The Peace Of God and The Family Of God
Even though Jesus had full rights as God, he did what was best for us. He became a slave for us. He chose us over choosing to be right. Could it be that Paul is challenging the “combatants” in the struggles in the Christian community to become comrades by giving up their right to be right? Could it be that Paul is challenging those who are gripped with the perceived shame associated with “giving in” to compare their shame with the humiliation of Christ? What would happen if when we disagreed, we chose to be Christ rather than “right”? What if we chose to be Christ rather than being passionate about winning an argument? What if we were in tune with being Christ, rather than getting our way?
- Philippians 1:27-2:11