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It's September 9; Good Morning Union

“Let the word of Christ dwell in you richly as you teach and admonish one another with all wisdom, and as you sing psalms, hymns and spiritual songs, with gratitude in your hearts to God.”   Colossians 3:16

It's September 8; Good Morning Union

“So then, just as you received Christ Jesus as Lord, continue to live in him, rooted and built up in him, strengthened in the faith as you were taught, and overflowing with thankfulness. See to it that no one takes you captive through hollow and deceptive philosophy, which depends on human tradition and the basic principles of this world rather than on Christ.”                Colossians 2:6-8

It's September 5; Good Morning Union

“My God will supply all your needs…”     Philippians 4:19

It's September 4; Good Morning Union

“Finally, brothers (and sisters!),…”           Philippians 4:8

“Let me sum it up,” says Paul. It’s all about attitude and focus. In the margin of my Bible I have writing beside these verses, “God’s screening system.” When I’m having a hard time with the “attitude and focus,” I often come back to this place. If I only had one verse from the Bible to help me remember where the “attitude and focus” should be placed it would be this one.

It's September 3; Good Morning Union

“Rejoice in the Lord always. I will say it again: Rejoice!”  Philippians 4:4

It must be important because Paul repeats himself! And HOW do I “rejoice in the Lord always?” One of my bottom-line approaches to the Bible-- If it’s important to God, it’s clear in His word:

1.            “Let your gentleness be evident to all

2.            Do not be anxious about anything

IT's September 2; Good Morning Union

“I’m not perfect yet, but one thing I do…”            Philippians 3:13

So, here’s Paul’s philosophy of spiritual living:

                1.            “forgetting what’s behind

It's August 29; Good Morning Union

“I consider everything a loss compared to the surpassing greatness of knowing Christ Jesus my Lord.”    Philippians 3:8

It's August 28; Good Morning Union

“Your attitude should be the same as that of Christ Jesus.”          Philippians 2:5

So, there’s the goal- have the same attitude of Jesus. And what was that “attitude?”

1.            “…In the very nature of God;

2.            Took on the very nature of man;

3.            Gave His life for us;

It's August 27; Good Morning Union

“Do nothing out of selfish ambition or vain conceit, but in humility consider others better than yourselves.”        Philippians 2:3

It's August 26; Good Morning Union

“And this is my prayer for you…”               Philippians 1:9

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