Philippians 1:1-7 NLT

1 This letter is from Paul and Timothy, slaves of Christ Jesus. It is written to all of God's people in Philippi, who believe in Christ Jesus, and to the elders a and deacons.

References for Philippians 1:1

    • a 1:1 - Greek <I>overseers.</I>
      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 I always pray for you, and I make my requests with a heart full of joy
      5 because 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 sure that God, who began the good work within you, will continue his work until it is finally finished on that day when Christ Jesus comes back again.
      7 It is right that I should feel as I do about all of you, for you have a very special place in my heart. We have shared together the blessings of God, both when I was in prison and when I was out, defending the truth and telling others the Good News.