Message of the Day: We Are God’s People, We Are Citizens of Heaven!
“We, however, are citizens of heaven. We look forward to the Lord Jesus Christ coming from heaven as our Savior.” (Philippians 3:20, GW)
Jewish false teachers tried to make the Philippians keep laws; other false teachers said they could do as they liked. Paul warns the Philippians to believe neither. They will learn the standards of Christian behavior by following the example of Jesus and those who live like him. Those who allow themselves to follow the natural desires of their bodies and their minds are not disciples of Jesus Christ, but enemies. (3:17-19)
We are God’s people and we are interested in things of spiritual and heavenly value because we are citizens of heaven. We will be careful how we live, knowing that the body we have now is the body in which we will meet Christ. When that time comes, Christ will change our bodies to be like his. (3:20-21)
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