Philippians 2:12-18 TNIV

Do Everything Without Grumbling

12 Therefore, my dear friends, as you have always obeyed--not only in my presence, but now much more in my absence--continue to work out your salvation with fear and trembling,1

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13 for it is God who works in you2 to will and to act in order to fulfill his good purpose.3

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14 Do everything without grumbling4 or arguing,

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15 so that you may become blameless5 and pure, "children of God6 without fault in a warped and crooked generation."a7 Then you will shine among them like stars in the sky

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16 as you hold firmly to the word of life. And then I will be able to boast on the day of Christ8 that I did not run9 or labor in vain.10

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17 But even if I am being poured out like a drink offering11 on the sacrifice12 and service coming from your faith, I am glad and rejoice with all of you.13

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18 So you too should be glad and rejoice with me.