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C H A P. IV.
HEREFORE, my brethren, dearly beloved and

* longed for, my joy and crown, 10 stand fast in he Lord, my dearly beloved. 2. I beseech Euodias, and bezech Syntiche, that they be of the fame mind in the Lord. · And 1 intreat thee also, true yoke-fellow, help those woaen which laboured with me in the gospel, with Clement llo, and with other my fellow-labourers, whose names ye in the a book of life. 4. • Rejoice in the Lord alway: nd again I say, Rejoice. 5. Let your moderation be mown, unto all men. Ő The Lord is at hand. 6. Be

careful for nothing: but in every thing by prayer and upplication with thanksgiving, let your request be made known unto God. 7. And the

peace of God which paffeth all understanding, shall keep your hearts and ninds through Christ Jesus. 8. Finally, brethren, Vhatsoever things are true, whatsoever things are honest [Or, venerable], whatsoever things are just, whatsoever things are pure, whatsoever things are lovey, whatsoever things are of 'good report; if there e any svirtue, and if there be any praise, 'think hese things. Im Those things which ye have both earned and received, and heard and seen in me, do:

and s † 1 Cor. 15. 26, 27. The last on Luk. 10. 20. nemy that shall be destroyed is 4.4+Phil.3.1. f' Thef. 5.16. Jeath, For he hath put all things See on Rom. 12. 12. Allo on Luk. nder his Feet.

I. 46,47:

5. S.

5. Tit. 3. 2. [Put them in Mind I, a See on Phil. 1.8.

to speak Evil of no Man, to be no of Phil. 2. 16. t 1 Thef. 2. 19, brawlers, but gentle, shewing all :0. See on 2 Cor. I 14,

Meekness to all Men. Gal, 5. I. Stand fast therefore in 8. Heb. 10.25. + Jam. 5.9. he Liberty wherewith Christ hath 10+ 2 Pet. 3.8, 9.

I Cor. nade us free. t Phil. 1. 27.

7; 29. That ye fland fall in one Spirit, 6. † Pfal. 55. 22. + Prov. 16. with one Mind, - i Ther-3.8. Now 3. See on Mat. 6. 25. We live if ye stand fast in the Lord. 7. i + Rom. 5.1. :: Col. 3. 15.

Thef. 2.15. Brethren, ftand faft,and 15 See on Joh. 16.33. hold the Traditions which ye have

8. k See on Rom. 12. 17. been taught, whether by Word, or iiii Thef. 5.22, Abstain from our Epiftle.

all Appearance of Evil. 3. d t Exod. 32. 32. * Pfala

• Phil. 3. 17. See on s 59.28. † Dan. 12. 1. † Rev. 3. 5.

20 Cor. ii. B. Rev. 20. 12. ^ Rev. 21. 27. See



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and the n God of peace shall be with you. 10. But I rejoiced in the Lord greatly, that now at the laf o your care of me * hath flourished again [Or, is revived], wherein ye were also careful, but ye lacked opportunity. Not that I speak in respect of want : for I have leamed in whatsoever state I am P therewith to be content. 12. 9 I know both how to be abased, and I know how to abound: every where, and in all things I am instructed, both to be full and to be hungry, both to abound and to fuifer need. 13. I can do all things through Christ which strengthneth me. 14. Notwithstanding ye have well done, that's ye did communicate with my ami&tion. 15. Now ye Philippians know also, that in the beginning of the gospel, when I departed from Macedonia, uno church communicated with me, as concerning giving and receiving, but ye only. . 16. For even in Thessalonica ye sent once and again unto my necessity.

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nt 2 Cor. 13. 11. See on Rom. things of it self.- ti Tim. 6.6, 15:33

7,8. Godliness with Contentment is t 2 Cor. il. 9. That great gain. For we brought nowhich was lacking to me, che Bre thing into this world, and it is thren which came from Macedonia s certain we can carry nothing out. fupplied.

And having Food and Raiment, let P Gen. 28. 20,2). If God us be therewith content. Heb. will be with me, and will keep me 13.5. Be content with such things in this way that I go, and will as ye have : for he hath said, I give me Bread to eat, and Raiment 10 will never leave thee, nor forsake to put on, then shall the Lord be thee. my God. Job 1. 21. Naked came

† 2 Cor. 11. 27. See on I Iout of my. Mothers Womb, and

Cor.4. II. naked shall I return thither; the

: 13. :: Joh. 15. 5. ; 2 Core Lord gave, and the Lord hath taken 15 12. 9. See on i Cor. 10. 13. awdy ; blised be the Name of the


s 2. Cor. 1.7.-As you are Lord. Pfal. 49. 17. When he di partakers of the Sufferings, lo fhall eth, he shall carry nothing away: ye be also of the Consolation. his Glory thall not descend after + Phil. 1.7. - In as much as both him. Ecclesiastes s. 15. As he 20 in my Bonds, and in the Defence came forth of his Mothers Womb, and Confirmation of the Gospel, naked fall be return to go as he ye all are partakers of my Grace. came, and shall take nothing of bis

u of 2 Cor. 11.

8,9. I roba Labour, which he may carry away

bed other Churches, taking Wages in his Hand. Mat. 6. 25, 34.


of them, to do you service. And Take no thought for your Life, when I was prefent with you and whar ye shall Eat, or what ye thall wanted, I was chargeable to no Drink; nor yet for your Body, Man: for that which was lacking what ye shall put on. Take to me, the Brethren which can 170 thought for the Morrow : for 30 from Maccdonia supplied, the Morrow shall take thought for the

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I - defire a gift : but I desire b fruit that may abound to your account. 118. But * I have all [Or, I have received all ], and abound: I am full, having received of Epaphroditus the things which were sent from you, an odour of a sweet smell, a ° facrifice acceptable, well-pleasing to God. 19. But my God shall f supply all your need according to his 8 riches in glory, by Christ Jelus. 20. Now h unto God and our Father be glory for ever and ever.

Amen. 21. Salute every faint in Christ Jesus. The brethren i which are with me greet you.

22. All the saints fak

chiefly they that are of Cefars houshold. 23. The grace of cur Lord Jesus Christ be with you all. Amen.

lute you,

It was written to the Philippiaus from Rome, by Epaphroditus.


but you.


35. 28.

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77: 2 Cor. 12. 14. - I seek Mat. 6. 26. Behold the Fowls of not yours,

the Air : for they fow not, neia † Tit. 3. 14. See on Rom. ther do they Reap, nor gather into

Barns ; yet your heavenly Farker Phil, 2.25. I supposed sfeedeth them. Are not ye much beto it necessary to send to you Epa. ter than they? + 2 Cor. 9. 8. phroditus, my Brother and Compa. God is able to make all Grace anion in Labour, and Fellow Soldi bound towards you ; that ye ala er, but your Messenger, and he that ways having all sufficiency in cil ministred to my Wants.

10 things, may abound to every good df Heb. 13. 16. To do good, Work. and to communicate, forget not: 8.: Eph. 1. 7. † Eph. 3. 16. for with such Sacrifices God is well See on Rom. 2. 4. pleased.

h See on kom. 16.27. + 2 Cor. 9. 12. The Admini-15 i :: Gal. 1. 2. All the Brestration of this Service, not only thren which are with me, unto the fupplieth the Want of the Saints, Churches of Galatia. but is abundant also by many Thanks 22. + Phil. 1. 13. My Bonds givings unto God.

in Christ are manifest in all the 19. f † Pfal. 23. 1. The Lord Palacc. -is my Shepherd, I fall not want. 23. ' See on Rom, 16. 20.







Year of our Lord 64.
AUL an * apostle of Jesus Christ, by the will of God,

and Timotheus our brother, 2. To the saints and & faithful brethren in Christ, which are at Coloffe : d Grace be unto you, and peace froni God our Father, and the Lord Jesus Chrift. 3. We give thanks to God, and the Father of our Lord Jesus Chrift, praying always for you: 4. Since we f heard of your faith in Christ Jesus, and of the love which ye have to all the faints ; 5. For the hope which, is 3 laid up for you in heaven, whereof ye heard before in the word of the truth of the gospel : 6. Which is come unto you,

as it is in all the world, and bringeth forth fruit; as it doth allo in you, fince the day ye heard of it, and knew the grace of God in truth. 7. As ye also learned of

Epaphras our - dear fellow-lervant, who is for you a ! faithful minister of Christ. 8. Who also declared unto

m love in the Spirit. 9. For this cause we also, fince the day we

n heard it, do not cease to pray for you, and to defire that ye might be filled with the knowledge of



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1. 8.

7. aSee on i Cor. 1, 1.

: Cor. 11. 23. Are they 7 Eph. 1.1. See on 2 Cor. Ministers of Christ ? (I fpeak as a Fool) I am more. ::' 1 Tim

4. 1 Cor 4. 17. :: Eph. 6.21. 6. If thou put the Brethren in re See on Eph. 1.1.

s membrance of these things, thoi d † Gal. 1. 3. See on Rom. fhalt be a good Minister of 3ds

Christ. 3. † Eph. 1. 16. † Phil. 1.3. 8. 11 of Rom. 15.30. Now I be. | Phil. 4. 6.

See on Rom. feech you, Brethren, for the Lord

10 Jefus Christs sake, and for the f 4. See on Eph. 1.15.

Love of the Spirit, that ye strive to 5. 5 t 1 Pet 1.4. To an Inhe gether with me in your Prayers rirance incorruptible, and undefi to God for me. led, and that fadeth not away, re 9. nf Eph. 1. 15

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heard of your Faith in the Lord Jc.

IS 6. h † Ver. 23. f Rom. 10. 18. lus, and Love unto all the Saints. Ser on Mat. 24. 14.

of Rom. 12. 2.

Be not con † Joh. 15. 16. See on Mar. formed to this World: but be ye 8.

transformed by the renewing of 7 † Cul.

4. 12. Epaphras, who your Mind, that ye may prove is ons of you, a Servant of Christ, fa what is that good and acceptable and Juteth you.- † Philem. Ver. 23. perfect Will of God. to Cor. 1.5. There Talute thee Epaphras.





his will, in all wisdom and spiritual understanding: 10. That ye might.P walk worthy of the Lord unto all pleasing, being fruitful in every good work, and increasing in the knowledge of God; 11. 9 Strengthned with all might, according to his glorious power, unto all' patience and longsuffering s with joyfulness; 12. Giving thanks unto the Father, which hath made us meet to be partakers of the u inheritance of the saints in light: 13. Who hath delivered us from the a power of darkness, and hath translated us into the kingdom of* his dear Son (Gr. the Son of his love]:

b In whom we have redemption through his blood, even the forgiveness of fins. 15. Who is the image of the invifible God, the first-born of every creature : 16. For by him were all things created that are in heaven, and that are in earth, visible, and invisible, whether they be thrones, or * dominions, or principalities, or powers : all things were created by him, and for him: 17. And he is h before all things, and by him all things consist. 18. And he is the head of the body, the church: who is the be








Eph. 4. 1.

II. r

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A&ts 20. 32.

That in everything ye are eno

See on Joh. 14. 9. riched by him, in all Utterance, t Rev. 3. 14. See on Rcm. and in all Knowledge. *: Eph. 5. 29. 17. Be ye

or unwise, but under 16. et i Cor. 8. 6. t Heb. ftanding what the Will of the Lord 5 1. 2.

See on Joh. . 3.

+ Eph. 1. 21. † Col. 2. 15. 10, P+ Phil. 1.

+ Ther. + 1 Pet. 3. 22.

See on Rom. 8. 2. !2.3i Thef. 4. I. See on 38

3 † 36. For of him, and See on Eph. Ž. 16. so through him, and to him are all See on Eph. 4. 2.

things: to whom be Glory for es See on Acts 5. 41.

ver. Amen. Heb. 2. 10. It be. 12. ^ † Acts 26. 18. See on came him, for whom are all things,

and by whom are all things. 13. Eph. 6. 12. We wrestle 15 17. h Joh. 1. 1, 3, 4. In the be

All not against Flesh and Blood, but 'ginning was the Word.against Principalities, against Pow things were made by him. -- 192 him ers, against the Rulers of the Dark was Life, and the Life was the ness of this World. + Heb. 2. Light of Men. Joh. 17. 5. And 14:, - That through Death he 20 now, O Father, glorifie 'thou me might destroy him that had the with, thine own felf, with

the Power of Death, that is, the Devil. Glory which I had with thee be1 Pet. 2. 9. - That ye should fore the World was.

1 Cor. 3. 6. thew forth the Praises of him who -One Lord Jesus Christ. by whom hath called us out of Darkness into 25 are all thirgs, and we by him. his marvellous Light.

# Eph. 1. 222

i: Cor. 14. 1. Eph.....See on Acts 20.23. 11. 3 See on Rom. 12. 5. 15. + 2 Cor. 4.4. t Hcb. 1. 3

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