#blessed – Week 4


  • If you had to brag about one thing that you can do better than anyone else, what would it be?

Main idea: 

How to be #blessed even when you are stressed

Going deeper:

  • In light of this week’s sermon, what is new information, challenged, or stood out to you?


Read aloud Philippians 3:1-14


  • How could Paul “rejoice” in the Lord (v.1) and not complain (2:14) amidst so many problems? 
  • Is joy a choice or an emotion?
    • Why?
  • What does “confidence in the flesh” mean?
  • How does Paul regard his own rank, accomplishments and heritage?
    • Why?
    • How does this compare with the example of the Lord (v.10, also 2:6-11)?
  • In shifting the basis for his confidence from personal striving and privilege to Christ’s work and grace, what did it cost Paul?
  • What did he gain?


  • What value do you place on your own religious upbringing, your schooling, job, seniority, trophies, accomplishments, etc?
  • If all this was taken away from you, would you be less valuable as a person?
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