- Therefore, my brothers and sisters, you whom I love and long for, my joy and crown, stand firm in the Lord in this way, dear friends!
- I plead with Euodia and I plead with Syntyche to be of the same mind in the Lord.
- Yes, and I ask you, my true companion, help these women since they have contended at my side in the cause of the gospel, along with Clement and the rest of my co-workers, whose names are in the book of life.
- Rejoice in the Lord always. I will say it again: Rejoice!
- Let your gentleness be evident to all. The Lord is near.
- Do not be anxious about anything, but in every situation, by prayer and petition, with thanksgiving, present your requests to God.
- And the peace of God, which transcends all understanding, will guard your hearts and your minds in Christ Jesus.
- Finally, brothers and sisters, whatever is true, whatever is noble, whatever is right, whatever is pure, whatever is lovely, whatever is admirable—if anything is excellent or praiseworthy—think about such things.
- Whatever you have learned or received or heard from me, or seen in me—put it into practice. And the God of peace will be with you. Thanks for Their Gifts
- I rejoiced greatly in the Lord that at last you renewed your concern for me. Indeed, you were concerned, but you had no opportunity to show it.
- I am not saying this because I am in need, for I have learned to be content whatever the circumstances.
- I know what it is to be in need, and I know what it is to have plenty. I have learned the secret of being content in any and every situation, whether well fed or hungry, whether living in plenty or in want.
- I can do all this through him who gives me strength.
- Yet it was good of you to share in my troubles.
- Moreover, as you Philippians know, in the early days of your acquaintance with the gospel, when I set out from Macedonia, not one church shared with me in the matter of giving and receiving, except you only;
- for even when I was in Thessalonica, you sent me aid more than once when I was in need.
- Not that I desire your gifts; what I desire is that more be credited to your account.
- I have received full payment and have more than enough. I am amply supplied, now that I have received from Epaphroditus the gifts you sent. They are a fragrant offering, an acceptable sacrifice, pleasing to God.
- And my God will meet all your needsaccording to the riches of his glory in Christ Jesus.
- To our God and Father be glory for ever and ever. Amen.
- Greet all God’s people in Christ Jesus. The brothers and sisters who are with me send greetings.
- All God’s people here send you greetings, especially those who belong to Caesar’s household.
- The grace of the Lord Jesus Christ be with your spirit. Amen.
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