The Lord Is at Hand- Philippians 4:1-9

THE LORD IS AT HAND

Philippians 4:1-9

 

I.  BE OF THE SAME MIND (vs. 1-3)

 

a. What was the situation with Euodia and Syntyche? ________________ ___________________________________________________________ 

b. What was Paul trying to do? ________________________________________ _________________________________________________________________

         c. To whom does Paul make his appeal? __________________________

         __________________________________________________________

         d. How certain was Paul that these women were believers? __________

         __________________________________________________________

           

II. REJOICE IN THE LORD (vs. 4-7)

 

a. In what circumstances does Paul exhort the Philippian believers to rejoice? ____________________________________________________ ___________________________________________________________

b. Does this exhortation to rejoice apply to us as well?  _______________

c. What situation does Paul give the Philippians permission to worry about? ____

         d. How were the Philippians to combat the impulse to worry? __________

         ___________________________________________________________

         e. What promise is given to all who rejoice, pray with thanksgiving, and

         make our requests known to God? _______________________________

         ___________________________________________________________

 

III. MEDITATE ON THESE THINGS (vs. 8-9)

 

         a. What things does Paul say to meditate on? _______________________

         ___________________________________________________________

         b. How were the Philippians to know what the “good” things were? ____

         __________________________________________________________

         c. With what promise does Paul conclude this passage? _______________

         ___________________________________________________________

         d. What happens when we meditate on negative things?  _____________

         __________________________________________________________

 

IV. Application:  Who is responsible for working for unity in the church? _____

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