Category: Philippians

Triumph of the King

Paul contends that through the cross, Christ disarmed and overcame all rulers and authorities, the principalities and powers of the world. This isn’t limited to demonic or evil human forces. He triumphed over the state, the family, the tribe and clan and nation so that he can say “all authority in heaven and on earth […]

More significant than yourselves

There isn’t a lot of good said about Israel during the Exodus account. It is a long series of complaints against God and against His chosen prophet. Fewer than five months since God had brought them up out of Egypt with great signs, had rescued them from armies, and had fed them with bread and […]

Only be strong

The LORD your God himself will go over before you. He will destroy these nations before you, so that you shall dispossess them, and Joshua will go over at your head, as the LORD has spoken. Deuteronomy 31:3 Joshua very much foreshadows the work of Christ and the spread of the gospel into the world.¬†God […]