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THE MIND OF CHRIST

Philippians 2:1-5

This chapter gives us four examples of the mind of Christ.

1.     Christ

a.     Three insights

                                                    i.     Humble

                                                   ii.     Obey

                                                 iii.     Servant

b.     Are you thinking the way Christ thought?

c.     Are you and Christ on the same wavelength?

2.     Philippians 12-18

a.     Check out this list

                                                    i.     Obeyed 12

                                                   ii.     No murmurings 14

                                                 iii.     Blameless, shine as lights 15

                                                 iv.     Hold on to the Word 16

                                                  v.     Service of their faith 17

                                                 vi.     Source of joy 18

b.     Mind of Christ applies to churches

3.     Timothy 19-24

a.     Look at this young man

                                                    i.     Likeminded, cares for you 20

                                                   ii.     Seeks things of Christ 21

                                                 iii.     He served Paul 22

                                                 iv.     As a son with a father 22

b.     To young people

                                                    i.     Who do you care about?

                                                   ii.     Do you seek the things of Christ?

                                                 iii.     Who are you serving?

4.     Epaphroditus 25-30

a.     Examine his mind

                                                    i.     Brother 25

                                                   ii.     Companion 25

                                                 iii.     Fellow soldier 25

                                                 iv.     For the work, he almost died 30

b.     To adults

                                                    i.     Are you a brother?

                                                   ii.     Are you a companion?

                                                 iii.     Are you a fellow soldier?

Conclusion

1.     Having the mind of Christ demands that we think, respond, act, behave as Christ

2.     Be like minded verse 2



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