“…have the same mindset as Christ Jesus:
6 Who, being in very nature[a] God,
did not consider equality with God something
to be used to his own advantage;
7 rather, he made himself nothing
by taking the very nature[b] of a servant,
being made in human likeness.
8 And being found in appearance as a man,
he humbled himself
by becoming obedient to death—
even death on a cross!
9 Therefore God exalted him to the highest place
and gave him the name that is above every name,
10 that at the name of Jesus every knee should
bow, in heaven and on earth and under the earth,
11 and every tongue acknowledge that Jesus
Christ is Lord, to the glory of God the Father.”
"The common prayer-cry is,
“Fill me and lift me up!"
Gods answer is often:
“Be emptied and go down!"
a. Holiness of
b. Righteousness of
“We cannot be in line with the Spirit for
His work unless we are in line with His
law of holiness of heart and life. With
very many the ﬁrst step in this lies in
getting right with their fellow-men."
"हामी उहाँको कामको लािग आत्माको साथमा हुन
सक्दैनौं जब सम्म हामी उहाँको जीवन र हृदय र
जीवनको पिवत्रताको सम्बन्धमा छौं। धेरै धेरै संग
यसका सहकमीर्हरू ितनीहरूका सँगी-पुरुषका साथ
सही पाल्छन्। “
obedience to the
Holy Spirit—1 Sam
For if you live according to the ﬂesh,
you will die; but if by the Spirit you put
to death the misdeeds of the body, you
14 For those who are led by the Spirit of
God are the children of God.
[Live ]Remain in me, as I also remain in
you. No branch can bear fruit by itself; it
must remain in the vine. Neither can you
bear fruit unless you remain in me.
5 “I am the vine; you are the branches. If
you remain in me and I in you, you will
bear much fruit; apart from me you can do
The example of Christ
Mk 1:35, Matt 26:41,
1 Thess 5:17
g. Passion for
Most important, and
frequent, Greek word for
anointing is "Christ," the
"Christos" is translated
Luke 23:35 "`He saved others; let Him save
Himself if this is the Christ of God, His
John 1:41 "`We have found the
Messiah' (which translated means Christ)."
John 20:31 "But these have been written
that you may believe that Jesus is the
As Jesus of Nazareth is
the Messiah, so the
word "Christ" is used
with the name "Jesus"
to show Jesus the
Messiah, Jesus Christ.
Christos becomes a
name and title.
Jesus is the "anointed
one,” the title”Christ" is
Other "christs" are
false: Mat 24:5, Matt
24:23, 1Jn 2:22
There are many “anti-
christs" in the world,
They will perform signs
to prove their claims to
be the "anointed ones"
from God, but John
warns believers not to
Antichrists in 1 John
deceive others through
false teaching about
the person of Christ
and the nature of the
Christian life (2:22-23;
seeks to replace Christ,
that is, a counterfeit or
X: Mk 13:22
In the NT all Christians are
anointed with the Holy
3 verses speciﬁcally mention
anointing: 2 Cor 1:21, 1Jn 2:20, 27
The anointing of the Holy Spirit
means we should not be misled by
false christs and teachers.
Jesus the Christ has chosen us
and poured out the anointing of
the Spirit upon us that we are now
part of God's royal priesthood,
1 Peter 2:9.