The Writer: (1:1)

The Apostle Paul (1:1). Next to the Lord Jesus, Paul's "footprints" sink deeper on the pages of the New Testament than any of the other Apostles. He wrote (if you include Hebrews) 14 of the Epistles in the New Testament.

The Readers: (1:1)

Spiritually: they were "in Christ Jesus". Geographically: they were in the Roman colony of Philippi. Circurstantally: they were very concered about Paul's imprisonment.

The Theme: (4:4)

Joy! Rejoice! Some form of the word occurs 19 times.

The Purpose: (5:12)

To encourage believers

Our sincere prayer:

is that this series of messages will help you, dear friend, to REJOICE in the Lord whatever your circumstances may be.










KJV and TR Greek Text on Pulpit



Philippians 1:1-2 "Paul's Epistle to the Philippians"

Philippians 1:3-11 "Mind, Heart, and Prayers"

Philippians 1:9-14 "Paul: The Praying Pioneer"

Philippians 1:15-19 "Joy in the Face of Criticism"

Philippians 1:20-26 "To Live is Christ"

Philippians 1:27-30 "Conduct Worthy of the Gospel"

Philippians 2:1-4 "Spiritual Unity in the Church

Philippians 2:5-11 "The Humiliation and Exaltation of Christ"

Philippians 2:12-16 "Work Out Your Own Salvation"

Philippians 2:17-30 "Three Stars to Imitate"

Philippians 3:1-11 "Dogs, Disciples, and Decisions"

Philippians 3:12-16 "Pressing Toward the Goal"

Philippians 3:17-20 "Followers, Foes, and Focusers"

Philippians 4:1-6a "Spiritual Maintenance"

Philippians 4:6-9 "Prayer, Peace, Pondering, and Practice"

Philippians 4:10-19 "The Secrets of Contentment"

Philippians 4:20-23 "The True Saints of God"