Philippians 2:6-11 PowerPoint

Philippians chapter 2 is one of the bedrocks of orthodox Christology, providing for the reader an amazing summation of the eternal existence, essence/nature and work of the divine Son from eternity past into the present. This text allows the reader to roll back the eternal history of the Son (to a limited degree) and His…

CHRIST ETERNAL: THE PREEXISTENCE OF THE DIVINE SON IN CHRISTIAN THEOLOGY

 LIBERTY UNIVERSITY LIBERTY BAPTIST THEOLOGICAL SEMINARY CHRIST ETERNAL:  THE PREEXISTENCE OF THE DIVINE SON IN  CHRISTIAN THEOLOGY A PAPER IN PARTIAL FULFILLMENT OF THE REQUIREMENTS FOR THE COURSE SYSTEMATIC THEOLOGY II THEO 530-D09 BY JEFFREY KRAUSE INTRODUCTION      Since the rise of the Christian faith, there has been debate among men and council’s regarding the…

Exegesis of Philippians 2:5-11 (Verses 8-9)

Philippians 2:8 Verse 8 begins with a reiteration of Paul’s previous statement about the incarnation; “Being found in appearance as a man” (Phil. 2:8a, NASB, emphasis added).[9]  Paul, a faithful Jew, seemingly uses a form of parallelism to stress the essential point of Jesus’ “self addition” of humanity; thus qualifying further his use of morphe…

Exegesis of Philippians 2:5-11 (Verse 7)

Philippians 2:7 The apostle goes on to explain the nature of true and absolute humility when he qualifies Jesus’ “form” and forfeited “equality” in verse 7 when he states; “but emptied Himself, taking the form of a bond-servant, and being made in the likeness of men” (NASB). The word “emptied” (κενόω > kenow) in verse…