Empowered By Obedience (Philippians 2:5-11)

  1. Matthew 5:21-22; 27-28; 23:23-28;
    In these passages it seems clear that Jesus is speaking out against simply doing what Scripture says for the sake of doing it. What is he getting at? In other words, what is the right way to obey?
  2. “God is neither an indulgent Father nor an Ebeneezer Scrooge.” What does this quote mean in regards to obedience to God?
  3. Often people think that we obey God just because we should, it’s what Christians do. Pastor Dan talked about the purpose of obedience being to glorify God and to bless us. How do we glorify God through our obedience? How does obedience bless us?
  4. The price of obedience is death to self. The power of obedience is victory and exultation. How did Jesus demonstrate that these statements are truth? Hebrew 12:2