Christian Generosity

Paul concludes his letter to the Philippians in the same way he started it, by thanking the Philippian Church for their partnership in the gospel. Paul commends their generosity and assures them of their sanctification and spiritual blessings. Christian generosity is a barometer of our spiritual health.

Paul concludes his letter to the Philippians in the same way he started it, by thanking the Philippian Church for their partnership in the gospel. Paul commends their generosity and assures them of their sanctification and spiritual blessings. Christian generosity is a barometer of our spiritual health.

Discussion Questions

  • What does it mean to be in fellowship? What has this word been reduced to within our church culture?
  • What does our generosity communicate about us? Do you struggle with generosity? 
  • How does giving relate to our sanctification?
  • What blessings come to us through giving? Do you delight in generosity?
  • What does the promise in verse 19 not mean? What are ways this verse is distorted?