“Only let your conversation be as it becometh the Gospel of Christ” (KJV)
Conversation: “to live as citizens”
The Philippians lived in a free Roman city. They knew what it meant to “live as citizens” of a free city.
In America, we know what it is to live as citizens of a city in the United States of America.
However, as citizens of Heaven, being born again, we should know what it means to “live as citizens” of the United State of Redemption.
I. United in Declaration (vs. 27)
The United State of Redemption must have:
a. A Constitution
b. A Commitment
c. A Citizenry
II. United in Direction (vs. 27)
Because Jesus is:
III. United in Defense (vs. 28)
a. Face Forward
b. Fight Fearlessly
c. Follow Faithfully
IV. United in Determination (vss. 29-30)
I will not quit because:
a. The Price is too Grievous
b. The Promise is too Grand
c. The Prize is too Glorious