Let your gentleness be evident to all. The Lord is near.16
Do not be anxious about anything,2 but in every situation, by prayer and petition, with thanksgiving, present your requests to God.37
And the peace of God,4 which transcends all understanding,5 will guard your hearts and your minds in Christ Jesus.
Finally, brothers and sisters, whatever is true, whatever is noble, whatever is right, whatever is pure, whatever is lovely, whatever is admirable--if anything is excellent or praiseworthy--think about such things.
Whatever you have learned or received or heard from me, or seen in me--put it into practice.6 And the God of peace7 will be with you.
I rejoiced greatly in the Lord that at last you renewed your concern for me.8 Indeed, you were concerned, but you had no opportunity to show it.
I am not saying this because I am in need, for I have learned to be content9 whatever the circumstances.
I know what it is to be in need, and I know what it is to have plenty. I have learned the secret of being content in any and every situation, whether well fed or hungry,10 whether living in plenty or in want.1113
I can do all this through him who gives me strength.1214
Yet it was good of you to share13 in my troubles.
Moreover, as you Philippians know, in the early days14 of your acquaintance with the gospel, when I set out from Macedonia,15 not one church shared with me in the matter of giving and receiving, except you only;16