1PaulandTimotheus, the servants of JesusChrist, to all the saintsinChristJesus which areatPhilippi,with the bishopsanddeacons:2Grace be unto you,andpeace,fromGodourFather,and from the LordJesusChrist.3
I thankmyGoduponeveryremembrancea of you,4Alwaysineveryprayer of mineforyouallmakingrequestwithjoy,5Foryourfellowshipin the gospelfrom the firstdayuntilnow;6
Being confident of this very thing,that he which hath begun a goodworkinyou will performb it until the day of JesusChrist:7
Even as it ismeet for me to thinkthisofyouall,because I havecyouinmyheart; inasmuch as bothinmybonds,and in the defenceandconfirmation of the gospel,yeallarepartakers of mygrace.8ForGodismyrecord,how greatly I long afteryouallin the bowels of JesusChrist.9Andthis I pray , thatyourlove may aboundyetmoreandmoreinknowledgeand in alljudgment;d10Thatye may approvee things that are excellent ; that ye may besincereand without offencetill the day of Christ;11
Being filled with the fruits of righteousness,which are byJesusChrist,unto the gloryandpraise of God.