Therefore, my brothers and sisters, you whom I love and long for,1 my joy and crown, stand firm2 in the Lord in this way, dear friends!
I plead with Euodia and I plead with Syntyche to be of the same mind3 in the Lord.
Yes, and I ask you, my true companion, help these women since they have contended at my side in the cause of the gospel, along with Clement and the rest of my co-workers,4 whose names are in the book of life.5
Rejoice in the Lord always. I will say it again: Rejoice!65
Let your gentleness be evident to all. The Lord is near.76
Do not be anxious about anything,8 but in every situation, by prayer and petition, with thanksgiving, present your requests to God.9