October 1, 2017

That Name Christian (part I)

Passage: Philippians 2:5–11
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Sermon prepared by the Holy Spirit and Pastor Andrew T. Okai

17th Sunday after Pentecost

October 1, 2017

Sermon text: Philippians 2:5–11

Sermon Theme: That Name Christian (Part 1)



Grace, mercy, and peace...

The first time I was told the definition of the word Christian I was surprised.

Before we delve deeper into the definition of the name Christian, let’s first talk about the origin and purpose of names...

Let’s define the word Christian: a person who is a baptized follower of Jesus Christ

To push this a little further, looking at our Lord’s own life, let’s see some of the attributes that Christians need to reflect

A Humble Mindset

  • Made himself nothing
  • Servant

The mark of true servanthood begins with the emptying of oneself.