Philippians 1:1-6 NIV

1 Paul and Timothy, servants of Christ Jesus, To all God’s holy people in Christ Jesus at Philippi, together with the overseers and deaconsa :

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    • a 1:1 - The word "deacons" refers here to Christians designated to serve with the overseers/elders of the church in a variety of ways; similarly in Romans 16:1 and 1 Tim. 3:8,12.
      2 Grace and peace to you from God our Father and the Lord Jesus Christ.

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      Thanksgiving and Prayer

      3 I thank my God every time I remember you.

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

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      5 because of your partnership in the gospel from the first day 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 completion until the day of Christ Jesus.

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