Summary: Thanksgiving for the Philippians’ Gift; Paul’s Contentment in God. Paul thanks the Philippians for their gift to him and assures them that God will in turn supply all of their needs. (ESV Study Bible)
Genuine Joy Will Produce Three Things In The Life Of Every Believer
Are You A Thermostat?
Or Are You A Thermometer?
1. GENUINE CONCERN (v 10)
Seeing The Needs Of Others.
Sharing In The Needs Of Others.
2. GENUINE CONTENTMENT (vv 11-13)
Genuine Contentment Is Not Connected To Our Circumstances.
Genuine Contentment Is A Lifestyle That Must Be Learned.
Genuine Contentment Only Comes From Total Reliance On Christ.
3. GENUINE COMPASSION (vv 14-20)
Genuine Compassion Sees And Shares The Weight Of Other’s Burdens Without Reservation.
Genuine Compassion Flows From A Heart That Is Safe And Secure In The Care Of Jesus.