Tuesday, December 12, 2006
Advent Second Sunday
Christians must strive to live a life of Christ-like humility, while living in the world.
Sunday's sermon at the North Stamford, Connecticut, Long Ridge Congregational Church was preached by the Rev. Dennis Reiter. His texts were Philippians 1:27 - 2:11; 4:2-3 and Acts 16:12.
Rev. Reiter noted that, as described in the passage from Acts, Philippi was the leading city of that district in Macedonia and, equally important, was a Roman colony. The latter made the Apostle Paul's preaching more dangerous than otherwise, as the citizens of Philippi were more than usually sensitive to any doctrine that Roman authorities might construe as subversive to Roman rule..................
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