We don’t often think of “Joyful” and “Sacrifice” as words that would go well together. It seems a bit like combining ice cream and pickles, or chocolate pudding and jalapeños. But, as we learned from Vic Anderson’s sermon from Philippians 2:17 – 3:1, joyful sacrifice is exactly what we as believers are called to.
We live in a world of self-exaltation…a world that strives for power, that strives to be first. Unfortunately, our bent is to put ourselves and our own interests above others. But we pledge and declare our allegiance to a Savior that modeled something very different for us. In Philippians 2:6-11 we read that rather than […]