Philippians 1:1-6 NIRV/NIV - Online Parallel Bible

 
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1 We, Paul and Timothy, are writing this letter. We serve Christ Jesus. We are sending this letter to you, all of God's people in Philippi. You belong to Christ Jesus. We are also sending this letter to your leaders and deacons. 1 Paul and Timothy, servants of Christ Jesus, To all the saints in Christ Jesus at Philippi, together with the overseers and deacons:
2 May God our Father and the Lord Jesus Christ give you grace and peace. 2 Grace and peace to you from God our Father and the Lord Jesus Christ.
3 I thank my God every time I remember you. 3 I thank my God every time I remember you.
4 In all my prayers for all of you, I always pray with joy. 4 In all my prayers for all of you, I always pray with joy
5 I am happy because you have joined me in spreading the good news. You have done so from the first day until now. 5 because of your partnership in the gospel from the first day until now,
6 I am sure that the One who began a good work in you will carry it on until it is completed. That will be on the day Christ Jesus returns. 6 being confident of this, that he who began a good work in you will carry it on to completion until the day of Christ Jesus.