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Scott Hoezee

Scott Hoezee is an ordained minister in the Christian Reformed Church who served two congregations before joining the faculty at Calvin Theological Seminary in 2005 as the director of its Center for Excellence in Preaching. He is the author of numerous books, reviews, and articles, and he is a cohost of the radio program Groundwork. He is married to Rosemary Apol, and they have two adult children and a Boston terrier named Chester.

June 30, 2018

Benediction: Blessing

Philippians 4:23
The grace of the Lord Jesus Christ be with your spirit. Amen.

June 29, 2018

Surprise Ending

Philippians 4:21-22
All God’s people here send you greetings, especially those who belong to Caesar’s household.

June 28, 2018

Doxology

Philippians 4:20
To our God and Father be glory for ever and ever. Amen.

June 27, 2018

Fragrant Offerings

Philippians 4:17-19
I am amply supplied, now that I have received from Epaphroditus the gifts you sent. They are a fragrant offering, an acceptable sacrifice, pleasing to God.

June 26, 2018

Living Generous Lives

Philippians 4:14-16
It was good of you to share in my troubles.

June 25, 2018

Through Christ Alone

Philippians 4:12-13
I can do all this through him who gives me strength.

June 24, 2018

Learning Contentment

Philippians 4:10-11
I have learned to be content whatever the circumstances.

June 23, 2018

Reveling in the Good

Philippians 4:8-9
If anything is excellent or praiseworthy—think about such things.

June 22, 2018

Rejoicing and Peace

Philippians 4:4-7
Rejoice in the Lord always. I will say it again: Rejoice!

June 21, 2018

One Mind

Philippians 4:1-3
I plead with Euodia and I plead with Syntyche to be of the same mind in the Lord.

June 20, 2018

Citizens of Heaven

Philippians 3:17-21
Our citizenship is in heaven. And we eagerly await a Savior from there, the Lord Jesus Christ, who . . . will transform our lowly bodies so that they will be like his glorious body.

June 19, 2018

Maturing in Christ

Philippians 3:15-16
All of us, then, who are mature should take such a view of things. . . . Only let us live up to what we have already attained.

June 18, 2018

The Prize

Philippians 3:12-14
I press on toward the goal to win the prize for which God has called me heavenward in Christ Jesus.

June 17, 2018

To Suffer With Jesus

Philippians 3:10-11
I want to know Christ—yes, to know the power of his resur­rec­tion and participation in his sufferings. . . .

June 16, 2018

Christ Alone

Philippians 3:4-9
I consider everything a loss because of the surpassing worth of knowing Christ Jesus my Lord. . . . I consider them garbage, that I may gain Christ. . . .

June 15, 2018

Reminders

Philippians 3:1-3
It is no trouble for me to write the same things to you again, and it is a safeguard for you.

June 14, 2018

The Remembering God

Philippians 2:25-30
I think it is necessary to send back to you Epaphroditus, my brother, co-worker and fellow soldier, who is also your messenger, whom you sent to take care of my needs.

June 13, 2018

Housekeeping

Philippians 2:19-24
I hope in the Lord Jesus to send Timothy to you soon, that I also may be cheered when I receive news about you.

June 12, 2018

Stars in the Sky

Philippians 2:14-18
Then you will shine among them like stars in the sky as you hold firmly to the word of life.

June 11, 2018

A Fine Balance

Philippians 2:12-13
My dear friends, as you have always obeyed . . . continue to work out your salvation with fear and trembling.

June 10, 2018

The Higher Glory

Philippians 2:9-11
Therefore God exalted him to the highest place and gave him the name that is above every name.

June 9, 2018

The Mind of Christ

Philippians 2:5-8
In your relationships with one another, have the same mindset as Christ Jesus: . . .

June 8, 2018

Humble Patterns

Philippians 2:1-4
Do nothing out of selfish ambition or vain conceit. Rather, in humility value others above yourselves.

June 7, 2018

Standing Firm

Philippians 1:27-30
Stand firm in the one Spirit, striving together as one for the faith of the gospel without being frightened in any way by those who oppose you.

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