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The letter of Paul to the Philippians.

by Pat Edwin Harrell

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Published by R. B. Sweet in Austin, Tex .
Written in English

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  • Bible. N.T. Philippians -- Commentaries.

  • Edition Notes

    Bibliography: p. 41-42.

    SeriesThe Living word commentary,, 12
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsBS2705.3 .H37
    The Physical Object
    Pagination150 p.
    Number of Pages150
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL5753691M
    ISBN 100834400049
    LC Control Number71079956
    OCLC/WorldCa85563

      Author: Philippians identifies the author of the Book of Philippians as the apostle Paul, likely along with the help of Timothy. Date of Writing: The Book of Philippians was written in approximately A.D. Purpose of Writing: The Epistle to the Philippians, one of Paul’s prison epistles, was written in Rome. It was at Philippi, which the apostle visited on his second missionary journey. Paul and Silas in prison at Philippi (Acts ) Paul writes to the believers at Philippi and prays for them (Philippians ) God has done good things because of Paul’s time in a prison (Philippians ) Christ is worth more than everything (Philippians ) Be more like Christ (Philippians ).

    Philippians 1 - This letter is from Paul and Timothy, slaves of Christ Jesus. I am writing to all of God's holy people in Philippi who belong to Christ Jesus, including the elders* and deacons. Paul’s gratitude to the Philippians for their financial support (). Final greetings (). Key messages of Philippians. While the book addresses many important subjects, and we encourage you to read the entire book, here are a few concepts to note. The archaeological site at ancient Philippi (photo courtesy Eric McLeod).

    An abundance of grammatical, textual, and historical information is presented in the footnotes, special notes, and appendices. Paul's Letter to the Philippians will provide a mine of information for all students of Paul especially of the Epistle to the Philippians. It should be in the hands of every serious scholar, pastor, and : Wm. B. Eerdmans Publishing Co. Paul urges the Philippians to have humility, which in this letter means to put other first and consciously seek what is est for others over what may be best for one's self. Paul indicates to the Philippians that suffering can actually have all of the following positive effects except.


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Letter of Paul to the Philippians, New Testament letter written by Paul the Apostle, while he was in prison (probably at Rome about ad 62), and addressed to the Christian congregation he had established in Macedonia. Apprehensive that his execution was close at hand, yet hoping somehow to visit the Philippians again, Paul explains that he was imprisoned for preaching the gospel of Christ.

There has never been any serious doubt as to the authorship of the letter to the Philippians. Paul claims to have written it (; on the relationship of Timothy to the writing of the letter see, “Lesson 2: The Greeting”) and when compared to say Romans, 1 and 2 Corinthians, and Galatians, all the internal characteristics of language, style.

Paul, Timothy, and Epaphroditus are the major personalities in the book of Philippians. Key Verses Philippians And being found in human form, he humbled himself by becoming obedient to the point of death, even death on a cross. Philippians Commentary. This is one of Paul’s shortest letters and one of the smallest books in the New Testament but there are such powerful teachings in this little dynamo.

What was Paul’s purpose in writing the book of Philippians. He wanted to thank this church for their gift of love. How amazing that he wanted to thank them while he. The Apostle Paul wrote his letter to the Philippians to thank them.

They had sent him a financial gift through a man named Epaphroditus. Epaphroditus also went above and beyond to help Paul with his work (Philippians ). Additionally, the Philippian church supported Paul when he was imprisoned before (Acts 16). So part of the reason Paul. The book of Philippians is a Prison Epistle (letter written while in prison).

Paul wrote it about 62 A.D. as he anticipated his release from prison. They key personalities are the Apostle Paul, Timothy, Epaphroditus, Euodia, and Syntyche. It was written to show his appreciation and love to the Philippians in a thank-you letter for their.

PHILIPPIANS SUMMARY. Book of Philippians is a letter from Paul and Timothy to Christians in the city of Philippi. Philippians was among the last letters Paul penned, having written it from Roman custody sometime around 61 AD.

Paul’s house arrest in Rome is recorded in Acts and this appears to be the happenings in which the. The Epistle of St. Paul to the Philippians is one of his 4 Captivity Letters, along with Ephesians (which precedes it), Colossians (which follows it), and Philemon in the New Testament of the Bible.

Paul established the first Christian community at Philippi in Europe on his Second Missionary Journey (Acts - ).While he was in Asia Minor, he had planned to travel to Bithynia, but. THE LETTER TO THE PHILIPPIANS. Philippi, in northeastern Greece, was a city of some importance in the Roman province of Macedonia.

Lying on the great road from the Adriatic coast to Byzantium, the Via Egnatia, and in the midst of rich agricultural plains near the gold deposits of Mt. Pangaeus, it was in Paul’s day a Roman town (), with a Greek-Macedonian population and a small group of Jews.

Published on Watch our overview video on the book of Philippians, which breaks down the literary design of the book and its flow of thought. In Phillippians, Paul thanks the. The book of Philippians is a powerful letter of encouragement. Paul prays for the church to grow in knowledge and depth of insight so we will be filled with the fruit of righteousness.

He then shares several key things on how to do this. The main themes that run through Philippians are imitating Christ’s example and rejoicing in every. Joy is a central theme in the book of Philippians. There are 15 explicit references to some form of either the noun “joy” (chara in Greek) or the verb “rejoice” (chairo) in this short letter.

Paul prays for the Philippian believers with joy (chara) because of their partnership with him in the gospel.(). Book of Philippians. Suggested result. Philippians 1 [Full Chapter] [ Greetings from Paul] This letter is from Paul and Timothy, slaves of Christ Jesus.

I am writing to all of God’s holy people in Philippi who belong to Christ Jesus, including the church leaders and deacons. May God our Father and the Lord Jesus Christ give you grace and peace.

The Letter to the Philippians. Philippi, in northeastern Greece, was a city of some importance in the Roman province of Macedonia. Lying on the great road from the Adriatic coast to Byzantium, the Via Egnatia, and in the midst of rich agricultural plains near the gold deposits of Mt.

Pangaeus, it was in Paul’s day a Roman town (), with a Greek-Macedonian population and a small group of Jews. Introduction: A LOOK AT THE BOOK. The letter to the Philippians was from "Paul and Timothy" to "all the saints in Christ Jesus who are in Philippi, with the bishops (or overseers) and deacons." Philippians This is one of four letters written by the apostle Paul during his first Roman imprisonment.

undertaken to provide earnest students of the New Testament with an exposition that is thorough and abreast of modern scholarship and at the same time loyal to the Scriptures as the infallible Word of God.

This statement reflects the underlying purpose of The New International Commentary on the New Testament. Begun in the late s by an international team of New Testament scholars, the /5(3). Paul thanks the Philippian Christians for their generosity and shares how they are all called to imitate Jesus’ self-giving love.

In the book of Philippians, we read a series of short vignettes revolving around the Messiah Poem in Chapter 2.

The poem retells the gospel story and references Adam's rebellion from Genesis and the suffering. In Philippians he refers to the saints of “Caesar’s household.” Finally, in Paul states that the Philippians sent aid to Paul while he was in Thessalonica.

This would seem to indicate a later date for the writing of the letter. Paul’s reference to Thessalonica is s big support for this. Paul's Letter to the Philippians by Gordon Fee is in the New International Commentary on the New Testament (NICNT) series published by Eerdmans.

In this important commentary on this gem of a letter, Fee delves deeply into Paul's thought and Paul's world/5(40). Paul’s Letter to the Philippians 3 Leader’s Summary: Miles O’Neill Welcome to Paul’s letter to the Philippians.

This Epistle is a powerful book to study as a group because it is written to a group yet with a very personal tone. I am excited that you are taking the time to lead others through it. I. Greetings from Paul and Timothy (2 Samuel ; 1 Chronicles ; Colossians )1 Paul and Timothy, servants of Christ Jesus.

To all the saints in Christ Jesus at Philippi, together with the overseers and deacons: 2 Grace and peace to you from God our Father and the Lord Jesus Christ. Thanksgiving and Prayer.St Paul’s letter to the church of Philippi is best known for its passage on the ‘emptying’ of Christ, but it is also a source of pastoral advice and joyful encouragement to the Philippian Christians.

Peter Edmonds SJ explores the context and content of one of Paul’s shortest but most appealing epistles.Explore our list of Philippians, Letter of Paul to the->Commentaries NOOK Books at Barnes & Noble®.

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