...
What Paul Knew - Article
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Henry Morris, Ph.D. - I know both how to be abased, and I know how to abound” (Philippians 4:11,12). Whatever life might bring, it could never shake his certainty of the life to come. “For we know that if our earthly house of this tabernacle were dissolved, we...
Prosperity Versus Contentment - Article
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Henry Morris, Ph.D. - ... and to be hungry, both to abound and to suffer need” (Philippians 4:11,12). In the context of our key verse above, the Apostle Paul has actually been warning young Pastor Timothy against the influence of those who suppose, among other...
The Pleasure Of The Lord - Article
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Henry Morris, Ph.D. - ... in you both to will and to do of His good pleasure” (Philippians 2:13). We know that “the LORD taketh pleasure in them that fear Him” (Psalm 147:11), and we rejoice with thanksgiving!...
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