Thinking Through Philippians
The first entry in the Thinking Through the Bible Series, Thinking Through Philippians was published independently by L. A. Mott in 1996. It was originally published as a series of articles in Christianity Magazine between 1985 and 1989. Though the style is different from the other books in the series, it sets the standard for accessible substance: taking the insights of the technical work of scholars and making them comprehensible for everyday students. Philippians above all depicts the joy of discipleship, stressing single-minded devotion to Christ ("to live is Christ") and the critical importance of Christian unity and humility. Disciples seeking for greater joy should immerse themselves in this epistle.
Read a sample from the book, discussing Philippians 2:9–13.
After the humiliating death on the cross, God exalted him; and believers must "work out [their] own salvation with fear and trembling...."
- 123 pages
- Copyright 1996