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The 11th book of the New Testament

This is a letter written by the Apostle Paul to the church in Philippi during 62AD. It concentrates primarily on personal conduct (rather than theology), which has earned it the name "the Epistle of Christian Experience". It was written near the end of Paul's first imprisonment.

chapters: 1 2 3 4

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Matthew Henry's Concise Commentary on the Whole Bible
Book: Philippians
Chapters: 1 · 2 · 3 · 4 ·

The Philippians felt a very Deep interest for the Apostle.
The scope of the epistle is to confirm them in the Faith, to
encourage them to walk as becomes the Gospel of Christ, to
caution them against judaizing teachers, and to express
gratitude for their Christian bounty. This epistle is the only
one, among those written By St. Paul, in which No censures are
implied or expressed. Full commendation and confidence are in
every part, and the Philippians are addressed with a Peculiar
Affection, which every serious reader will perceive.

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