Humiliation Then Exaltation

October 15, 2017 Preacher: Steve Thiel

Topic: Default Passage: Philippians 1:27– 2:13

Humiliation Then Exaltation 
Christ Proclamation Church
Philippians 1:27-2:13
Sunday, October 15, 2017

Sermon Theme: Standing firm in the faith as a unified body of believers requires that we follow Christ’s example by humbling ourselves and being focused on others, knowing that God will exalt us at the proper time.

I. Call to Unity – (Phil. 1:27-2:2)
   A. Stand Firm in the Gospel – (1:27)
   B. Sign of Your Salvation – (1:28)
   C. Suffer for Christ's Sake – (1:29-30)
   D. Share Your Joy with Others – (2:1-2)

II. Call to Humility – (Phil 2:3-11)
   A. Count Others More Important – (2:3-5)
   B. Christ is Our Example – (2:6-11)
       1. Humbled Himself in Humanity
       2. Humbled Himself in Death
       3. Exalted by God
       4. Worshiped by All

III. Call to Work – (Phil. 2:12-13)
   A. Working Out Your Salvation – (Phil. 2:12-13)
       1. Work at Being Self Forgetful
       2. Work at Being Others Focused       
   B. Trusting That God Will Exalt You