When the Philippians heard that Paul was in prison, they sent one of their members – a man named Epaphroditus – to Paul with a gift of money. It was his job to help Paul in any way necessary. Epaphroditus returned home, carrying the letter to the Philippians.
In this section of the letter, Paul gives several examples of how Timothy and Epaphroditus lived differently than most other people because “everyone looks out for their own interests, not those of Jesus Christ.”
Even in the midst of stay at home orders and socially distancing, we can still serve others. We can reach out and support people even when we aren’t physically together. Think of some ways you can serve others this week.
🤔 What’s some simple ways you could reach out to someone and serve them this week?
💡 What thought or idea stood out to you in today’s reading?
❓ Was there anything confusing to you in today’s reading?
🏃♂️ What is one way you can apply this passage to your life right now?