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Should We Preach Christ From Selfish Ambition and Envy?

Philippians 1:15

Some take Philippians 1:15-18 out of context and believe that just because Paul mentions some brethren preaching Christ from envy and strife that somehow it is not a sin to do so. If this were true, Paul would not have stated in Philippians 2:3, 4 states: " Let nothing be done through selfish ambition or conceit ..." Paul urges Christians to take upon the mind of Christ - have a heart of a servant (Philippians 2:5-11). May none of us be guilty of a fleshly mind by preaching Christ from envy and strife!

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