Unfortunately, due to some bad theology many people lose their trust or faith after a tragedy because either they have not read the Word or someone taught them that God wants His people to always be healthy and wealthy. Spiritual perceptiveness: spiritual sight, spiritual hearing, spiritual feeling, spiritual taste.
(12-20) He stood prepared for glorifying Christ by life, or death. At Philippi the apostle was evil entreated, and saw little fruit of his labour; yet he remembers Philippi with joy. 10 For I want you to understand what really matters, so that you may live pure and blameless lives until the day of Christ’s return.
There's also suffering for him. The Greek implies, "Let your walk as citizens (namely, of the heavenly state; 'the city of the living God,' Hebrews 12:22 , 'the heavenly Jerusalem,' 'fellow citizens of the saints,' Ephesians 2:19 ) be," &c. I . for you all--The frequent repetition in this Epistle of "all" with "you," marks that Paul desires to declare his love for all alike, and will not recognize any divisions among them. 30. ye saw in me--( Acts 16:12 Acts 16:19 , &c. 1 Thessalonians 2:2 ). rather--so far is my imprisonment from hindering the Gospel. Philippians 1:29 (JUB)
God gave you the honor of believing in Christ. The Spirit thus intimated that the churches were to look up to their own pastors, now that the miraculous gifts were passing into God's ordinary providence, and the presence of the inspired apostles, the dispensers of those gifts, was to be withdrawn [PALEY, "Horæ Paulinæ]. Alone, but, only. Philippians 1:29.
perform it until--"perfect it up to" [ALFORD, ELLICOTT, and others]. that everything that has happened to me here has helped to spread the Good News. APPLICATION: Do we accept suffering as a gift from God’s hand? The subject of his earnest expectation which follows, answers to "my salvation" ( Philippians 1:19 ). For--rather, a proof that this is an evident token from God of your salvation, "Because," &c. it is given--Greek, "it has been granted as a favor," or "gift of grace." In a sense, since man has chosen the devil over God this world is our father, the devil’s world. You must not only believe in him. I am acted upon in a certain way, either good or bad; I experience ill treatment, suffer. So "ashamed" is used in Romans 9:33 . For unto you it is given on behalf of Christ, not only to believe in Him, but also to suffer for His sake, Philippians 1:29 (TYN)
I will hear that you continue strong with the same purpose and work together like a team for the faith (truth) that comes from the Good News. Their thought was, that taking the opportunity of my being laid aside, they would exalt themselves by their Judaizing preaching, and depreciate me and my preaching, and so cause me trouble of spirit in my bonds; they thought that I, like themselves, sought my own glory, and so would be mortified at their success over mine. The bishops managed more the internal, the deacons the external, affairs of the Church. judgment--rather, "perception"; "perceptive sense." 2 Grace to you and peace from God our Father and the Lord Jesus Christ. Philippians 1:23 - I am torn between the two: I desire to depart and be with Christ, which is better by far; In this study, we will focus on the first of Paul's heart - on death - and ponder about Paul's declaration that death is a situation that is better by far.
Philippians 1:29 "For unto you it is given in the behalf of Christ, not only to believe on him, but also to suffer for his sake...." Saved by Natalie Mixdorf
Here is what he has given you to do for Christ. 2 t “Honor your father and mother” (this is the first commandment with a promise), 3 “that it may go well with you and that you may live long in the land.” 4 Fathers, do not provoke your children to anger, u but … And there is no grace and peace but from God our Father, the fountain and origin of all blessings. And the suffering is as much a gift as the trusting. Suffering for Christ is not only not a mark of God's anger, but a gift of His grace. ALFORD makes the "matter of glorying," the possession of the Gospel, received from Paul, which would abound, be assured and increased, by his presence among them; thus, "in me," implies that Paul is the worker of the material of abounding in Christ Jesus. But the others out of contention (or rather, 'a factious spirit'; 'cabal'; a spirit of intrigue, using unscrupulous means to compass their end; 'self-seeking' [ALFORD]) proclaim (the Greek is not the same as that for 'preach,' but, 'announce') Christ, not sincerely (answering to 'but of a spirit of intrigue,' or 'self-seeking'). Jeremiah 29:11 For I know the plans that I have for you, says the Lord, plans for peace and not for evil, to give you a future and a hope. 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.
Philippians 1:28-29 in no way alarmed by your opponents--which is a sign of destruction for them, but of salvation for you, and that too, from God. But "my rejoicing over you" ( Philippians 2:16 ), answers plainly to "your rejoicing in respect to me" here. I want to talk this morning about the purpose of pain. God has given you the privilege not only to believe in Christ but also to suffer for him. This epistle is the only one, among those written by St. Paul, in which no censures are implied or expressed. Facebook पर Bible Time को और देखें God has generously granted you the privilege, not only of believing in Christ but also of suffering for Christ's sake. 2. Since our troubles may tend to the good of many, we ought to rejoice. because for the Messiah's sake it has been granted to you not only to trust in him but also to suffer on his behalf. God gave you the honor not only of believing in Christ but also of suffering for him, both of which bring glory to Christ. 19. turn to my salvation--"turn out to me for, (or unto) salvation." The words here, "ye saw .
For it is given to you for Christ, that not only ye believe in him, but also that ye suffer for him; Philippians 1:29 (YLT)
Philippians 1:29 For to you it has been granted for Christ's sake, not only to believe in Him, but also to suffer for His sake, 1 Thessalonians 2:14- note For you, brethren, became imitators of the churches of God in Christ Jesus that are in Judea, for you also endured the same sufferings at the hands of your own countrymen, even as they did from the Jews, You must also suffer for him. 29 For God has graciously given you the privilege not only to believe in Christ, but also to suffer for him. He, she, it, they, them, same. . Philippians 1:1-30 . Copyright © 2021, Bible Study Tools.
B. Philippians 1:29 … Because to you it has been given in the cause of Christ not only to have faith in him, but to undergo pain on his account: Philippians 1:29 (CEB)
The work of grace will never be perfected till the day of Jesus Christ, the day of his appearance. Or else, "TO all the rest," that is, "manifest to all the other" Prætorian soldiers stationed elsewhere, through the instrumentality of the Prætorian household guards who might for the time be attached to the emperor's palace, and who relieved one another in succession.
because to you has been graciously granted on behalf of Christ not only to believe in him, but also to suffer on behalf of him. I am "in nothing terrified by mine adversaries" ( Philippians 1:29 ), so ought not ye. The Lord's coming, designed by God in every age of the Church to be regarded as near, is to be the goal set before believers' minds rather than their own death. Only--Whatever happens as to my coming to you,.or not, make this your one only care. Verb - Aorist Indicative Passive - 3rd Person Singular. For unto you it is given in the behalf of Christ, not only to believe on him, but also to suffer for his sake; Philippians 1:29 (KJVA)
He did not yet know the issue, as far as human appearances were concerned ( Philippians 2:23 ). This last clause thus assigns the reason why he has them in his heart (that is, cherished in his love, 2 Corinthians 3:2 , 7:3 ), even in his bonds, and in his defense and confirmation of the Gospel (such as he was constantly making in private, Acts 28:17-23 ; his self-defense and confirmation of the Gospel being necessarily conjoined, as the Greek implies; compare Philippians 1:17 ), namely, "inasmuch as ye are fellow partakers of my grace": inasmuch as ye share with me in "the fellowship of the Gospel" ( Philippians 1:5 ), and have manifested this, both by suffering as I do for the Gospel's sake ( Philippians 1:28-30 ), and by imparting to me of your substance ( Philippians 4:15 ). As a citizen of heaven, your life worthy of the Gospel is grounded in your eternal purpose
hear" ( Philippians 1:27 ). Purpose: Your pain has a purpose. The emperor was "Praetor," or Commander-in-Chief; naturally then the barrack of his bodyguard was called the Prætorium.
for you--Greek, "on your account"; "for your sake." Here is what he has given you to do for Christ. "Your pain has a purpose." According to my earnest expectation--The Greek expresses, "expectation with uplifted head ( Luke 21:28 ) and outstretched neck." Philippians 1:29 (ASV)
For you have had the privilege granted you on behalf of Christ--not only to believe in Him, but also to suffer on His behalf; Philippians 1:29 (WYC)
Faith is the gift of God ( Ephesians 2:8 ), not wrought in the soul by the will of man, but by the Holy Ghost ( John 1:12 John 1:13 ). Philippians 1:15(NASB) Verse Thoughts Paul had been called as Christ's apostle to the gentiles and appointed by the Father to be entrusted with the hidden mysteries of the Church and much church-age doctrine, which is so vital for our spiritual growth today. All real spiritual love is but a portion of Christ's love which yearns in all who are united to Him [ALFORD]. Ver más de Bible Time en Facebook
Ground of his "thanking God" ( Philippians 1:3 ): "For your (continued) fellowship (that is, real spiritual participation) in (literally, 'in regard to') the Gospel from the first day (of your becoming partakers in it) until now." We must thank our God for the graces and comforts, gifts and usefulness of others, as we receive the benefit, and God receives the glory. "Your pain has a purpose." "To believe on Him," is to believe in, and trust through, Him to obtain eternal salvation. Paul had been now upwards of two years a prisoner, so that there was time for his cause and the Gospel having become widely known at Rome. For--in either event ( Philippians 1:20 ) I must be the gainer, "For to me," &c. to live is Christ--whatever life, time, and strength, I have, is Christ's; Christ is the sole object for which I live ( Galatians 2:20 ). And this is God’s doing.
Because it has been granted to you on behalf of Messiah, not only to believe in him, but also to suffer on his behalf. For you have been given not only the privilege of trusting in Christ but also the privilege of suffering for him. Gods work in us is a process that we all must endure, even when we think we have it down to a science there is always an opportunity for greater. ... Paul chose to identify with God’s purpose more than his pain in these difficult circumstances. 29. A small measure of Christian love, knowledge, and fruitfulness should not satisfy any. Literally, 'not purely'; not with a pure intention; the Jewish leaven they tried to introduce was in order to glorify themselves ( Galatians 6:12 Galatians 6:13 ; however, thinking (but in vain) to raise up (so the oldest manuscripts read) tribulation to my bonds." Philippians 1:29-30 The Christian's Life Is J. W. Reeve, M. A. Philippians 1:29-30 The Gifts of God J. Lyth, D. D. Philippians 1:29-30 The Grace and Honour of Suffering R. Johnstone, LL. TITTMANN says, in both places it implies not mere expectation, but the anxious desire of an anticipated prosperous issue in afflictive circumstances. Philippians 1:29 (NIV)
And Titus 1:5 , compare with Philippians 1:7 . hear--so Philippians 1:30 . Living Is Christ.
You must not only believe in him. For you have had the privilege granted you on behalf of Christ--not only to believe in Him, but also to suffer on His behalf; For it is given to you for Christ, that not only ye believe in him, but also that ye suffer for him; because to you it was granted, on behalf of Christ, not only to believe in him, but also on behalf of him to suffer; Matthew Henry Commentary on the Whole Bible (Concise), Commentary Critical and Explanatory on the Whole Bible, California - Do Not Sell My Personal Information. My life verse certainly has become Philippians 1:6, "being confident of this, that He who began a good work in you will carry it on to completion until the day of Christ Jesus" (NIV). "Your pain has a purpose." He doubtless returned from his first captivity to Philippi ( Hebrews 13:19 , 1:22 ).
21. Paul was not omniscient; in the issue of things pertaining to themselves, the apostles underwent the same probation of faith and patience as we. Let’s start by looking at various translations of Phil. 13. my bonds in Christ--rather as Greek, "So that my bonds have become manifest in Christ," that is, known, as endured in Christ's cause. . "Presbyter," implied the rank; "bishop," the duties of the office [NEANDER]. 16, 17.
(a) To show favor to, (b) To pardon, forgive, (c) To show kindness. But they are utterly mistaken; "I rejoice" at it ( Philippians 1:18 ), so far am I from being troubled at it.
he which hath begun--God ( Philippians 2:13 ). We saw three elements of God’s call in the
record--that is, witness. let your conversation be--(Compare Philippians 3:20 ). knowledge--of doctrinal and practical truth.
this very thing--the very thing which he prays for ( Philippians 1:4 ) is the matter of his believing confidence ( 11:24 , 1 John 5:14 1 John 5:15 ). Philippians 1:29 (GNT)
the day of . palace--literally, "Prætorium," that is, the barrack of the Praetorian guards attached to the palace of Nero, on the Palatine hill at Rome; not the general Prætorian camp outside of the city; for this was not connected with "Cæsar's household," which Philippians 4:22 shows the Prætorium here meant was. It implies comprehensive affection which desired not to forget any one among them "all." Through His sending to us the Spirit from the Father. Or, "in nothing be disappointed in my hope, but that I may fully obtain it" [ESTIUS]. Does Your Preaching Take In The Wide View? Bible Timeのその他のコンテンツをFacebookでチェック Suffering is never an end in itself. Php.) INSCRIPTION. Verses 12-20 The apostle was a prisoner at Rome; and to take off the offence of the cross, he shows the wisdom and goodness of God in his sufferings. "Knowledge" and "perception" guard love from being ill-judged. 29 For to you it has been granted for Christ’s sake, not only to believe in Him, but also to suffer for His sake, 30 experiencing the same conflict which you saw in me, and now hear to be in me. It also shows that, while he regarded the Lord's advent as at all times near, yet that his death before it was a very possible contingency. 1 Paul and Timothy, bondservants of Jesus Christ, To all the saints in Christ Jesus who are in Philippi, with the  bishops and deacons:.
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