Philippians 1:1-7 NLT

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 eldersa and deacons.

References for Philippians 1:1

    • 1:1 - Or overseers; or bishops.
      2 May God our Father and the Lord Jesus Christ give you grace and peace.
      3 Every time I think of you, I give thanks to my God.
      4 Whenever I pray, I make my requests for all of you with joy,
      5 for you have been my partners in spreading the Good News about Christ from the time you first heard it until now.
      6 And I am certain that God, who began the good work within you, will continue his work until it is finally finished on the day when Christ Jesus returns.
      7 So it is right that I should feel as I do about all of you, for you have a special place in my heart. You share with me the special favor of God, both in my imprisonment and in defending and confirming the truth of the Good News.