Choices: Choose Your FocusFebruary 5, 2023 / Dr. Clayton Chisum
Choose Your Focus
February 8, 2023
Dr. Clayton Chisum
Philippians 1:27 NLT
Philippians 2:1 NLT
Christians should be known for what us, not us.
1 Corinthians 12:13 NLT
1 Corinthians 1:10 NLT
Philippians 2:2 NLT
Anchor on the …
Rock #1: GOD (Father, Son, Spirit)
Rock #2: BIBLE
Rock #3: GOSPEL
Anchor on the rocks…
and grab your side of the
Matthew 4:19 ESV
Philippians 2:3-5 NLT
John 17:21 NLT
But doctrine matters too.
1. Read Philippians 2:1-5
2. What are your thoughts on the different Christian traditions and/or denominations? Do you have any experience in them?
3. Can you share any big differences you know between Central and other churches in our area?
4. Paul taught that unity is important, and Jesus prayed that his followers would be unified. How and why does this become an issue in so many church traditions? How does this become an issue in individual churches?
5. In what ways has Central struggled with unity — both with other churches and within the church?
6. How can humility and focusing on the big “rocks” of our faith bring unity?
Devotionals and Studies over the book of Philippians
The Bible Project: How to Read Philippians (RightNow Media)
Philippians with Michael Defazio (RightNow Media)
Philippians: True and Lasting Joy (YouVersion)
A Week with the Philippians (YouVersion)