Contributed by Steve Smith on Jul 16, 2007
Seeing selfish ambition, vain conceit, discord, from persecution, Paul called on the church to “conduct themselves in a manner worthy” of their calling and not "of" the world. Just as Christ sacrificed Himself for the sake of others, we also are to offer
A. LIFE TODAY IS NOT WHAT CHRIST INTENDED
1. We live in a “dog eat dog” world.
2. “SELF” rules
We may view ourselves as did the Pharisee depicted by Jesus who prayed,
“God, I thank Thee that I am not like other people: swindlers, unjust,
adulterers, or even like this