Philippians 1:27-30

The Right Conduct

Introduction:

The right conduct is Christian conduct. Christian Conduct begins with the gospel that saves us, it continues on in every aspect of life. Christian conduct means standing up to be counted for righteousness. A Christian must be like Christ in following Him and being His disciple. John 8:31,32 “Jesus therefore was saying to those Jews who had believed Him, If you abide in My word, then you are truly disciples of Mine; and you shall know the truth, and the truth shall make you free.”


  1. Worthy Conduct of the Gospel – v. 27-29

  1. Citizens of Heaven

    1. Philippi a Roman colony

    2. Greek word “polis” (citizens) Phil. 3:20

    3. The kind of citizenship – Phil. 2:15 cf. Col. 1:13

    4. A worthy walk – Eph. 4:1; Tit. 2:10


  1. Standing – (Gk. Steko) “to stand firm as a soldier who must defend his position on the battle field”


  1. Sharing – “in one spirit and one mind”

    1. Attitude of the Christian – Phil. 2:1-3

    2. Common ground – Acts 2:44-46 cf. 4:32


  1. Striving – (sunathleo) “wrestling together” – II Tim. 2:5

    1. Opponents – v.28 “sign” = “proof”

    2. Judgment for unbelievers, Salvation for believers – II Thess. 2:11,12


  1. Suffering – v.29, Matt. 5:10-12; Rom. 8:17



  1. Worthy Conduct of Christianity - v.30

  1. Practicing Christianity in the various arena’s ( E. Stanley Jones)


  1. Aggressive Christianity is being faithful in little things – Luke 16:10; 19:17

    1. The drunk driver story - Dr. Grey Barnhouse…

    2. Standing for truth when it is a clear cut moral issue – John 8:12










Pastor Nick Iamaio

Reformed Presbyterian Church 207 South First Street, Fulton, NY 13069

Web Site fultonrpc.org

9/25/2011