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The Crucifixion Of King Self

April 19, 2017 Save Article

Philippians 2:1-11 (Program: 3714, Air date: 09.14.2014)

  1. INTRODUCTION
    1. King Self was born a king.
    2. We are all by nature self-centered.
    3. We need a mind transplant; we need the mind of Christ.
  1. THE MIND OF CHRIST IS A SELFLESS MIND. (Philippians 2:4-6)
    1. There is nothing as empty as a self-centered life, and there’s nothing as full as a life centered in the Lord Jesus Christ.
    2. The purpose of our lives is not to find freedom, but to find our Master. And when we find our Master, we will find our freedom.
      1. John 8:36
    3. We must have one mind as the body of Christ.
      1. Philippians 2:2-3
    4. It is appropriate for us to have a good self-image, but we must be humble as Christ was humble.
      1. John 13:3-4
    5. The secret to humility is thinking of others first.
      1. Philippians 2:4
    6. We are to love one another.
      1. John 13:34-35
    7. We are to receive one another.
      1. Romans 15:7
      2. Acts 16:11-34
      3. Romans 14:1
      4. 2 John 10
      5. John 4:1-25
    8. We are to greet one another.
      1. 1 Corinthians 16:20
      2. Romans 13:7
      3. It should be personal.
      4. It should be impartial.
      5. It should be thoughtful.
    9. We are to care for one another.
      1. 1 Corinthians 12:25
    10. We are to endure one another.
      1. Ephesians 4:2
    11. We are to forgive one another.
      1. Ephesians 4:32
    12. What are the marks of a selfish life?
      1. King Self has self-will.
        1. Isaiah 14:13-14
        2. Matthew 26:39
        3. John 5:30
      2. King Self is self-seeking.
        1. John 8:50
      3. King Self is self-assertive.
      4. King Self is self-indulgent.
      5. King Self is full of self-pity.
      6. King Self is self-conscious.
      7. King Self is self-deprecating.
      8. King Self is self-exalting.
      9. King Self is self-justifying.
      10. King Self is self-confident.
        1. Luke 22:33
        2. Philippians 4:13
  1. THE MIND OF CHRIST IS A SERVING MIND. (Philippians 2:7)
    1. God made us to serve.
      1. 1 Corinthians 9:19
  1. THE MIND OF CHRIST IS A SACRIFICIAL MIND. (Philippians 2:8)
    1. Jesus laid down His life for us.
    2. Ministry that costs nothing accomplishes nothing.
    3. God has a specific ministry for us.
  1. CONCLUSION
    1. When we are on the throne, Christ is on the cross. When Christ is on the throne, we are on the cross.
    2. We must deny and crucify King Self.
      1. Romans 7:18
      2. Romans 6:11


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