Philippians 1:1-7 NIV

1 Paul and Timothy,1 servants of Christ Jesus, To all the saints2 in Christ Jesus at Philippi,3 together with the overseersa4 and deacons:5

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    • a 1:1 - Traditionally "bishops"
      2 Grace and peace to you from God our Father and the Lord Jesus Christ.6

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      Thanksgiving and Prayer

      3 I thank my God every time I remember you.7

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      4 In all my prayers for all of you, I always pray8 with joy

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      5 because of your partnership9 in the gospel from the first day10 until now,

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      6 being confident of this, that he who began a good work in you will carry it on to completion11 until the day of Christ Jesus.12

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          7 It is right13 for me to feel this way about all of you, since I have you in my heart;14 for whether I am in chains15 or defending16 and confirming the gospel, all of you share in God's grace with me.

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