Paul's epistles to the Philippians, the Colossians, and Philemon stand together as some of the most profound illustrations of the unifying power of the gospel in all of Scripture. Highlighting the reconciliation that Christians enjoy in and through Jesus, Paul's lofty words and impassioned exhortations spur us to embrace one another as brothers and sisters in Christ.
This commentary also covers important topics such as:
- Joy for the Christian life
- The priority of the gospel
- True contentment in Christ
- Safeguards against seduction
- The source of fullness for the Christian family
In this study of Philippians, Colossians, and Philemon, renowned pastor R. Kent Hughes amplifies and explains the Apostle Paul's message with memorable illustrations and penetrating insights into the Biblical text. His careful exegesis and perceptive applications will encourage fresh understanding and promote lasting growth as readers are systematically led through God's Word.
Preaching the Word commentaries are written by pastors for pastors, as well as for all who teach or study God's Word. With pastor R. Kent Hughes as the series editor, experienced pastors and teachers model expository preaching and practical application. This series is noted for its steadfast commitment to Biblical authority, clear exposition of Scripture, and readability, making it widely accessible for both new and seasoned pastors, as well as men and women hungering to read the Bible in a fresh way.
Paul's letters to the Philippians, the Colossians, and Philemon testify to the power of the gospel to unite sinners from all walks of life into one people--standing together as bold witnesses to the grace and glory of Jesus Christ.