Summary: This is an exposition of Philippian 3.1-11.
Beware of the Flesh
Text: Phil. 3.1-11
1. What is the “flesh”?
Three things the flesh cannot do…
I. The flesh cannot provide an acceptable service – vv.1-2.
A. Service in the flesh is dangerous – v.1.
B. Service in the flesh is “evil” – v.2.
C. Service in the flesh is “false” – v.2.
II. The flesh cannot power a spiritual worship – vv.2-6.
A. Fleshly worship is “Self-confident” – vv.3-4.
B. Fleshly worship is “Self-centered” – vv.3-6.
C. Fleshly worship is “Self-righteous” – vv.3-6.
III. The flesh cannot procure a divine righteousness – vv.7-11.
A. Fleshly righteousness falls short – vv.7-11.
B. God’s righteousness furnishes salvation – vv.7-