The Mind of Christ
Do you have the mind of Christ?
Christians are called to have the mind of Christ. What kind of mind did He have? His was filled with humility, love, and obedience to His Father. He emptied Himself of His majesty, took on human flesh, became a servant, and humbly gave His life on a Roman cross. We follow in His footsteps renouncing pride and selfishness in loving others. Like Jesus, we will be lifted up in glory when He appears.
Have this mind among yourselves, which is yours in Christ Jesus, who, though he was in the form of God, did not count equality with God a thing to be grasped, but emptied himself, by taking the form of a servant, being born in the likeness of men. Philippians 2:5-7
For more reflections on this passage, see the corresponding reading in my book Cover to Cover: Through the Bible in 365 days.
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