What does it mean to be a Christian? As Paul writes from prison to the Philippians and Colossians, Professor Lori Denning explores rejoicing despite trials and grace and learning to lean on the Atonement of Jesus Christ. Show Notes (English, French, Spanish, Portuguese): https://followhim.co/new-testament-episodes-41-52/ YouTube: https://youtu.be/H4SZTPaPh5A Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/followhimpodcast Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/followhimpodcast Spotify: https://open.spotify.com/show/15G9TTz8yLp0dQyEcBQ8BY Please rate and review the podcast! 00:00 Part 1–Professor Lori Denning 02:49 Introduction of Professor Lori Denning 04:22 Background to Philippians and Colossians 09:45 Paul and Joseph Smith 11:59 Roman armor and Alexander’s father 14:55 Lydia and selling purple 18:47 Philippians 1:1 20:18 Tips for reading Paul’s letters 21:44 Philippians 1:3-4, 11 23:20 Justice and righteousness 27:06 Rejoice amidst trials 30:00 Alive in Christ 32:51 Community and mourning 39:22 Professor Denning shares a personal story of her mission 43:13 A song in Philippians 2 45:36 Chiasmus or “hamburger” poem 47:06 Star Wars musical motifs and musical themes 51:07 Background to the poem 55:27 The middle and the love of God 56:55 Professor Denning shares a personal story about brain surgery 1:01:19 Elder Bateman and the Atonement of Jesus Christ 1:03:56 Joseph in Egypt and Jesus 1:07:35 Philippians 3:13-14 1:11:07 President Benson’s “Beware of Pride” 1:14:47 End of Part I–Professor Lori Denning Thanks to the followHIM team: Shannon Sorensen: Cofounder, Executive Producer, Sponsor David & Verla Sorensen: Sponsors Dr. Hank Smith: Co-host John Bytheway: Co-host David Perry: Producer Kyle Nelson: Marketing, Sponsor Lisa Spice: Client Relations, Editor, Show Notes Jamie Neilson: Social Media, Graphic Design Annabelle Sorensen: Creative Project Manager Will Stoughton: Video Editor Krystal Roberts: Translation Team, English & French Transcripts, Website Ariel Cuadra: Spanish Transcripts "Let Zion in Her Beauty Rise" by Marshall McDonald https://www.marshallmcdonaldmusic.com