7 For it is only right for me to feel this way about you all, because I have you in my heart, since both in my imprisonment and in the defense and confirmation of the gospel, you all are partakers of grace with me.
23 But I am hard-pressed from both directions, having the desire to depart and be with Christ, for that is very much better;
30 experiencing the same conflict which you saw in me, and now hear to be in me.
2 make my joy complete by being of the same mind, maintaining the same love, united in spirit, intent on one purpose.
20 For I have no one else of kindred spirit who will genuinely be concerned for your welfare.
27 For indeed he was sick to the point of death, but God had mercy on him, and not on him only but also on me, so that I would not have sorrow upon sorrow.
29 Receive him then in the Lord with all joy, and hold men like him in high regard;
4 although I myself might have confidence even in the flesh. If anyone else has a mind to put confidence in the flesh, I far more:
9 and may be found in Him, not having a righteousness of my own derived from the Law, but that which is through faith in Christ, the righteousness which comes from God on the basis of faith,
17 Brethren, join in following my example, and observe those who walk according to the pattern you have in us.