Philippians 1:4-14 NIV

4 In all my prayers for all of you, I always pray1 with joy

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5 because of your partnership2 in the gospel from the first day3 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 completion4 until the day of Christ Jesus.5

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      7 It is right6 for me to feel this way about all of you, since I have you in my heart;7 for whether I am in chains8 or defending9 and confirming the gospel, all of you share in God's grace with me.

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          8 God can testify10 how I long for all of you with the affection of Christ Jesus.

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          9 And this is my prayer: that your love11 may abound more and more in knowledge and depth of insight,12

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          10 so that you may be able to discern what is best and may be pure and blameless until the day of Christ,13

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              11 filled with the fruit of righteousness14 that comes through Jesus Christ--to the glory and praise of God.

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              Paul's Chains Advance the Gospel

              12 Now I want you to know, brothers, that what has happened to me has really served to advance the gospel.

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                  13 As a result, it has become clear throughout the whole palace guarda and to everyone else that I am in chains15 for Christ.

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                    • b 1:13 - Or "whole palace"
                      14 Because of my chains,16 most of the brothers in the Lord have been encouraged to speak the word of God more courageously and fearlessly.17

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