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Philippian Lockdown: Don’t Grumble?

Lament slows us down, it gives us time and space to think through what is happening and it provides a framework in which we can seek God and find refuge in him.

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Philippian Lockdown: A Sense of Proportion

Rather than wishing that things would return to the way that they used to be, perhaps we should be using this unusual time to ask God to show us lessons about ourselves and our attitudes that we couldn’t learn when the normal rules applied.

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Philippian Lockdown: Changed Perspectives

Being cut off from some of the material supports that I rely on to get through life, should help me focus more on God as the real source of my strength and hope

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Philippian Lockdown: Intentional Friendships

I’ve no doubt that Paul would have preferred sitting in Lydia’s house, drinking tea and eating cake rather than writing letters from a Roman jail.

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Philippian Lockdown: Missionary Letters

What can writers of missionary newsletters learn from Paul’s letter to Philippi?