The letter to the Philippians is full of Christ and full of joy. To discover how best to live joyfully with Christ, Philippians gives sound counsel. Roger Ellsworth retains a sense of the majesty of Scripture as he opens up this wonderful letter, yet without in any way dumbing down on its message.
Roger Ellsworth has served as pastor of Immanuel Baptist Church, Benton, Illinois, since 1988. He is the author of numerous books. He has also served as President of the Illinois Baptist State Association and as Chairman of the Board of Trustees of South Eastern Baptist Theological Seminary.
Laden with insightful quotes and penetrating practical application, Opening up Philippians is a Bible study tool which belongs on every Christian’s bookshelf.’
—Dr. Phil Roberts, President, Midwestern Baptist Theological Seminary, Kansas City, Missouri.
‘Roger Ellsworth has the unique gift of making the Bible simple, while retaining its majesty and glory. This study of Philippians pulsates with the joy and gravity of the apostle Paul’s letter. It is must-reading for Pastors and church leaders seeking to know the mind of Christ as given to us in the book of Philippians.’
—Russell D. Moore Dean, School of Theology and Senior Vice President for Academic Administration, The Southern Baptist Theological Seminary, Louisville, Kentucky