Having the mind of Christ (The cross and all of life – Part II)

Have this mind among  yourselves, which is yours in Christ Jesus”-Phil 2:5

A transcription of a sermon on humility preached by Rev. Martin Holdt.
Read Part 1 of this series here: PART I

Read Philippians 2: 5 – 11

The Mind of Christ

We read in Phil 2:4  “complete my joy by being of the same mind, having the same love, being in full accord and of one mind” The apostle Paul was writing to a church where there was the threat of schism.  We read in Philippians 4 verse 2:  “I beseech you Iuodia and Syntyche to be of the same mind”  It seemed thus that the two women were at loggerheads and it could easily spill over, especially when it is two women, into the rest of the church and there were probably others too.  We don’t know.  He continue (Phil 2:3) “do nothing from rivalry or conceit”.  Why does he say that to a church consisting of Christians ? Continue reading “Having the mind of Christ (The cross and all of life – Part II)”