Relying on Christ

Click here to listen to the audio recording of this 8-minute message. Or watch the YouTube message below, or read the short text summary thereafter.

In Philippians 3:4b-15a, Paul shares his own experience of faith and in so doing holds up a mirror for us to reflect thoughtfully on our experience of faith. So often our faith gets caught up with our human activity – all the things we do to express our faith – prayer, giving, righteousness, attending church and so on.

But Paul says these things are comparatively worthless (garbage!) compared to faith that is reliant on Christ. Paul is not saying that we should abandon such things, but that by comparison with a faith that relies entirely on Christ, these things should not be central.

This passage is one of a few where Paul really opens his heart to us and shares his own faith journey, and so rather than preaching for long on the passage, I encourage you primarily to read, hear and digest the inspired words of the Apostle Paul.

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4 thoughts on “Relying on Christ

  1. Genevieve Geekie says:

    Greetings, dear Adrian, and thank you.

    Love

    Gen Geekie

    On Sun, Oct 4, 2020 at 7:23 AM Reflections of God’s Love wrote:

    > Adrian van Breda posted: ” Click here to listen to the audio recording of > this 8-minute message. Or watch the YouTube message below, or read the > short text summary thereafter. https://www.youtube.com/embed/TBC8FhW5bCI > In Philippians 3:4b-15a, Paul shares his own experience” >

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  2. Peter Dimo says:

    Thank you so much for this message, it talks to me

    On Sun, 04 Oct 2020, 07:23 Reflections of God’s Love, wrote:

    > Adrian van Breda posted: ” Click here to listen to the audio recording of > this 8-minute message. Or watch the YouTube message below, or read the > short text summary thereafter. https://www.youtube.com/embed/TBC8FhW5bCI > In Philippians 3:4b-15a, Paul shares his own experience” >

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  3. John Bewsey says:

    Gosh Adrian!

    No-one has ever done that before for a sermon. It was just so outstanding I have to congratulate you on getting it just so perfect

    Thank you

    John Bewsey

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