Tag: Philippians 1

BDBD is Philippians 1:27-30

Christians not only believe and confidently trust in Jesus, but we also suffer for him (29). Though this reality is seen in the lives of those who confess his name for the last two millenniums in every culture and country, some today don’t want to believe that we suffer for his name. What does it […]

BDBD is Philippians 1:18b-26

Paul is a passionate man full of dedication to Jesus and his people. He is full of joy and love (18b). His love for Jesus is evident. His love for others is evident. Does this mean he never doubted himself and his future? Was he always self-confident as he awaited his fast-approaching trial and possible […]

BDBD is Philippians 1:12-18

  Paul’s arrest and jail time that has lasted for several years did not stop his ministry in sharing the gospel as some has feared. Rather it actually served to advance the good news of Christ (12). The Philippian congregation was concerned that his work has diminished. God actually used this to advance it to […]

BDBD is Philippians 1:1-11

Paul is under house arrest after being arrested in Jerusalem in 59 AD. He was in Rome awaiting trial in Ceasar’s court. It is now 62 AD. Paul wrote four letters (now in the Bible) while waiting; Colossians, Ephesians, Philemon, and this letter. He states in this letter that he would be released soon. Paul’s […]