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Spirit, which is the word of my affairs, and how I do, TychGod:
icus, a beloved brother and faith18 Praying always with all ful minister in the Lord, shall prayer and supplication in the make known to you all things : Spirit, and watching thereunto 22 Whom I have sent unto with all perseverance and sup- you for the same purpose, that ye plication for all saints ; inight know our affairs, and that
19 And for me, that utterance he might comfort your hearts. may be given unto me, that I 23 Peace be to the brethren, may open my mouth boldly, to and love with faith from God make known the mystery of the the Father and the Lord Jesus gospel,
Christ. 20 For which I am an ambas- 24 Grace be with all them that sador in bonds: that therein I love our Lord Jesus Christ in may speak boldly, as I ought to sincerity. Amen. speak.
I Written from Rome unto the 21 But that ye also may know Ephesians by Tychicus.
I The Epistle of PAUL, the Apostle to the PHILIPPIANS. CHAP. I,
much as both in my bonds, and 3 Paul's thankfulness and prayer to God for in the defence and confirmation
them: 21 his readiness to suffer : 27 he of the gospel, ye all are partaexhorteth them to walk worthily. kers of my grace. PAUL and Timotheus, the 8 For God is my record, how
servants of Jesus Christ, to greatly I long after you all in the all the saints in Christ Jesus bowels of Jesus Christ. which are at Philippi, with the 9 And this I pray, that your bishops and deacons :
love may abound yet more and 2 Grace be unto you, and more in knowledge and in all peace, from God our Father, and judgment; from the Lord Jesus Christ. 10 That ye may approve
3 I thank my God upon every things that are excellent; that* remembrance of you,
ye may be sincere and without 4 Always in every prayer offence till the day of Christ; of mine for you all making re- 11 Being filled with the fruits quest with joy,
of righteousness, which are by 5 For your fellowship in the Jesus Christ, unto the glory and gospel from the first day until praise of God, Dow;
12 But I would ye should 6 Being confident of this very understand, brethren, that the thing, that he which hath begun things which happened unto me a good work in you, will perform have fallen out rather unto the it until the day of Jesus Christ : furtherance of the gospel;
7 Even as it is meet for me 13 So that my bonds in Christ to think this of you all, because are manifest in all the palace, I have you in my heart; inas- and in all other places ;
14 And many of the brethren your furtherance and joy of in the Lord waxing confident faith; by my bonds, are inuch more 26' That your rejoicing way bold to speak the word without be inore abundant in Jesus fear.
Christ for me by my coming to 15 Some indeed preach Christ you again. even of envy and strife; and 27 Only let your conversation some also of good will. be as it becometh the gospel of
16 The one preach Christ of Christ: that whether I come contention, not sincerely, sup- and see you, or else be absent, posing to add affliction to my I may hear of your affairs, that bonds :
ye stand fast in one spirit, with 17 But the other of love, one mind striving together for knowing that I am set for the the faith of the gospel ; defence of the gospel,
28 And in nothing terrified 18 What then notwithstand-by your adversaries: which is to ing, every way, whether in pre-them an evident token of pertence or in truth, Christ is dition, but to you of salvation, preached; and I therein do re- and that of God. joice, yea, and will rejoice. 29 For unto you it is given in
19 For I know that this shall the behalf of Christ, not only to turn to my salvation through believe on him, but also to suffer your prayer, and the supply of for his sake; the Spirit of Jesus Christ, 30 Having the same conflict
20 According to my earnest which ye saw in me, and now expectation, and my hope, that hear to be in me. in nothing I shall be ashamed,
CHAP. II. but that with all boldness, as al
1 Love and unity recommended ; 3 humil. ways, so now also, Christ shall)' ity; 12 to be diligent in the way of salva be magnified in my body, tion; 14 and cheerfully to submit to God's whether it be by life or by death. 21 For to me to live is Christ
. If there be therefore any con
solation in Christ, if any and to die is gain.
comfort of love, if any fellow22 But if I live in the flesh, ship of the Spirit, if any bowels this is the fruit of my labour : and mercies, yet what I shall choose I wot 2 Fulfil ye my joy, that ye be not.
like-minded, having the same * 23 For I am in a strait be- love, being of one accord, of one twixt two, having a desire to mind. depart, and to be with Christ; 3 Let nothing be done through which is far better :
strife or vain glory; but in low24 Nevertheless, to abide in liness of mind let each esteem the flesh is more needful for other better than themselves. you.
4 Look not every man on 25 And having this confi- his own things, but every man dence, I know that I shall abide also on the things of others. and continue with you all for 5 Let this mind be in yoll,
which was also in Christ Je- upon the sacrifice and service sus:
of your faith, I joy, and rejoice 6 Who, being in the form of with you all. God, thought it not robbery to 18 For the same cause also be equal with God :
do ye joy, and rejoice with me. 7 But made himself of no 19 But I trust in the Lord reputation, and took upon him Jesus to send Tinotheus shortly the form of a servant, and was unto you, that I also may be of made in the likeness of men : good comfort, when I know
8 And being found in fashion your state. as a man, he humbled himself 20 For I have no man likeand became obedient unto death, minded, who will naturally care even the death of the cross. for your state.
9 Wherefore God also hath 21 For all seek their own, highly exalted him, and given not the things which are Jesus hin a name which is above ev-Christ's. ery name :
22 But ye know the proof 10 That at the name of Jesus of him, that as a son with the every knee should bow, of things father, he hath served with me in heaven, and things in earth, in the gospel. and things under the earth; 23 Ilim therefore I hope to
11 And that every tongue send presently, so soon as I shall should confess that Jesus Christ see how it will go with me. is Lord, to the glory of God the 24 But I trust in the Lord Father.
that I also myself shall come 12 Wherefore, my beloved, shortly; as ye have always obeyed, not 25 Yet I supposed it necessaas in my presence only, but now ry to send to you Epaphrodimuch more in my absence, work tus, my brother, and companion out your own salvation with in labour, and fellow-soldier, but fear and trembling.
your messenger, and he that 13 For it is God which work-ministered to my wants. eth in you both to will and to 26 For he longed after you do of his good pleasure. all, and was full of heaviness,
14 Do all things without because that ye had heard that murmurings and disputings: he had been sick.
15 That ye may be blameless 27 For indeed he was sick and harmless, the sons of God, nigh unto death : but God had without rebuke, in the midst of a mercy on him; and not on him crooked and perverse nation, only, but on me also, lest I among whom ye shine as lights should have sorrow upon sorin the world;
16 Holding forth the word of 28 I sent him therefore the life; that I may rejoice in the more carefully, that, when ye day of Christ, that I have not see him again, ye may rejoice, run in vain, neither laboured in and that I may be the less sorvain.
rowful. 17 Yea, and if I be offered 29 Receive him therefore in
the Lord with all gladness; and having mine own righteousness, hold such in reputation. which is of the law, but that
30 Because for the work of which is through the faith of Christ he was nigh unto death, Christ, the righteousness which not regarding his life, to supply is of God by faith : your lack of service toward me. 10 That I may know him, CHAP. III.
and the power of his resurrec2 To beware of false teachers; 4 his grounds tion, and the fellowship of his
them all ; 12 his anxiety for the heavenly sufferings, being made conformprize.
able unto his death; FINALLY, my brethren, re- 11 If by any means I might
joice in the Lord. To attain unto the resurrection of write the same things to you, to the dead. me indeed is not grievous, but 12 Not as though I had alfor you it is safe.
ready attained, either were al2 Beware of dogs, beware of ready perfect : but I follow afevil workers, beware of the ter, if that I may apprehend that concision.
for which also I am apprehended 3 For we are the circumcis- of Christ Jesus. ion, which worship God in the 13 Brethren, I count not mySpirit, and rejoice in Christ Je- self to have apprehended : but sus, and have no confidence this one thing I do, forgetting in the flesh.
those things which are behind, 4 Though I might also have and reaching forth unto those confidence in the Aesh. If any things which are before, other man thinketh that he hath 14 I press toward the mark whereof he might trust in the for the prize of the high calling flesh, I more:
of God in Christ Jesus. 5 Circumcised the eighth day, 15 Let us therefore, as many of the stock of Israel, of the as be perfect, be thus minded: tribe of Benjamin, a Hebrew and if in any thing ye be othof the Hebrews ; as touching erwise minded, God shall reveal the law, a Pharisee;
even this unto you. 6 Concerning zeal, persecut- 16 Nevertheless, whereto we ing the church ; touching the have already attained, let us righteousness which is in the walk by the same rule, let us law, blameless.
mind the same thing: Ý But what things were gain 17 Brethren, be followers toto me, those I counted loss for gether of me, and mark them Christ.
which walk so as ye have us for 8 Yea doubtless, and I count an ensample. all things but loss for the excel- 18 (For many walk, of whom lency of the knowledge of Christ I have told you often, and now Jesus my Lord: for whom I tell you even weeping, that they have suffered the loss of all are the enemies of the cross of things, and do count them but Christ: dung, that I may win Christ, 19 Whose end is destruction,
9 And be found in hii, not/ whose God is their belly, and
whose glory is in their shame, things are just, whatsoeverthings who mind earthly things.) are pure, whatsoever things are :
20 For our conversation is in lovely, whatsoever things are of heaven ; from whence also we good report;if there be any virtue, look for the Saviour, the Lord and if there be any praise, think Jesus Christ :
on these things. 21 Who shall change our vile 9 Those things which ye body, that it may be fashioned have both learned,
and received, like unto his glorious body, ac- and heard, and seen in me, do: cording to the working whereby and the God of peace shall be he is able even to subdue all with you. things unto himself.
10 But I rejoiced in the Lord CHAP. IV.
greatly, that now at the last your 4 General exhortations ; 10 his joy for their care of me hath flourished again; liberality toward him, and God's grace in wherein ye were also careful,
but ye lacked opportunity: THEREFORE, my breth- 11 Not that I speak in re
ren dearly, beloved and spect of want: for I have learnlonged for, my joy and crown, ed, in whatsoever state I am, so stand fast in the Lord, my therewith to be content. dearly beloved.
12 I know both how to be 2 I beseech Euodias, and be- abased, and I know how to
2 seech Syntyche, that they be of abound: every where and in all the same mind in the Lord. things I am instructed both to
3 And I entreat thee also, be full and to be hungry, both true yoke-fellow, help those wo-to abound and to suffer need. men which laboured with me 13 I can do all things through in the gospel, with Clement also, Christ which strengtheneth me. and with other my fellow-labour- 14 Notwithstanding, ye have ers, whose names are in the well done that ye did communibook of life.
cate with my affliction. 4 Rejoice in the Lord al- 15 Now ye Philippians, know ways; and again I say, Rejoice. also, that in the beginning of the
5 Let your moderation be gospel, when I departed from known unto all men. The Lord Macedonia, no church commuis at hand.
nicated with me as concerning 6 Be careful for nothing; but giving and receiving, but ye in every thing by prayer and only. supplication with thanksgiving 16 For even in Thessalolet your request be made known nica ye sent once and again unto God.
unto my necessity. 7 And the peace of God, 17 Not because I desire a which passeth all understanding, gift : but I desire fruit that way shall keep your hearts and minds abound to your account. through Christ Jesus.
18 But I have all,andabound: 8 Finally, brethren, whatso- I am full, having received of ever things are true, whatsoever Epaphroditus the things which things are honest, whatsoever were sent from you, an odour of