The Path to Significance: Three Questions to Answer With Christ. (Philippians 3:7-16):
- What's important to me? Knowing Christ. (Phil 3:7-8)
- Who am I? Righteous in Christ. (Phil 3:9-11)
- What's my purpose in life? Becoming Like Christ. (Phil 3:12-16)
John 17:17 - Sanctify them in the truth; your word is truth.
Romans 15:16 - ...sanctified by the Holy Spirit.
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Small Group Questions (Whole Group):
Read Philippians 3
Honesty time: for you, what would you naturally want to find your significance (sense of self-worth) in?
How does that compare with knowing Christ, according to Paul (Phil 3:8)?
According to Phil 3:15 (and previous the 3 verses Phil 3:11-14), what is "mature thinking" regarding pursuing Christ-likeness? What specifically would be "immature thinking"?
You can't make yourself grow, but you can do things to put yourself in a position to maximize your growth. What are the things you can do to help your growth?
Pray for one another to be full of God, not full of ourselves.