1. Think Down

    December 22, 2011 by Paul Chappell

    Philippians 2:6–8 reveals the very thought process of Jesus.

    Who, being in the form of God, thought it not robbery to be equal with God: But made himself of no reputation, and took upon him the form of a servant, and was made in the likeness of men: And being found in fashion as a man, he humbled himself, and became obedient unto death, even the death of the cross.

    We aren’t accustomed to the downward mobility that brought Christ to the manger and then to the cross. In fact, our thought processes are the very opposite of God’s.

    We think up. More recognition. More achievement. More praise. More us.
    God thinks down. More humility. More service. More sacrifice. (more…)