Outline—Philippians 2:5–8

  1. Jesus had a self-aware mind (v. 6)
  2. Jesus had a self-emptied mind (v. 7)
  3. Jesus had a self-controlled mind (v. 8)

Alternate Outline

  1. Sovereignty of God (v. 6)
  2. Service of God (v. 7)
  3. Sacrifice of God (v. 8)

Other References—Questions from a lesson by Ernest Pickering

  • Was Jesus really God?
  • Is He still God?
  • Did He relinquish any attributes of the Godhead when He bacame a man?
  • Did He really empty himself of all but love?
  • Was He truly a man?
  • Is He still man?

Take Home Points

  • If we are in error concerning the person of Christ, we will be in error in other areas of doctrine.
  • Jesus was, is, and always will be 100% God.
  • We need to emulate Jesus’ mind of humility.
  • Jesus deserves to be glorified.
  • Whenever you feel slighted, have the mind of Jesus.

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