(Click here to search for all the posts in this series…) Philippians 3:20 – For our citizenship is in heaven, from which we also eagerly wait for the Savior, the Lord Jesus Christ, (NKJV) One of the primary reasons Christians have a hard time finding joy in troubled times is because they get wrapped up in the “things” of this world. Paul uses the word “things” over and over and Philippians 3 to refer to the cares, concerns and pursuits of this world. He contrasts the believer who minds earthly things vs. the believer who minds the things of God… with the predictable result being loss of joy for the former, and overflowing joy for the latter. A key to having joy in troubled times [...]
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