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									      Philippians

Joy in Adversity
            Philippians
1:1 Paul and Timothy, bond-servants
 of Christ Jesus, to all the saints in
 Christ Jesus who are in Philippi,
 including the overseers and
 deacons: 2 Grace to you and peace
 from God our Father and the Lord
 Jesus Christ.
            Philippians
1:1 Paul and Timothy, bond-servants
 of Christ Jesus, to all the saints in
 Christ Jesus who are in Philippi,
 including the overseers and
 deacons: 2 Grace to you and peace
 from God our Father and the Lord
 Jesus Christ.
            Philippians
1:1 Paul and Timothy, bond-servants
 of Christ Jesus, to all the saints in
 Christ Jesus who are in Philippi,
 including the overseers and
 deacons: 2 Grace to you and peace
 from God our Father and the Lord
 Jesus Christ.
            Philippians
PHP 1:3 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 of your
 participation in the gospel from the
 first day until now. 6 For I am
 confident of this very thing, that He
 who began a good work in you will
 perfect it until the day of Christ
 Jesus.
            Philippians
PHP 1:3 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 of your
 participation in the gospel from the
 first day until now. 6 For I am
 confident of this very thing, that He
 who began a good work in you will
 perfect it until the day of Christ
 Jesus.
            Philippians
PHP 1:3 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 of your
 participation in the gospel from the
 first day until now. 6 For I am
 confident of this very thing, that He
 who began a good work in you will
 perfect it until the day of Christ
 Jesus.
            Philippians
1:1 Paul and Timothy, bond-servants
 of Christ Jesus, to all the saints in
 Christ Jesus who are in Philippi,
 including the overseers and
 deacons: 2 Grace to you and peace
 from God our Father and the Lord
 Jesus Christ.
               Acts 16:8 and passing by
            Philippians
               Mysia, they came down
               to Troas. 9 And a vision
               appeared to Paul in the
               night: a certain man of
1:1 Paul and Timothy, bond-servants
               Macedonia was standing
 of Christ Jesus, to all the saints in
               and appealing to him,
               and are in Philippi,
 Christ Jesus whosaying, “Come over
 including the to Macedonia and help
                overseers and
               us.”
 deacons: 2 Grace to you and peace
 from God our Father and the Lord
 Jesus Christ.
               Acts 16:8 and passing by
            Philippians
               Mysia, they came down
               to Troas. 9 And a vision
               appeared to Paul in the
               night: a certain man of
1:1 Paul and Timothy, bond-servants
               Macedonia was standing
 of Christ Jesus, to all the saints in
               and appealing to him,
               and are in Philippi,
 Christ Jesus whosaying, “Come over
 including the to Macedonia and help
                overseers and
               us.” to you and he had
 deacons: 2 Grace 10 And whenpeace
               seen the vision, Lord
 from God our Father and the
               immediately we sought to
 Jesus Christ. go into Macedonia,
               concluding that God had
               called us to preach the
               gospel to them.
               Acts 16:11 Therefore
            Philippians
               putting out to sea from
               Troas, we ran a straight
               course to Samothrace,
               and on the day following
1:1 Paul and Timothy, bond-servants
               to Neapolis; 12 and from
               there all the saints in
 of Christ Jesus, to to Philippi, which
               is a are in Philippi,
 Christ Jesus wholeading city of the
 including the district of Macedonia, a
                overseers and
               Roman colony; and we
 deacons: 2 Grace to you and peace
               were staying in this city
                          and
 from God our Father days.the Lord
               for some
 Jesus Christ.
             Acts 16:13 And on the
            Philippians
             Sabbath day we went
             outside the gate to a
             riverside, where we were
             supposing that there would
              Timothy, bond-servants
1:1 Paul andbe a place of prayer; and
 of Christ Jesus, to all the saints in
             we sat down and began
 Christ Jesus who are in Philippi, who
             speaking to the women
             had assembled.
 including the overseers and
 deacons: 2 Grace to you and peace
 from God our Father and the Lord
 Jesus Christ.
             Acts 16:13 And on the
            Philippians
             Sabbath day we went
             outside the gate to a
             riverside, where we were
             supposing that there would
              Timothy, bond-servants
1:1 Paul andbe a place of prayer; and
 of Christ Jesus, to all the saints in
             we sat down and began
 Christ Jesus who are in Philippi, who
             speaking to the women
             had assembled. 14
 including the overseers and And a
             certainto you and peace
                     woman
 deacons: 2 Grace from thenamed
             Lydia,           city of
 from God our Father and the purple
             Thyatira, a seller of Lord
 Jesus Christ.
             fabrics, a worshiper of
             God, was listening; and the
             Lord opened her heart to
             respond to the things
             spoken by Paul.
              Acts 16:15 And when she
            Philippians
              and her household had
              been baptized, she urged
              us, saying, “If you have
              judged me to be faithful
1:1 Paul and Timothy, bond-servants
              to the Lord, come into
 of Christ Jesus, to all the saints in
              my house and stay.” And
              she are in Philippi,
 Christ Jesus whoprevailed upon us.
 including the overseers and
 deacons: 2 Grace to you and peace
 from God our Father and the Lord
 Jesus Christ.
               Acts 16:16 And it happened
              Philippians
               that as we were going to the
               place of prayer, a certain
               slave-girl having a spirit of
               divination met us, who was
               bringing bond-servants
1:1 Paul and Timothy,her masters much
               profit by the saints in
 of Christ Jesus, to all fortune-telling.
 Christ Jesus who are in Philippi,
 including the overseers and
 deacons: 2 Grace to you and peace
 from God our Father and the Lord
 Jesus Christ.
               Acts 16:16 And it happened
              Philippians
               that as we were going to the
               place of prayer, a certain
               slave-girl having a spirit of
               divination met us, who was
               bringing bond-servants
1:1 Paul and Timothy,her masters much
               profit by the saints in
 of Christ Jesus, to all fortune-telling.
               17 Following after Paul
 Christ Jesus who are in Philippi, and
 including the us, she kept crying out,
               overseers and are
               saying, “These men
 deacons: 2 Grace to you and peace
               bond-servants of the Most
                Father who are
 from God ourHigh God,and the Lord
 Jesus Christ. proclaiming to you the way
               of salvation.” 18 And she
               continued doing this for
               many days.
              Acts 16:18 But Paul was
            Philippians
              greatly annoyed, and
              turned and said to the
              spirit, “I command you
              in the name of Jesus
1:1 Paul and Timothy, bond-servants
              Christ to come out of
 of Christ Jesus, to all the saints in
              her!”are it came out
                     And
 Christ Jesus who veryin Philippi, at
              that       moment.
 including the overseers and
 deacons: 2 Grace to you and peace
 from God our Father and the Lord
 Jesus Christ.
               Acts 16:18 But Paul was
            Philippians
               greatly annoyed, and
               turned and said to the
               spirit, “I command you
               in the name of Jesus
1:1 Paul and Timothy, bond-servants
               Christ to come out of
 of Christ Jesus, to all the saints in
               her!”are it came out
                      And
 Christ Jesus who veryin Philippi, at
               that       moment.
                overseers and
 including the 19 But when her masters
               saw to their hope of
 deacons: 2 Gracethatyou and peace
 from God our Father and the Lord
               profit was gone, they
 Jesus Christ. seized Paul and Silas and
               dragged them into the
               market place before the
               authorities…
             Acts 16:20 and when they
            Philippians
             had brought them to the
             chief magistrates, they
             said, “These men are
             throwing our city into
             Timothy, bond-servants
1:1 Paul and confusion, being Jews, 21
             and to proclaiming
 of Christ Jesus, areall the saints in
              who are in Philippi,
 Christ Jesuscustoms which it is not
             lawful for us to accept or
 including the overseers and
             to observe, being
 deacons: 2 Grace to you and peace
             Romans.” and the Lord
 from God our Father
 Jesus Christ.
             Acts 16:20 and when they
            Philippians
             had brought them to the
             chief magistrates, they
             said, “These men are
             throwing our city into
             Timothy, bond-servants
1:1 Paul and confusion, being Jews, 21
             and to proclaiming
 of Christ Jesus, areall the saints in
              who are in Philippi,
 Christ Jesuscustoms which it is not
             lawful for us to accept or
 including the overseers and
             to observe, being peace
                            and
 deacons: 2 Grace to you And the
             Romans.” 22 the Lord
 from God our Father andtogether
             crowd rose up
 Jesus Christ.
             against them, and the chief
             magistrates tore their
             robes off them, and
             proceeded to order them
             to be beaten with rods.
               Acts 16: 23 And when they
             Philippians
             had inflicted many blows
             upon them, they threw them
             into prison, commanding the
             jailer to guard them securely;
             Timothy, bond-servants
1:1 Paul and 24 and he, having received
                   a command, threw them
             such to
 of Christ Jesus, the all the saints in
             into      inner prison, and
              who are in Philippi,
 Christ Jesusfastened their feet in the
 including the overseers and
             stocks.
 deacons: 2 Grace to you and peace
 from God our Father and the Lord
 Jesus Christ.
               Acts 16: 23 And when they
             Philippians
             had inflicted many blows
             upon them, they threw them
             into prison, commanding the
             jailer to guard them securely;
             Timothy, bond-servants
1:1 Paul and 24 and he, having received
                   a command, threw them
             such to
 of Christ Jesus, the all the saints in
             into      inner prison, and
              who are in Philippi,
 Christ Jesusfastened their feet in the
 including the overseers and midnight
             stocks. 25 But about
             Paul and you andpraying
 deacons: 2 Grace toSilas wereofpeace
             and singing hymns praise
             to Father the prisoners
 from God ourGod, and and the Lord
 Jesus Christ. listening to them
             were
               Acts 16: 23 And when they
             Philippians
             had inflicted many blows
             upon them, they threw them
             into prison, commanding the
             jailer to guard them securely;
             Timothy, bond-servants
1:1 Paul and 24 and he, having received
                   a command, threw them
             such to
 of Christ Jesus, the all the saints in
             into      inner prison, and
              who are in Philippi,
 Christ Jesusfastened their feet in the
 including the overseers and midnight
             stocks. 25 But about
             Paul and you andpraying
 deacons: 2 Grace toSilas wereofpeace
             and singing hymns praise
             to Father the prisoners
 from God ourGod, and and the Lord
 Jesus Christ. listening to them; 26
             were
             and suddenly there came a
             great earthquake, so that the
             foundations of the prison
             house were shaken;
              Acts 16:26 …and
             Philippians
             immediately all the doors
             were opened, and everyone's
             chains were unfastened. 27
             And when the jailer had been
             Timothy, bond-servants
1:1 Paul and roused out of sleep and had
             seen to prison saints in
 of Christ Jesus, the all thedoors opened,
             he drew his sword and was
              who are himself,
 Christ Jesusabout to killin Philippi,
 including the overseers andprisoners
             supposing that the
             had escaped.
 deacons: 2 Grace to you and peace
 from God our Father and the Lord
 Jesus Christ.
               Acts 16:26 …and
             Philippians
             immediately all the doors
             were opened, and everyone's
             chains were unfastened. 27
             And when the jailer had been
             Timothy, bond-servants
1:1 Paul and roused out of sleep and had
             seen to prison saints in
 of Christ Jesus, the all thedoors opened,
             he drew his sword and was
              who are himself,
 Christ Jesusabout to killin Philippi,
 including the overseers andprisoners
             supposing that the
             had escaped. 28 But peace
 deacons: 2 Grace towith aand Paul
                        you loud voice,
             cried out and the Lord
 from God our Father yourself no
             saying, “Do
             harm, for we are all here!”
 Jesus Christ.
             29 And he called for lights
             and rushed in and, trembling
             with fear, he fell down before
             Paul and Silas…
             Acts 16:30 and after he
            Philippians
             brought them out, he said,
             “Sirs, what must I do to be
             saved?”
1:1 Paul and Timothy, bond-servants
 of Christ Jesus, to all the saints in
 Christ Jesus who are in Philippi,
 including the overseers and
 deacons: 2 Grace to you and peace
 from God our Father and the Lord
 Jesus Christ.
             Acts 16:30 and after he
            Philippians
             brought them out, he said,
             “Sirs, what must I do to be
             saved?” 31 And they said,
                         the Lord Jesus,
             “Believe inbond-servants
             Timothy,
1:1 Paul and and you shall be saved,
             you to all the saints in
 of Christ Jesus, and your household.”
              who are in Philippi,
 Christ Jesus32 And they spoke the
             word of the and
 including the overseersLord to him
             together with and peace
 deacons: 2 Grace house. all who were
             in his
                    to you
 from God our Father and the Lord
 Jesus Christ.
             Acts 16:30 and after he
            Philippians
             brought them out, he said,
             “Sirs, what must I do to be
             saved?” 31 And they said,
                         the Lord Jesus,
             “Believe inbond-servants
             Timothy,
1:1 Paul and and you shall be saved,
             you to all the saints in
 of Christ Jesus, and your household.”
              who are in Philippi,
 Christ Jesus32 And they spoke the
             word of the and
 including the overseersLord to him
             together with all who were
                    to you and peace
 deacons: 2 Grace house. 33 And he
             in his     and the hour
 from God our Father that veryLord
             took them
 Jesus Christ. the night and washed
             of
             their wounds, and
             immediately he was
             baptized, he and all his
             household.
            Acts 16:34 And he brought
            Philippians
            them into his house and set
            food before them, and
            rejoiced greatly, having
            believed in God with his
             Timothy, bond-servants
1:1 Paul andwhole household.
 of Christ Jesus, to all the saints in
 Christ Jesus who are in Philippi,
 including the overseers and
 deacons: 2 Grace to you and peace
 from God our Father and the Lord
 Jesus Christ.
             Acts 16:34 And he brought
            Philippians
             them into his house and set
             food before them, and
             rejoiced greatly, having
             believed in God with his
              Timothy, bond-servants
1:1 Paul andwhole household. 35 Now
 of Christ Jesus, to all the saints in
             when day came, the chief
 Christ Jesus who are in Philippi,
             magistrates sent their
             policemen, saying,
 including the overseers and “Release
             those men.” 36 And the
 deacons: 2 Grace to you and peace words
             jailer reported these Lord
                 Father and the
 from God ourPaul, saying, “The chief
             to
 Jesus Christ.
             magistrates have sent to
             release you. Now therefore,
             come out and go in peace.”
             Acts 16:37 But Paul said to
            Philippians
             them, “They have beaten
             us in public without trial,
             men who are Romans, and
1:1 Paul andhave thrown us into prison;
              Timothy, bond-servants
             and to are they sending
 of Christ Jesus,nowall the saints in
             us away secretly? No
 Christ Jesus who are in Philippi,
             indeed! But let them come
 including the overseers and
             themselves and bring us
 deacons: 2 Grace to you and peace
             out.”
 from God our Father and the Lord
 Jesus Christ.
             Acts 16:37 But Paul said to
            Philippians
             them, “They have beaten
             us in public without trial,
             men who are Romans, and
1:1 Paul andhave thrown us into prison;
              Timothy, bond-servants
             and to are they sending
 of Christ Jesus,nowall the saints in
             us away secretly? No
 Christ Jesus who are in Philippi,
             indeed! But let them come
 including the overseers and
             themselves and bring us
 deacons: 2 Grace to you and peace
             out.” 38 And the policemen
 from God our Father and the Lord
             reported these words to the
 Jesus Christ. magistrates. And they
             chief
             were afraid when they
             heard that they were
             Romans…
               Acts 16:39 and they
            Philippians
               came and appealed to
               them, and when they
               had brought them out,
               they kept begging them
1:1 Paul and Timothy, bond-servants
               to leave the saints And
 of Christ Jesus, to all the city. 40 in
               they went Philippi,
 Christ Jesus who areandout of thethe
               prison
                         in entered
 including the overseers and and
               house of Lydia, peace
               when you and
 deacons: 2 Grace tothey saw the
                Father and the
 from God our brethren, they Lord
 Jesus Christ. encouraged them and
               departed.
            Philippians
1:1 Paul and Timothy, bond-servants
 of Christ Jesus, to all the saints in
 Christ Jesus who are in Philippi,
 including the overseers and
 deacons: 2 Grace to you and peace
 from God our Father and the Lord
 Jesus Christ.
            Philippians
Phil. 1:3 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 of your
 participation in the gospel from the
 first day until now. 6 For I am
 confident of this very thing, that He
 who began a good work in you will
 perfect it until the day of Christ
 Jesus.
            Philippians
Phil. 1:3 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 of your
 participation in the gospel from the
 first day until now. 6 For I am
 confident of this very thing, that He
 who began a good work in you will
 perfect it until the day of Christ
 Jesus.
               Acts 18:3 [At Corinth,
            Philippians
               Paul] stayed with them
             and they were working;
             for by trade they were
                             4 all he
                tent-makers.in Andmywas
Phil. 1:3 I thank my God the synagogue
                reasoning in
                 of you, 4 always
 remembrance every Sabbath and trying
                to persuade in my every
 offering prayer with joy Jews and
                  all, 5
 prayer for youGreeks. in view of your
 participation in the gospel from the
 first day until now. 6 For I am
 confident of this very thing, that He
 who began a good work in you will
 perfect it until the day of Christ
 Jesus.
                 Acts 18:3 [At Corinth,
             Philippians
                 Paul] stayed with them
              and they were working;
              for by trade they were
                               4 all he
                 tent-makers.in Andmywas
Phil. 1:3 I thank my God the synagogue
                 reasoning in
                  of you, 4 always
 remembrance every Sabbath and trying
                 to persuade in my every
 offering prayer with joy Jews and
                   all, 5
 prayer for youGreeks. in view of your
                 5 the gospel from the
 participation inBut when Silas andfrom
                 Timothy came down
                 now. 6 For I am
 first day until Macedonia, Paul began
                 devoting thing,
 confident of this very himself that He
                 completely in you will
 who began a good workto the word,
 perfect it untilsolemnly testifying to the
                        day of Christ
                  the that Jesus was the
                 Jews
 Jesus.          Christ.
                 Acts you yourselves
 Philippians 4:15 And18:3 [At Corinth,
             Philippians
                 Paul] stayed at the first
 also know, Philippians, that with them
                 and they were working;
 preaching of the gospel, after I departed
                 for by trade they were
 from Macedonia, no church4shared with
                                     he
                 tent-makers.in Andmywas
 me 1:3 I thank my God theall
Phil.in the matter of giving and synagogue
                 reasoning in     receiving
 but you alone; every evenalways
                  of you, 4 in
 remembrance16 for Sabbath and trying
 Thessalonica you sent joy Jews and
                 to persuade more every
 offering prayer witha giftin my than
 once for my needs. 5
                   all,
 prayer for youGreeks. in view of your
                 5 the gospel from the
 participation inBut when Silas andfrom
                 Timothy came down
                 now. 6 For I am
 first day until Macedonia, Paul began
                 devoting thing,
 confident of this very himself that He
                 completely in you will
 who began a good workto the word,
 perfect it untilsolemnly testifying to the
                      day of Christ
                  the that Jesus was the
                 Jews
 Jesus.          Christ.
            Philippians
Phil. 1:3 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 of your
 participation in the gospel from the
 first day until now. 6 For I am
 confident of this very thing, that He
 who began a good work in you will
 perfect it until the day of Christ
 Jesus.
            Philippians
7 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 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 affection of Christ Jesus.
            Philippians
Phil. 1:12 Now I want you to know,
 brethren, that my circumstances
 have turned out for the greater
 progress of the gospel, 13 so that my
 imprisonment in the cause of Christ
 has become well known throughout
 the whole praetorian guard and to
 everyone else…
               Consider Paul’s
            Philippians
               situation:

Phil. 1:12 Now I want you to know,
 brethren, that my circumstances
 have turned out for the greater
 progress of the gospel, 13 so that my
 imprisonment in the cause of Christ
 has become well known throughout
 the whole praetorian guard and to
 everyone else…
               Consider Paul’s
            Philippians
               situation:
             •Written approx. AD 60

Phil. 1:12 Now I want you to know,
 brethren, that my circumstances
 have turned out for the greater
 progress of the gospel, 13 so that my
 imprisonment in the cause of Christ
 has become well known throughout
 the whole praetorian guard and to
 everyone else…
                Consider Paul’s
            Philippians
                situation:
             •Written approx. AD 60
             •Had planted more than
               one church before coming
Phil. 1:12 Now I want you to know,
               to Antioch
 brethren, that my circumstances
 have turned out for the greater
 progress of the gospel, 13 so that my
 imprisonment in the cause of Christ
 has become well known throughout
 the whole praetorian guard and to
 everyone else…
                Consider Paul’s
            Philippians
                situation:
             •Written approx. AD 60
             •Had planted more than
               one church before coming
Phil. 1:12 Now I want you to know,
               to Antioch
                my received at least
 brethren, that•Hadcircumstances2
               direct the greater
 have turned out forrevelations from
 progress of the gospel, 13 so that my
               God
 imprisonment in the cause of Christ
 has become well known throughout
 the whole praetorian guard and to
 everyone else…
                Consider Paul’s
            Philippians
                situation:
             •Written approx. AD 60
             •Had planted more than
               one church before coming
Phil. 1:12 Now I want you to know,
               to Antioch
                my received at least
 brethren, that•Hadcircumstances2
               direct the greater
 have turned out forrevelations from
 progress of the gospel, 13 so that my
               God
 imprisonment •Has completedofmajor
                in the cause 3 Christ
               missionary journeys, and
 has become well known throughout
               planted numerous
 the whole praetorian guard and to
               churches
 everyone else…
                Consider Paul’s
             Philippians
                situation:
              •Written approx. AD 60
              •Had planted more than
               one church before coming
Phil. 1:12 Now I want you to know,
               to Antioch
                my received at least
 brethren, that•Hadcircumstances2
               direct the greater
 have turned out forrevelations from
 progress of the gospel, 13 so that my
               God
 imprisonment •Has completedofmajor
                in the cause 3 Christ
               missionary journeys, and
 has become well known throughout
               planted numerous
 the whole praetorian guard and to
               churches
 everyone else…•Easily the most effective
               Christian worker in the
               world
               Consider Paul’s
            Philippians
               situation:

Phil. 1:12 Now I want you to know,
 brethren, that my circumstances
 have turned out for the greater
 progress of the gospel, 13 so that my
 imprisonment in the cause of Christ
 has become well known throughout
 the whole praetorian guard and to
 everyone else…
               Consider Paul’s
            Philippians
               situation:
             •At the peak of his
             competence, arrested for
               no reason
Phil. 1:12 Now I want you  to know,
 brethren, that my circumstances
 have turned out for the greater
 progress of the gospel, 13 so that my
 imprisonment in the cause of Christ
 has become well known throughout
 the whole praetorian guard and to
 everyone else…
                Consider Paul’s
            Philippians
                situation:
             •At the peak of his
             competence, arrested for
               no reason
Phil. 1:12 Now I want you to know,
               •For over 2 years lies
                my circumstances
 brethren, thatforgotten in prison in
 have turned out for the greater
               Palestine
 progress of the gospel, 13 so that my
 imprisonment in the cause of Christ
 has become well known throughout
 the whole praetorian guard and to
 everyone else…
                Consider Paul’s
            Philippians
                situation:
             •At the peak of his
             competence, arrested for
               no reason
Phil. 1:12 Now I want you to know,
               •For over 2 years lies
                my circumstances
 brethren, thatforgotten in prison in
 have turned out for the greater
               Palestine
               •Shipwreck on the way to
 progress of the gospel, 13 so that my
 imprisonment Rome cause of Christ
                in the
 has become well known throughout
 the whole praetorian guard and to
 everyone else…
                Consider Paul’s
            Philippians
                situation:
             •At the peak of his
             competence, arrested for
               no reason
Phil. 1:12 Now I want you to know,
               •For over 2 years lies
                my circumstances
 brethren, thatforgotten in prison in
 have turned out for the greater
               Palestine
               •Shipwreck on the way to
 progress of the gospel, 13 so that my
 imprisonment Rome cause ofbefore
                in the for trial Christ
               •Waiting
               Caesar for throughout
 has become well knownat least 2 years
 the whole praetorian guard and to
 everyone else…
                Consider Paul’s
            Philippians
                situation:
             •At the peak of his
             competence, arrested for
               no reason
Phil. 1:12 Now I want you to know,
               •For over 2 years lies
                my circumstances
 brethren, thatforgotten in prison in
 have turned out for the greater
               Palestine
               •Shipwreck on the way to
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            Philippians
                situation:
             •At the peak of his
             competence, arrested for
               no reason
Phil. 1:12 Now I want you to know,
               •For over 2 years lies
                my circumstances
 brethren, thatforgotten in prison in
 have turned out for the greater
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 progress of the gospel, 13 so that my
 imprisonment Rome cause ofbefore
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                 situation:
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 brethren, that
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    What am   competence, arrested for
              no reason
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              •For over 2 years lies
 brethren, that my circumstances
    I doing 13 so that my
              forgotten in prison in
 have turned out for the greater
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 progress of the gospel,
    here? guard and to
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            Philippians
                situation:
             •At the peak of his
             competence, arrested for
    Where      no reason
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               •For over 2 years lies
                my circumstances
 brethren, thatforgotten in prison in
 have turned out for the greater
               Palestine

    is God?    •Shipwreck on the way to
 progress of the gospel, 13 so that my
 imprisonment Rome cause ofbefore
                in the for trial Christ
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               Caesar for throughout
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 everyone else…house and guard
               •Soon to be tried on a
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            Philippians
Phil. 1:12 Now I want you to know,
 brethren, that my circumstances
 have turned out for the greater
 progress of the gospel, 13 so that my
 imprisonment in the cause of Christ
 has become well known throughout
 the whole praetorian guard and to
 everyone else…
            Philippians
Phil. 1:12 Now I want you to know,
 brethren, that my circumstances
 have turned out for the greater
 progress of the gospel, 13 so that my
 imprisonment in the cause of Christ
 has become well known throughout
 the whole praetorian guard and to
 everyone else…
           Philippians
           Because of Paul’s
           vertical perspective:
Phil. 1:, 14 and that most of the
 brethren, trusting in the Lord
 because of my imprisonment, have
 far more courage to speak the word
 of God without fear.
           Philippians
              Because of Paul’s
              vertical perspective:
              •The gospel spread
Phil. 1:, 14 and that most of the
              all over the empire
 brethren, trusting inthe Lord
 because of my imprisonment, have
 far more courage to speak the word
 of God without fear.
           Philippians
              Because of Paul’s
              vertical perspective:
              •The gospel spread
Phil. 1:, 14 and that most of the
              all over the empire
 brethren, trusting inthe Lord
 because of •Wrote 4 lettershave
              my imprisonment,
                    to God the word
 far more courageby speak ever
              usedfear.
 of God without
              since
           Philippians
              Because of Paul’s
              vertical perspective:
              •The gospel spread
Phil. 1:, 14 and that most of the
              all over the empire
 brethren, trusting inthe Lord
 because of •Wrote 4 lettershave
              my imprisonment,
                    to God the word
 far more courageby speak ever
              usedfear.
 of God without
              since
              •Increased the faith
              of the Roman group
      Philippians
              Because of Paul’s
              vertical perspective:
  Most results•The gospel spread
Phil. 1:, 14 and that most of the
              all over the empire
 brethren, trusting inthe Lord
 because of •Wrote 4 lettershave
  completely  my imprisonment,
                    to God the word
 far more courageby speak ever
              usedfear.
 of God without
  unseen by Paul!
              since
              •Increased the faith
              of the Roman group
           Philippians
Responding to adversity and
 suffering:
Can’t assume God is working unless
 we establish a relationship with him
Can’t assume God is working unless
 we are “called according to his
 purpose”
          Philippians
          Rom 8:28 And we
          know that God causes
          all things to work
Responding to adversity and
          together for good to
 suffering:
Can’t assume God is working unless
          those who love God,
              a relationship with
 we establishthose who are him
          to God is working unless
Can’t assume
          called according to
 we are “called according to his
 purpose” His purpose… to
          become conformed to
          the image of His Son
          Philippians
          Rom 8:28 And we
          know that God causes
          all things to work
Responding to adversity and
          together for good to
 suffering:
Can’t assume God is working unless
          those who love God,
              a relationship with
 we establishthose who are him
          to God is working unless
Can’t assume
          called according to
 we are “called according to his
 purpose” His purpose… to
          become conformed to
          the image of His Son
           Philippians
Responding to adversity and
 suffering:
Can’t assume God is working unless
 we establish a relationship with him
Can’t assume God is working unless
 we are “called according to his
 purpose”
Paul: “prisoner of the Lord.”
 (Ephesians 3:1; 4:1 II Timothy 1:8
 Philemon 1:1; 1:9)
            Philippians
Responding to adversity and
 suffering:
If Paul hadn’t held to a perspective
 of faith, none of the amazing
 outcomes would have happened!
            Philippians
        Phil. 4:11 I have learned to be
        content in whatever
        circumstances I am. 12 I know
        how to adversity and
Respondingto get along with humble
 suffering: and I also know how
        means,
         hadn’t held to a perspective
If Paulto live in prosperity; in any
        and every the amazing
 of faith, none of circumstance I
 outcomes would have happened!
        have learned the secret of
        being filled and going hungry,
        both of having abundance
        and suffering need. 13 I can do
        all things through Him who
        strengthens me.
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