Powered by 4 - August 29, 2011



today's reading.
Philippians 2:19-30    I hope in the Lord Jesus to send Timothy to you soon, so that I too may be cheered by news of you...

think about it.
How does Paul commend or speak of his coworkers (2:19-27)? What can you do to express appreciation for those who serve God?

the blog.
The importance of Christian friendship and fellowship hit me front on as I read Paul's words in Philippians 2:19-29. Paul is sending a message about the return of Epaphroditus and Timothy, but woven in through the details of travel we see these words about Timothy "how as a son with a father he has served with me in the gospel" (vs. 22). And then these words about Epaphroditus, "Epaphroditus my brother and fellow worker and fellow soldier" (vs. 25).

So what does this passage reveal to you about the role of Christian friendship? What can you do to develop in this area--both being a friend and seeking out Christian friends? Tami W.

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