Expository Thoughts: Philippians 1v18-25 – the Best Gospel Minsters Are Those Who Really Want to Be Somewhere Else

The Aquila Report | 7/14/2019 | Staff
Micaella (Posted by) Level 3
Paul tells the Philippians that he wants to die but is willing to stay and serve, to enable them to progress in joy and faith (v25). I suspect that this is the opposite attitude to life and ministry of most of us. Paul wanted to die but was willing to stay and serve. I fear that we (and I include myself) more naturally want to stay and serve but are willing to die, if necessary, for the sake of the gospel. In the end our heart attitude reveals that we have a greater attachment to our ministry, and our commitment to the present world, than we do to Christ.

I was recently very challenged by Paul’s attitude toward his...
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