Greet the saints

In the midst of his captivity, Paul has shown us that our security, confidence, and joy come from Christ. The apostle overflows, in this letter, with gratitude, joy, and love towards the church in Philippi, who have aided him in his necessity, and he bids them farewell with a message filled with affection.

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Giving and receiving

The interesting matter here is how Paul draws attention to the question: who has been blessed by this gesture? Himself, obviously, because he has seen his needs supplied, but those who are even more blessed are those who have given, because this gesture is an agreeable offering to the Lord

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Learn to be Content

We live in a time in which it seems that nothing is enough for us, nothing satisfies us, nothing can make us happy. Well, that’s not the true reality for Christians, because this passage (and the whole Gospel) teaches us the key to living the Christian life.

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Meditate on Him

May our thoughts always be focused upon the greatest glory of God. Let us meditate on Him, His love, His goodness, His mercy. May we allow our minds to be filled with His Word and His Truth, that His light may dispel our darkness.

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Be anxious for nothing

What is the source of our joy, of our view of life? Where do we place our confidence and hope? Paul encourages us here to leave all our worries, our fears, our struggles with the One who has already won, in Jesus, the Lamb of God.

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