Studies

Christmas The Philippian Way

Derek McCammonThis study given in December 2011 looks at the Christmas Story from a Philippian perspective.  This story has been looked at from many perspectives, but this study looks at the birth of Christ from a perspective of those Christians in Philippians who were instructed by the Apostle Paul. This study also reviews the Real Christmas Story, by Clifford McLain.

Lessons

The lesson on December 4, 2011 started looking at Christmas from the Philippian perspective. The scripture reading was from Philippians 2:5-11 KJV "5 Let this mind be in you, which was also in Christ Jesus: 6 Who, being in the form of God, thought it not robbery to be equal with God: 7 But made himself of no reputation, and took upon him the form of a servant, and was made in the likeness of men: 8 And being found in fashion as a man, he humbled himself, and became obedient unto death, even the death of the cross.

The lesson on December 11, 2011 was part 2 of the study "Christmas The Philippian Way".  The scripture reading was from Matthew 1:18-25 KJV "18 Now the birth of Jesus Christ was on this wise: When as his mother Mary was espoused to Joseph, before they came together, she was found with child of the Holy Ghost. 19 Then Joseph her husband, being a just man, and not willing to make her a publick example, was minded to put her away privily.

The lesson on December 18, 2011 was part 3 of "Christmas the Philippian Way".  The scripture reading was from Philippians 2:5-11 KJV "5 Let this mind be in you, which was also in Christ Jesus: 6 Who, being in the form of God, thought it not robbery to be equal with God: 7 But made himself of no reputation, and took upon him the form of a servant, and was made in the likeness of men: 8 And being found in fashion as a man, he humbled himself, and became obedient unto death, even the death of the cross.