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April 13

Are you a citizen?
Joshua 22 /Proverbs 13 /Philippians 1-4

Tutorial for first-timers


OT

Joshua 22:5 “But be very careful to obey all the commands and the law that Moses gave to you. Love the LORD your God, walk in all his ways, obey his commands, be faithful to him, and serve him with all your heart and all your soul.”

Proverbs 13:11 Wealth from get-rich-quick schemes quickly disappears; wealth from hard work grows.

NT

2:5-11 Your attitude should be the same that Christ Jesus had. Though he was God, he did not demand and cling to his rights as God. He made himself nothing; he took the humble position of a slave and appeared in human form. And in human form he obediently humbled himself even further by dying a criminals death on a cross. Because of this, God raised him up to the heights of heaven and gave him a name that is above every other name, so that at the name of Jesus every knee will bow, in heaven and on earth and under the earth, and every tongue will confess that Jesus Christ is Lord, to the glory of God the Father.


OT Flash Points

The LORD is our God too!

Proverbs: The Godly eat till their heart is content
The wicked are controlled by their belly and are never content

NT Flash Points

Live as citizens of Heaven
Set your eyes and hearts on what Jesus saved you for and wants you to be


Perspective

The passion for Christ
The passion (Cross) of Christ
The self-revelation of the nature of God
Cast your burden or bear your burden
Cast which?
That with which comes a sense of responsibility
The government shall be on His shoulder – His yoke

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