Philippians Part 5a: The Struggles Of Living By Faith
Passage: Philippians 2:12–2:18
What does the Apostle Paul mean when he says, “work out your own salvation with fear and trembling (vs. 12)? This verse has tripped up countless Christians who worry that this means that somehow, in some way, we earn our salvation. But when we read it in the broader context of the book of Philippians, we understand it’s true meaning and the good news of God “working in us” (verse 13).