Paul begins this epistle with greetings to the believers in Colossae. He thanks God for the the news he and Timothy heard about the Colossians’ faith and love.
This exposition is a review of the last two chapters of Philippians. Each chapter is split into smaller passages with the main ideas and implications summarized for each passage.
This exposition is a review of the first two chapters of Philippians. Each chapter is split into smaller passages with the main ideas and implications summarized for each passage.
Paul continues to give attention to the Philippians' generosity in these verses (4:10-20) and points out: 1) their uniqueness (in supporting him), 2) their reward (from God) and 3) God's provision (to meet their needs). Paul then concludes his letter with final words of greeting and one last prayer (4:21-23).
After the sundry items (4:1-9), Paul gives attention to one final topic: the gift from the Philippians. In these verses, he shares his perspective regarding material provision: 1) his joy, 2) his contentment, and 3) their partnership.
In this section, Paul adds two more exhortations to the first three in 4:1-5. These are: 1) anxiety and peace, and 2) thought-life and practice.