The Struggle is Real

Philippians 1:27-28 New American Standard Bible (NASB) 27 Only conduct yourselves in a manner worthy of the gospel of Christ, so that whether I come and see you or remain absent, I will hear of you that you are standing firm in one spirit, with one [a]mind striving together for the faith of the gospel; 28 in no way alarmed by your opponents—which is a sign of destruction […]

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To Live is Christ pt. 2

Philippians 1:19-24 New American Standard Bible (NASB) 19 for I know that this will turn out for my [a]deliverance through your [b]prayers and the provision of the Spirit of Jesus Christ, 20 according to my earnest expectation and hope, that I will not be put to shame in anything, but that with all boldness, Christ will even now, as always, be exalted in my body, whether by life or by […]

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To Live is Christ pt. 1

Philippians 1:19-24 New American Standard Bible (NASB) 19 for I know that this will turn out for my [a]deliverance through your [b]prayers and the provision of the Spirit of Jesus Christ, 20 according to my earnest expectation and hope, that I will not be put to shame in anything, but that with all boldness, Christ will even now, as always, be exalted in my body, whether by life or by […]

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Christ Proclaimed = Joy Unspeakable pt. 2

Philippians 1:14-18 New American Standard Bible (NASB) 14 and that most of the [a]brethren, trusting in the Lord because of my [b]imprisonment, have far more courage to speak the word of God without fear.15 Some, to be sure, are preaching Christ even [c]from envy and strife, but some also [d]from good will; 16 the latter do it out of love, knowing that I am appointed for the […]

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Christ Proclaimed = Joy Unspeakable pt. 1

Philippians 1:12-13 New American Standard Bible (NASB) The Gospel Is Preached 12 Now I want you to know, brethren, that my circumstances have turned out for the greater progress of the gospel, 13 so that my [a]imprisonment in the cause ofChrist has become well known throughout the whole [b]praetorian guard and to everyone else,

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The Foundation of Joy pt. 2

Philippians 1:7-11 New American Standard Bible (NASB) 7 [a]For it is only right for me to feel this way about you all, because I have you in my heart, since both in my [b]imprisonment and in the defense and confirmation of the gospel, you all are partakers of grace with me. 8 For God is my witness, how I long for you all with the [c]affection […]

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The Pursuit of Joy

Philippians 1:1-5 New American Standard Bible (NASB) Thanksgiving 1 Paul and Timothy, bond-servants of Christ Jesus, To all the [a]saints in Christ Jesus who are in Philippi, [b]including the overseers and deacons: 2 Grace to you and peace from God our Father and the Lord Jesus Christ. 3 I thank my God in all my remembrance of you, 4 always offering prayer with joy in my every prayer for you all, 5 in view […]

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