The dynamic of the Christ hymn in Philippians 2:5-11 shows a downward movement and upward movement. The downward movement is the humility of Christ who abandons his interest in self for the sake of obedience and identification with humanity. The upward movement is Gods exaltation of Christ.
This becomes the key example in a set of other examples for the edification of the Philippian congregation ...
Philippians 2:4 - Each of you should look not only to your own interests, but also to the interests of others.
I want to know Christ and the power of His resurrection and the fellowship of sharing in His sufferings, becoming like Him in His death, and so, somehow, to attain to the resurrection from the dead. - Philippians 3:10-11
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