Blog Posts - Philippians



Improper use of Philippians 4:8. Always praiseworthy?

There is a time to be edifying and positive, and a time not to be. Sometimes the hard truth must …Continue reading →...
by Enough Light on Dec 6, 2016

Celebrate The Blessings of Contentment

The robbed that smiles, steals something from the thief. ~ William Shakespeare ~ Not that I speak in respect of want: for I have learned, in whatsoever state I am, therewith to be content. I know both how to be abased, and I know how to abound: every...
by Ann - A Friend of Jesus 2013 on Jul 22, 2016

Face the Raven

That’s just it. I didn’t get a tattoo. And it’s, it’s counting down. Rigsy Spoilers! SUMMARY Risgy (from flatline) calls up the Tardis with an emergency. He has a tattoo on the back of his neck and he doesn’t know how he got...
by Searching the Scriptures on Jul 22, 2016

The Power of Self Talk

In the church world we always talk about being careful with our speech when talking to others but what about when we are talking to or about ourselves? This is something that I have been thinking about for a while. I don’t always talk about myself...
by Searching the Scriptures on Jun 24, 2016

Searching Through Observation

AKA What it Says Now it’s time to crack open your Bible. The first step in searching the Scriptures is observing what the text says. This is important as it helps you keep Scripture in context, not only the context of the surrounding verses but als...
by Searching the Scriptures on Jun 23, 2016

Searching Through Application

When we started this I mentioned that the goal of Bible study is not about gaining knowledge but about transforming your heart. To do this you must take all that you have observed (what it says) and all that you have interpreted (what it means) and a...
by Searching the Scriptures on May 30, 2016

Searching the Scriptures: Searching Through Application

AKA How It Applies When we started this I mentioned that the goal of Bible study is not about gaining knowledge but about transforming your heart. To do this you must take all that you have observed (what it says) and all that you have interpreted (w...
by Searching the Scriptures on May 30, 2016

Searching Through Interpretation

AKA What It Means Find out what the Bible sets the stage for find out what it means. Searching through interpretation is where you go below the surface. The resources I talked about earlier can be utilized here. However, you don’t have to use each...
by Searching the Scriptures on May 27, 2016

IF IT WALKS LIKE A DUCK

  The title was “Reptiles”. The second title was “Birds”. These were the first  simple reader books our preschooler was able to read independently. We should have seen it coming then. We should have really seen it… C...
by Let There Be Pets on May 13, 2016

Pressing forward…

Today I was reading over some of my favorite passages in scripture and came across Paul’s reminder; “Forget what lies behind and reach forward to what lies ahead.”  These scripture verses in Philippians 3:12-16, really spoke to me today an...
by Putting My Feet in the Dirt on Mar 20, 2016

Pressing forward…

Today I was reading over some of my favorite passages in scripture and came across Paul’s reminder; “Forget what lies behind and reach forward to what lies ahead.”  These scripture verses in Philippians 3:12-16, really spoke to me today an...
by Putting My Feet in the Dirt on Mar 20, 2016

on being ordinary: Philippians 3

Philippians 3. The other night I drove over the Brooklyn bridge, heading for Manhattan. I was tired. It was late. I reached the bridge and on my left saw a watertower of many colors rise up out of the darkness. I … Continue reading →...
by a chapter a day on Mar 19, 2016

IWSG Encouragement

A word of encouragement during a failure is worth more than an hour of praise after success. ~ Unknown Author ~ I can do all things through Christ which strengtheneth me. ~ Philippians 4:13 ~ Hello friends. (smile) Welcome IWSG March co-hosts. Encour...
by Ann - A Friend of Jesus 2013 on Mar 2, 2016

on forgiving (again, and again, and again): Philippians 2

Have you ever had a hater? I have and it’s dreadful. You’re pretty much helpless. You can’t change their minds. And you know they’re going around badmouthing you. And sometimes we can’t avoid our haters. What if the pers...
by a chapter a day on Feb 24, 2016

MASTERPIECE

In my late teens I suddenly developed a love for drawing. I preferred drawing with charcoal. One reason being that when I made a wrong stroke of the pencil I could simply smear, fade, and… Continue Reading… The post MASTERPIECE appeared first...
by Let There Be Pets on Feb 24, 2016

COFFEE DRINKING COYOTES

There he sat…leisurely basking in the sun in the middle of his prey. The turkeys grazing in the field next to our house is not an uncommon occurrence. So as I drove past the field leaving my house the… Continue Reading… The post COF...
by Let There Be Pets on Feb 10, 2016

God’s Selection of Israel (Romans 9:1-13)

I am telling the truth in Christ, I am not lying, my conscience testifies with me in the Holy Spirit, that I have great sorrow and unceasing grief in my heart. For I could wish that I myself were accursed, separated from Christ for the sake of my bre...
by Searching the Scriptures on Jan 18, 2016

Celebrate Faith and Contentment

In the middle of every difficulty lies opportunity. ~ Albert Einstein ~ Not that I speak in respect of want: for I have learned, in whatsoever state I am, therewith to be content. I know both how to be abased, and I know how to abound: every where an...
by Ann - A Friend of Jesus 2013 on Jan 8, 2016

When We Allow Ourselves to Focus On the Negative We Remove Ourselves From the Peace of God.

Finally, brothers and sisters, whatever is true, whatever is noble, whatever is right, whatever is pure, whatever is lovely, whatever is admirable—if anything is excellent or praiseworthy—think about such things. Whatever you have learned or rece...
by The Good Life on Jan 5, 2016

Breaking News: EX Factor Philippines Season 143 Coming Soon

Quezon City, Philippines – Ang nangungunang palabas sa buong kasaysayan ng reality show ay patuloy na eere sa inyong mga telebisyon. Katatapos lang ng EX Factor Philippines Season 142 noong … Continue reading →...
by Doctor Eamer's Blog on Nov 22, 2015


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