11Paul and 2Timothy, 3bond-servants of 4ChristJesus, To 5all the a6saints in ChristJesus who are in 7Philippi, bincluding the 8overseers and 9deacons:
210Grace to you and peace from God our Father and the LordJesusChrist.
311I thank my God in all my remembrance of you,
4alwaysofferingprayer with joy in 12my everyprayer for you all,
in view of your c13participation in the 14gospel15from the firstdayuntilnow.
For I am confident of thisverything, that He who began a goodwork in you will perfect it until16the day of ChristJesus.
7dFor 17it is onlyright for me to feelthiswayabout you all, because I 18have you in my heart, since both in my e19imprisonment and in the 20defense and confirmation of the 21gospel, you all are partakers of grace with me.
For 22God is my witness, how I long for you all with the faffection of 23ChristJesus.
And this I pray, that 24your love may aboundstillmore and more in 25realknowledge and alldiscernment,
10so that you may g26approve the things that are excellent, in order to be sincere and blamelesshuntil27the day of Christ;
having been filled with the 28fruit of righteousness which comes throughJesusChrist, to the glory and praise of God.