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Can You Really Do All Things Through Christ Who Strengthens You?

In his letter to the Philippians, Paul made a statement from which the title of this article is drawn. Before I answer the question “Can you really do all things through Christ who strengthens you?, let’s briefly sketch through the epistle to lay the basis for answering the question. The epistle to the Philippians is one exuding with great joy, praise and adoration. In this …

Work Out Your Own Salvation With Fear And Trembling

Therefore, my beloved, as you have always obeyed, so now, not only as in my presence but much more in my absence, work out your own salvation with fear and trembling, for it is God who works in you, both to will and to work for his good pleasure(Philippians 2:12-13). “Work out your own salvation.” That phrase appears as though Paul is admonishing the Philippians to …

Paul: The Transforming Power Of Grace

Paul, a servant of Jesus Christ, as he often introduces himself in his epistles is undoubtedly the most influential Christian leader in Christian history. He authored 13 of the 27 books of the New Testament. By his own testimony, he worked more than all the other apostles. He didn’t take glory for that though; he is quick to point to the grace of God undergirding …

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