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Philippians 1 - AMP

2 Grace (favor and blessing) to you and peace from God our Father and the Lord Jesus Christ (the Messiah). 3 I thank my God in all my remembrance of you. 4 In every prayer of mine I always make my entreaty and petition for you all with joy (delight). 5 for your fellowship (your Marvin Vincent, Word Studies in the New Testament.sympathetic cooperation and contributions and partnership) in advancing the good news (the Gospel) from the first day until now. 6 And I am convinced and sure of this very thing, that He Who began a good work in you will continue until the day of Jesus Christ , developing and perfecting and bringing it to full completion in you. 7 It is right and appropriate for me to have this confidence and feel this way about you all, because Alternate translation.you have me in your heart and I hold you in my heart as partakers and sharers, one and all with me, of grace (God's unmerited favor and spiritual blessing). both when I am shut up in prison and when I am out in the defense and confirmation of the good news (the Gospel). 8 For God is my witness how I long for and Joseph Thayer, A Greek-English Lexicon of the New Testament.pursue you all with love, in the tender mercy of Christ Jesus ! 9 And this I pray: that your love may abound yet more and more and extend to its fullest development in knowledge and all keen insight , 10 So that you may surely learn to sense what is vital, and approve and prize what is excellent and of real value , and that you may be untainted and pure and unerring and blameless the day of Christ . 11 May you abound in and be filled with the fruits of righteousness (of right standing with God and right doing) which come through Jesus Christ (the Anointed One), to the honor and praise of God . 12 Now I want you to know and continue to rest assured, brethren, that what to me has actually only served to advance and give a renewed impetus to the good news (the Gospel). 13 So much is this a fact that throughout the whole imperial guard and to all the rest my imprisonment has become generally known to be in Christ . 14 And most of the brethren have derived fresh confidence in the Lord because of my chains and are much more bold to speak and publish fearlessly the Word of God . 15 Some, it is true, preach Christ (the Messiah) out of envy and rivalry (party spirit), but others are doing so out of a loyal spirit and goodwill. 16 The order of verses and 17 is that of the most ancient manuscripts; the King James Version has them reversed.The latter out of love, because they recognize and know that I am put here for the defense of the good news (the Gospel). 17 The order of verses 16 and is that of the most ancient manuscripts; the King James Version has them reversed.But the former preach Christ out of a party spirit, insincerely , supposing they are making my bondage more bitter and my chains more galling. 18 But what does it matter, so long as either way, whether in pretense or in all honesty , Christ is being proclaimed? And in that I rejoice, yes, and I shall rejoice also. 19 For I am well assured and indeed know that through your prayers and a Marvin Vincent, Word Studies.bountiful supply of the Spirit of Jesus Christ (the Messiah) this will turn out for my preservation (for the spiritual health and Marvin Vincent, Word Studies.welfare of my own soul) and avail toward the saving work of the Gospel. 20 This is in keeping with my own eager desire and persistent expectation and hope, that I shall not disgrace myself nor be put to shame in anything; but that with the utmost freedom of speech and unfailing courage, now as always heretofore, Christ (the Messiah) will be magnified and get glory and praise in this body of mine and be boldly exalted in my person, whether through (by) life or through (by) death. 21 For me to live is Christ , and to die is gain . 22 If, however, it is to be life in the flesh and I am to live on here, that means fruitful service for me; so I can say nothing as to my personal preference , 23 But I am hard pressed between the two. My yearning desire is to depart (to be free of this world, to set forth) and be with Christ, for that is far, far better; 24 But to remain in my body is more needful and essential for your sake. 25 Since I am convinced of this, I know that I shall remain and stay by you all, to promote your progress and joy in believing, 26 So that in me you may have abundant cause for exultation and glorying in Christ Jesus, through my coming to you again. 27 Only be sure as citizens so to conduct yourselves your manner of life worthy of the good news (the Gospel) of Christ, so that whether I come and see you or am absent, I may hear this of you: that you are standing firm in united spirit and purpose, striving side by side and contending with a single mind for the faith of the glad tidings (the Gospel). 28 And do not be frightened or intimidated in anything by your opponents and adversaries, for such will be a clear sign (proof and seal) to them of destruction, but of your deliverance and salvation, and that from God. 29 For you have been granted for Christ's sake not only to believe in (adhere to, rely on, and trust in) Him, but also to suffer in His behalf. 30 So you are engaged in the same conflict which you saw me and which you now hear to be mine .

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Jerry Cosper avatar
To Live Is Christ Means What?
Shared by: Jerry Cosper on Jan, 2017
Summary: What does it mean TO LIVE IS CHRIST? What does it mean to you?
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Denomination: Baptist
Views: 223
Barnabas Park avatar
For to me, to live is Christ and to die is gain.
Shared by: Barnabas Park on Jan, 2017
Summary: Prepare your life for the final graduation, which is a commencement of new life whether in endless hope or hopeless end.
Scripture: Philippians 1:21
Denomination: Baptist
Views: 46
T.J. Conwell avatar
Looking ahead to 2017
Shared by: T.J. Conwell on Jan, 2017
Summary: How will you honor Christ and be a part of your church in the New Year? If we won’t reach out, or if we won’t work together to do reach others, we've become an exclusive, limiting club filled with Pharisees … which is dangerous ground to be on!
Scripture: Philippians 1:1-30
Denomination: Baptist
Views: 63
Rodney Fry avatar
Life's Problem
Shared by: Rodney Fry on Dec, 2016
Summary: The Christian's life work may be compared to the solution of a problem in mathematics
Denomination: Baptist
Views: 5
Robert Shearon avatar
Vantage Point
Shared by: Robert Shearon on Dec, 2016
Summary: Like a football coach in the press box, God has a better vantage point to help us life our lives.
Scripture: Philippians 1:1
Views: 0
randy edwards avatar
Joy to the world - a study of Philippians- part 1 "Joy in others"
Shared by: randy edwards on Nov, 2016
Summary: Part on of our study of Joy though the words of Paul to the church at Philippi
Dan Carroll avatar
The Life of Paul Part VIII - No Regrets
Shared by: Dan Carroll on Nov, 2016
Summary: Paul had settled eternal issues. For him death wasn’t the end, but a new beginning. A change of address only. He lived life. He had one goal in life. He wrote about it. II Thessalonians 1:12, “…the name of our Lord Jesus will be glorified...”
David Henderson avatar
"Live like you were Dying"
Shared by: David Henderson on Nov, 2016
Summary: What would you do if you knew you were dying? How would you speak to others? What would change?
based on 2 ratings
Scripture: Philippians 1:20-26
Denomination: Baptist
Views: 177
Ken Henson avatar
Benefits of Generosity
Shared by: Ken Henson on Nov, 2016
Summary: When we give to the LORD's work we are blessed immediately with the joy of participating in something bigger than ourselves. We also look forward to eternal rewards as God gives to us rewards for the reach of our gift far beyond what would could imagine.
Scripture: Philippians 1:3-6
Denomination: *other
Views: 123
Ken Henson avatar
Prayer for the One You Love
Shared by: Ken Henson on Nov, 2016
Summary: How do you pray for one you love dearly? Paul demonstrates a prayer for abounding love, knowledge, insight, discernment of excellence, purity without offense, righteous fruit and glory to God.
Scripture: Philippians 1:7-11
Denomination: *other
Views: 63
Christopher Benfield avatar
Behavior becoming of Citizens
Shared by: Christopher Benfield on Oct, 2016
Summary: The church faced difficulty within a culture loyal to Rome. While they were subject to Roman authority, their primary responsibility was to the Sovereign Lord. We are citizens of two worlds, and our allegiance belongs to Christ. We must always honor Him.
based on 2 ratings
Scripture: Philippians 1:27-30
Denomination: Baptist
Views: 631
Rick Burdette avatar
Partners in the Gospel
Shared by: Rick Burdette on Oct, 2016
Summary: Missions, Togetherness, The Gospel
Ken Henson avatar
The Benefits of Imprisonment
Shared by: Ken Henson on Oct, 2016
Summary: When our base drives are confined by the shackles of God’s love, they are morphed into rockets of exploration. I believe Paul and Timothy invite us to join them in prison and slavery, and, thereby, to become agents of unimaginable liberation.
Scripture: Philippians 1:1-2
Denomination: *other
Views: 49
Christopher Benfield avatar
Torn between Two
Shared by: Christopher Benfield on Oct, 2016
Summary: Although Paul desired to be in the Lord's presence, he knew it was more needful to remain for the church. He was determined to glorify Christ in life or death. We too need to remain committed and faithful to the work the Lord given us.
Scripture: Philippians 1:19-26
Denomination: Baptist
Views: 238
Christopher Benfield avatar
Committed to Promoting the Gospel
Shared by: Christopher Benfield on Sep, 2016
Summary: Even though Paul was in bonds, he rejoiced that the Gospel continued to be preached. He refused to allow his circumstances create despair. We too must seek every opportunity to share our faith, while rejoicing for others who are committed as well.
Scripture: Philippians 1:12-18
Denomination: Baptist
Views: 102
Lyle Asbill avatar
Remembering 9/11
Shared by: Lyle Asbill on Sep, 2016
Summary: "Never Forget" 9/11/16 Remembrance
Christopher Benfield avatar
A Prayer of Purpose
Shared by: Christopher Benfield on Sep, 2016
Summary: Paul loved the church at Philippi and was committed to praying for them. We need to share the same commitment to pray for the church. There are real people with real needs, that need specific prayers.
Scripture: Philippians 1:9-11
Denomination: Baptist
Views: 227
Christopher Benfield avatar
Partners in the Faith
Shared by: Christopher Benfield on Sep, 2016
Summary: Paul was confident in the Lord and committed to the church. We need to share his confidence in the Lord and a genuine commitment and devotion to the church.
based on 1 rating
Scripture: Philippians 1:3-8
Denomination: Baptist
Views: 163
Christopher Benfield avatar
A Greeting of Grace
Shared by: Christopher Benfield on Aug, 2016
Summary: Although Paul was imprisoned, he sought to encourage the church at Philippi. He urged them to focus on Christ and His grace. Like Paul, we need to encourage others while keeping our focus on the Lord. He must be central to all we do.
Scripture: Philippians 1:1-2
Denomination: Baptist
Views: 1,548
J Jeffrey  Smead avatar
Life's Short Stay Awake (The Parable of the Serving Master)
Shared by: J Jeffrey Smead on Aug, 2016
Summary: The translation we heard states that the servants are waiting for the master a better translation describes servants who are expecting the master.Waiting is passive, much like waiting for a bus or a cab. Expecting denotes excitement, energy, enthusiasm.
Pastor: Jose Luis Dejoy avatar
Una Vida con Sentido. Filipenses 1.
Shared by: Pastor: Jose Luis Dejoy on Jun, 2016
Summary: Vidas Transformadas por el Poder de la Palabra.
Series: Felipenses
Scripture: Philippians 1:28
Denomination: Christian Church
Views: 115
Marion Bell Hill avatar
Complete Confidence in God
Shared by: Marion Bell Hill on Jun, 2016
Summary: Everything God has started in us He is able to complete it until the day of Jesus Christ.
Scripture: Philippians 1:1-11
Denomination: Baptist
Views: 362
Perry Greene avatar
Shared by: Perry Greene on Jun, 2016
Summary: This is the final lesson in this series. It shows the opportunity we have to express joy, gratitude and God's glory through prayer.
based on 1 rating
Scripture: Philippians 1:3-11
Views: 1,978
Ron Freeman, Evangelist avatar
Paul's Prayer For Philippi
Shared by: Ron Freeman, Evangelist on Apr, 2016
Summary: To discuss Paul's prayer for Philippi. This should be our prayer for this congregation in all earnest and sincerity. That it abound in love and grace; approve of things that are excellent; and abide blamelessly until the coming of the Lord Jesus Christ.
Kevin L. Jones avatar
Living On Earth, Longing For Heaven
Shared by: Kevin L. Jones on Apr, 2016
Summary: A sermon examining the fact that Heaven is waiting for the believer, but there is still work to do on earth.
based on 7 ratings
Scripture: Philippians 1:21-26
Denomination: Baptist
Views: 6,645
William R. Nabaza avatar
Paul's imprisonment advanced the gospel
Shared by: William R. Nabaza on Mar, 2016
Summary: To show that GOD meant us to be living sacrifices here on earth for the furherance of the gospel. Matthew 28:19 (Amplified Bible) Go then and make disciples of all the nations, baptizing them into the name of the Father and of the Son and of the Holy Sp
Derrick Strickland avatar
Triumphant Joy Defined
Shared by: Derrick Strickland on Mar, 2016
Summary: What is "Triumphant Joy" ?
based on 1 rating
Scripture: Philippians 1:13-30
Denomination: Calvary Chapel
Views: 710
Derrick Strickland avatar
Triumphant Joy Refined
Shared by: Derrick Strickland on Mar, 2016
Summary: Paul gives the church in Philippi the keys to refining our Joy.
Nigel Heath avatar
The Marks of Maturity
Shared by: Nigel Heath on Mar, 2016
Summary: Only when we can say, 'For me to live is Christ' can we truly say, 'to die is gain'. Spiritual maturity is the outcome of a life truly surrendered to Jesus Christ as Lord.
C. Philip Green avatar
A Worthy Life
Shared by: C. Philip Green on Feb, 2016
Summary: If we want to promote the good news of God’s love, then we must stand together in suffering for the Savior.
Series: Philippians
based on 2 ratings
Scripture: Philippians 1:27-30
Denomination: Evangelical Free
Views: 1,587