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Genuine Love




Genuine Love

Philippians 1:7-11

Greg Pollak

Genuine Love - Philippians 1:7-11


-  1 John 4:7-9   

- 1 Corinthians 13:4-7   

- Hebrews 12:2   

- Philippians 1:7-8

What is Paul’s Prayer for the Philippians?

1. Overflowing Love   

- Philippians 1:9 

  - Ephesians 1:15

   - Colossians 1:4

   - 1 Thessalonians 1:3

   - Matthew 23:37-40

   - John 13:352.

2. Knowledge & Insight

   - Philippians 1:93.

3. Christ Centered Wisdom

   - Philippians 1:10

   - Romans 14:2-124.

4. Eternal Focus and Holy Spirit Led

   - Philippians 1:10-11

   -  Romans 8:14

   - John 14:26


Connection Builder(s)

  • What would you like to praise or thank God for?

  • When you care for someone, are you more likely to send a funny card or a touching one?

  • Who was the "Apostle Paul" in your life that introduced you to Jesus Christ and cared about your spiritual growth?

Sermon Questions

  • What happens when a church is doctrinally sound but is not loving?

  • It can be all too easy to work hard at being doctrinally sound and lose sight of being loving towards other believers. What scriptures have helped you maintain a love for people as you seek knowledge and understanding of God's Word?

  • How does Paul's prayer for the Philippian believers help you know what to pray for your brother and sisters in Christ?

  • Would "grace" and "peace" better describe your walk with Christ now or "guilt" and "pressure"? Explain.

    Would "grace" and "peace" better describe your walk with your fellow believers now or "guilt" and "pressure"? Explain.

  • In what other ways does Paul's prayer for the Philippian believers challenge you? Inspire you? Convict you?

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