“Find Joy” – Philippians – Week 4

July 18, 2021

“Find Joy” – Philippians – Week 4

Philippians 2:1-11

The Way of Happy Love says…

1) I’m comfortable in my circumstances

2) I’m content with myself

3) I am competitive with others

The Way of Joyful Love is…

“Here is my servant, whom I uphold, my chosen one in whom I delight; I will put my Spirit on him and he will bring justice to the nations. (Isaiah 42:1, NIV)

But it shall not be so among you. But whoever would be great among you must be your servant, and whoever would be first among you must be slave of all. For even the Son of Man came not to be served but to serve, and to give his life as a ransom for many.” (Mark 10:43-45, ESV)

1) N

2) N



  • Read at least three translations of Philippians 2:1-11. Note and share what is similar and different. How would you harmonize all of the translations?


  • Which “Way of Happy Love” do you find yourself following most often in your thinking or actions?
  • How is “Happy Love” working for you?
  • When it comes to the “Way of Joyful Love”, which “N” might God be inviting you to grow in right now?


  • What will you do to think and act in the “Way of Joyful Love” this week?
  • Be ready next time you meet with somebody to share a story about your “Joyful Love” experience.


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