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1#Php 1:8; 1:27; 1Co 16:13Therefore, my beloved and longed-for brothers, my joy and crown, so stand fast in the Lord, my beloved.
Exhortations
2#Php 2:2–3I exhort Euodia and Syntyche to be of the same mind in the Lord. 3#Lk 10:20; Php 1:27I ask you also, true companion, help those women who labored with me in the gospel, with Clement also, and with my other fellow laborers, whose names are in the Book of Life.
4#Php 3:1; Ro 12:12Rejoice in the Lord always. Again I will say, rejoice! 5#Jas 5:8–9Let everyone come to know your gentleness. The Lord is at hand. 6#Eph 6:18; Mt 6:25–33Be anxious for nothing, but in everything, by prayer and supplication with gratitude, make your requests known to God. 7#Jn 14:27; Col 3:15; Isa 26:3And the peace of God, which surpasses all understanding, will protect your hearts and minds through Christ Jesus.
8#Ac 6:3; 10:22Finally, brothers, whatever things are true, whatever things are honest, whatever things are just, whatever things are pure, whatever things are lovely, whatever things are of good report, if there is any virtue, and if there is any praise, think on these things. 9#Php 3:17; Ro 15:33; Php 4:7Do those things which you have both learned and received, and heard and seen in me, and the God of peace will be with you.
Acknowledgment of the Philippians’ Gift
10#2Co 11:9I rejoiced in the Lord greatly that now at last you have revived your concern for me. Regarding this, you did care, but you lacked opportunity. 11#Php 3:8; 1Ti 6:6–9I do not speak because I have need, for I have learned in whatever state I am to be content. 12#2Co 11:27; 11:9I know both how to face humble circumstances and how to have abundance. Everywhere and in all things I have learned the secret, both to be full and to be hungry, both to abound and to suffer need. 13#2Co 12:9–10; Eph 3:16I can do all things because of Christ who strengthens me.
14#Php 1:7Nevertheless you did well having shared in my affliction. 15#Php 1:5; 2Co 11:8–12Now you Philippians know also, that in the beginning of the gospel when I departed from Macedonia, no church shared with me in the matter of giving and receiving, except you alone. 16#1Th 2:9Even in Thessalonica, you sent aid once and again for my necessity, 17#Titus 3:14not because I desired a gift, but I desire fruit that accumulates to your account. 18#Eph 5:2; Php 2:25–26But I have everything and abound. I have been filled, having received from Epaphroditus the things which were sent from you, like a sweet fragrance, an acceptable sacrifice, well pleasing to God. 19#Ro 2:4But my God shall supply your every need according to His riches in glory by Christ Jesus.
20#Ro 11:36; Gal 1:4–5Now to God and our Father be glory forever and ever. Amen.
Final Greetings
21#Gal 1:2Greet every saint in Christ Jesus. The brothers who are with me greet you. 22#2Co 13:13; Php 1:13All the saints greet you, especially those who are of Caesar’s household.
23#Ro 16:20The grace of our Lord Jesus Christ be with you all. Amen.