The book of Philippians shows us the great need that believers have in times of turmoil. The church in Philippi was a very good church that participated with the apostle Paul in the furtherance of the gospel (Phil. 1:5-7; 4:14-19). However, it had two problems—Judaizers who sought to bring the believers back under the bondage of the law (Phil. 3:2-4) and internal dissension (1:27; 2:1-4; 4:2-3). Of this book Brother Nee said, “Philippians does not talk about such profound doctrines as those contained in Ephesians and Colossians; rather, it emphasizes one thing: freedom from disputes.”
The following article from Shepherding Words will help us to be those who live out the virtues of Christ for His magnification in every circumstance, even in the midst of turmoils.