Category Archives: Philippians

A good name is better than fine perfume

A good name is more desirable than great riches; to be esteemed is better than silver or gold. … Blessed is the person who does not walk in the counsel of the wicked or stand in the way of sinners or … Continue reading

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Through the glory of the Father we too may live a new life

If anyone is in Christ, the new creation has come: The old has gone, the new is here!

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We always carry around in our body the death of Jesus

For just as we share abundantly in the sufferings of Christ, so also our comfort abounds through Christ. … From now on, let no one cause me trouble, for I bear on my body the marks of Jesus.

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Offer yourselves to God as those who have been brought from death to life

Offer every part of yourself to him as an instrument of righteousness.

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He took up our pain and bore our suffering

He himself bore our sins in his body on the cross, so that we might die to sins and live for righteousness. … and to put on the new self, created to be like God in true righteousness and holiness.

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“Be strong and work. For I am with you,” declares the Lord Almighty

I am the vine; you are the branches. If you remain in me and I in you, you will bear much fruit; apart from me you can do nothing. … I can do all this through him who gives me … Continue reading

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Let us acknowledge the Lord; let us press on

Let us throw off everything that hinders and the sin that so easily entangles. And let us run with perseverance the race marked out for us, fixing our eyes on Jesus, the pioneer and perfecter of faith.

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As we share abundantly in the sufferings of Christ, so also our comfort abounds

I want to know Christ—yes, to know the power of his resurrection and participation in his sufferings, becoming like him in his death, and so, somehow, attaining to the resurrection from the dead.

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Our citizenship is in heaven

We eagerly await a Savior from there, the Lord Jesus Christ, who, by the power that enables him to bring everything under his control, will transform our lowly bodies so that they will be like his glorious body.

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Do not love the world or anything in the world

If anyone loves the world, love for the Father is not in them. For everything in the world—the lust of the flesh, the lust of the eyes, and the pride of life—comes not from the Father but from the world. … Continue reading

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