Paul writes two epistles to Timothy in his 2 books. Psalms " Gather my saints together unto me; those that have made a covenant with me by sacrifice. In Christ:. Philippi: A Roman colony of retired solders with few Jews.
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Paul visits in Acts on his 3rd mission journey. Acts "And teach customs , which are not lawful for us to receive, neither to observe, being Romans. Also called Elder in Acts which is the same position as Bishop and Presbyters as found in 1 Timothy and 1 Timothy Pastor is found in Ephesians and is the Greek word for shepherd. The shepherd is the one into whose care the sheep flock have been committed for feeding, caring, and protection for growth to maturity. The purpose of the different words are as follows: Elder indicates a mature spiritual experienced person in a position of authority.
Bishop indicates the character of the work undertaken as overseer or guardian. Shepherd or Pastor indicates the function or responsibility of watching, teaching, and guiding the flock. Acts "And from Miletus he sent to Ephesus, and called the elders of the church. Acts "Take heed therefore unto yourselves , and to all the flock , over the which the Holy Ghost hath made you overseers , to feed the church of God , which he hath purchased with his own blood.
One may study Bible more. Acts "Take heed therefore unto yourselves , and to all the flock , over the which the Holy Ghost hath made you overseers, to feed the church of God , which he hath purchased with his own blood. Also called Elder in. Acts which is the same position as Bishop and Presbyters as found in 1 Timothy and 1 Timothy The work of the Deacon is not explained in the Bible.
It has been assumed that Acts is that work. The definition of the word deacon is servant. The deacon is not ruler in church but a helper. Although, seven Deacons are found in Acts , this number was needed for the Jerusalem church of plus. The average church probably could use a maximum of one or two deacons.
Acts "And in those days, when the number of the disciples was multiplied, there arose a murmuring of the Grecians against the Hebrews, because their widows were neglected in the daily ministration. The Bible gives examples of two of the seven, Stephen and Philip. Stephen became the first martyr as described in Acts to Philip, is an Evangelist as described in Acts He has a ministry among the Samaritans as described in Acts to Nothing is stated about either of their Deacon ministries.
Grace: Getting what we do not deserve as compared with mercy: not getting what we deserve. Getting what we do not deserve as compared with mercy: not getting what we deserve. It is a gift of God and not of man's work. Wherefore he saith, God resisteth the proud , but giveth grace unto the humble. God provides loving kindness to man so that he can exist. John " Peace I leave with you , my peace I give unto you : not as the world giveth , give I unto you. Let not your heart be troubled , neither let it be afraid.
Philippians "And the peace of God , which passeth all understanding, shall keep your hearts and minds through Christ Jesus. God can not be divided. If one sees Jesus, he also sees the Father and the Holy Spirit at the same time since God can not be separated Colossians Jesus is perfect man and God. Jesus was always God, but at His birth become true man. However, in the plan of God, Jesus was true man before the world came into existence. Isaiah " Come ye near unto me , hear ye this; I have not spoken in secret from the beginning ; from the time that it was , there am I : and now the Lord GOD , and his Spirit , hath sent me.
John " Jesus saith unto him, Have I been so long time with you, and yet hast thou not known me, Philip? Colossians "For in him dwelleth all the fulness of the Godhead bodily. Fullness of Godhead Not found in Paul's other epistles. Colossians For it pleased the Father that in him should all fulness dwell ;. Ephesians Which is his body , the fulness of him that filleth all in all.
Ephesians And to know the love of Christ , which passeth knowledge, that ye might be filled with all the fulness of God. Ephesians Till we all come in the unity of the faith, and of the knowledge of the Son of God , unto a perfect man , unto the measure of the stature of the fulness of Christ :. He that honoureth not the Son honoureth not the Father which hath sent him.
Ye have neither heard his voice at any time , nor seen his shape. Every man therefore that hath heard , and hath learned of the Father , cometh unto me. Jesus answered, Ye neither know me , nor my Father : if ye had known me , ye should have known my Father also. Jesus saith unto them, If ye were Abraham's children, ye would do the works of Abraham.
Then said they to him, We be not born of fornication; we have one Father, even God. I have power to lay it down , and I have power to take it again.
This commandment have I received of my Father. And Jesus lifted up his eyes, and said, Father , I thank thee that thou hast heard me. Father , save me from this hour : but for this cause came I unto this hour. Then came there a voice from heaven , saying, I have both glorified it , and will glorify it again. Let not your heart be troubled, neither let it be afraid.
If ye loved me , ye would rejoice , because I said, I go unto the Father : for my Father is greater than I. Arise, let us go hence. Verily, verily, I say unto you, Whatsoever ye shall ask the Father in my name , he will give it you. In the world ye shall have tribulation : but be of good cheer; I have overcome the world. Holy Father , keep through thine own name those whom thou hast given me , that they may be one , as we are.
Philippians "Always in every [ prayer ] of mine for you all making request with [ joy ] ,". John "Hitherto have ye asked nothing in my name : ask, and ye shall receive , that your joy may be full. Philippians "For your [ fellowship ] in the [ gospel ] from the [ first day ] until now ;". Acts "And they continued stedfastly in the apostles' doctrine and fellowship , and in breaking of bread , and in prayers.
Acts "And all that believed were together , and had all things common ;". Method : imputed righteousness of God to the believer by faith beginning to faith ending. Ephesians " In whom we have boldness and access with confidence by the faith of him. Philippians "Even as it is meet for me to think this of you all, because I have you in my heart ; inasmuch as both in my bonds , and in the defence and confirmation of the [ gospel ] , ye all are partakers of my grace.
Do not cease to pray for you: Paul made similar prayers to Philippians in several of his books as shown below. Philippians "That ye 2 may approve things that are excellent; that ye may be sincere and without offence till the [ day of ] T Christ T ;". He saith not , And to seeds , as of many ; but as of one , And to thy seed , which is Christ. Romans "For I am not ashamed of the gospel of Christ : for it is the power of God unto salvation to every one that believeth ; to the Jew first , and also to the Greek. Acts " King Agrippa , believest thou the prophets?
I know that thou believest. Acts "And now, Lord, behold their threatenings : and grant unto thy servants , that with all boldness they may speak thy word ,". Philippians " Some indeed preach T Christ T even of envy and strife ; and some also of good will:" Possibly Judaziers. Philippians "The one preach T Christ T of contention , not sincerely , supposing to add affliction to my bonds :". Job " I also could speak as ye do : if your soul were in my soul's stead, I could heap up words against you , and shake mine head at you. Philippians "But the other of [ love ] , [ knowing ] that I am set for the defence of the [ gospel ].
Philippians "What then? Mark "Which devour widows' houses, and for a pretence make long prayers : these shall receive greater damnation. Here is how we know by the spirit of truth. Romans "But ye are not in the flesh, but in the Spirit , if so be that the Spirit of God dwell in you. Now if any man have not the Spirit of Christ , he is none of his. Galatians "And because ye are sons, God hath sent forth the Spirit of his Son into your hearts , crying, Abba, Father.
Revelation "And I beheld, and, lo, in the midst of the throne and of the four beasts, and in the midst of the elders, stood a Lamb as it had been slain , having seven horns and seven eyes , which are the seven Spirits of God sent forth into all the earth. Romans "For whether we live , we live unto the Lord ; and whether we die , we die unto the Lord : whether we live therefore , or die , we are the Lord's.
Galatians " I am crucified with Christ : nevertheless I live ; yet not I , but Christ liveth in me : and the life which I now live in the flesh I live by the faith of the Son of God , who loved me, and gave himself for me. Philippians " Nevertheless to abide in the flesh is more needful for you. Philippians "For I am in a strait betwixt two , having a desire to depart , and to be with Christ ; which is far better :".
See my paper: "Is Free Will Biblical? See my paper: "God Plans for His Purpose. Who Harden Pharaoh's Heart? Paul decided to stay. Acts " For I know this , that after my departing shall grievous wolves enter in among you , not sparing the flock. Philippians "And having this [ confidence ] , I [ know ] that I shall abide and continue with you all for your furtherance and [ joy ] of [ faith ] ;". For me by my coming to you again: History has Paul later released making a 4th missionary journey. Philemon " But withal prepare me also a lodging : for I trust that through your prayers I shall be given unto you.
Now faith is the substance of things hoped for , the evidence of things not seen. But without faith it is impossible to please him : for he that cometh to God must believe that he is , and that he is a rewarder of them that diligently seek him. By faith Abel offered unto God a more excellent sacrifice than Cain , by which he obtained witness that he was righteous , God testifying of his gifts : and by it he being dead yet speaketh.
These all died in faith , not having received the promises , but having seen them afar off , and were persuaded of them , and embraced them , and confessed that they were strangers and pilgrims on the earth. Looking unto Jesus the author and finisher of our faith. WHO : Christ. Fulfil ye my joy , that ye be likeminded , having the same love , being of one accord , of one mind. WHAT : Let nothing be done through strife or vainglory; but in lowliness of mind let each esteem other better than themselves. Let nothing be done through strife or vainglory ; but in lowliness of mind let each esteem other better than themselves.
WAY : Look not every man on his own things, but every man also on the things of others. Look not every man on his own things, but every man also on the things of others. WAY : But made himself of no reputation, and took upon him the form of a servant, and was made in the likeness of men. WHILE : Being found in fashion as a man, he humbled himself, and became obedient unto death, even the death of the cross.
And being found in fashion as a man , he humbled himself , and became obedient unto death , even the death of the cross.
WITH : That at the name of Jesus every knee should bow, of things in heaven, and things in earth, and things under the earth. Wherefore, my beloved , as ye have always obeyed, not as in my presence only, but now much more in my absence, work out your own salvation with fear and trembling. For it is God which worketh in you both to will and to do of his good pleasure. WANT : Do all things without murmurings and disputings. WHY : That ye may be blameless and harmless, the sons of God, in the midst of a crooked and perverse nation, among whom ye shine as lights in the world;.
Holding forth the word of life ; that I may rejoice in the day of Christ , that I have not run in vain , neither laboured in vain. Yea, and if I be offered upon the sacrifice and service of your faith , I joy , and rejoice with you all. For the same cause also do ye joy , and rejoice with me. But I trust in the Lord Jesus to send Timotheus shortly unto you , that I also may be of good comfort , when I know your state. For I have no man likeminded, who will naturally care for your state.
For all seek their own , not the things which are Jesus Christ's. But ye know the proof of him , that, as a son with the father , he hath served with me in the gospel. Him therefore I hope to send presently, so soon as I shall see how it will go with me. But I trust in the Lord that I also myself shall come shortly. WHO : I send to you Epaphroditus, my brother, and companion in labour, and fellowsoldier, but your messenger, and he that ministered to my wants.
Yet I supposed it necessary to send to you Epaphroditus , my brother , and companion in labour , and fellowsoldier , but your messenger , and he that ministered to my wants.
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WHY : For he longed after you all, and was full of heaviness, because that ye had heard that he had been sick. For he longed after you all , and was full of heaviness , because that ye had heard that he had been sick. WHAT : For he longed after you all, and was full of heaviness, because that ye had heard that he had been sick. For indeed he was sick nigh unto death : but God had mercy on him ; and not on him only , but on me also , lest I should have sorrow upon sorrow.
WAY : I sent him therefore, that, when ye see him again, ye may rejoice,.
I sent him therefore the more carefully, that, when ye see him again , ye may rejoice , and that I may be the less sorrowful. WITH : Because for the work of Christ he was nigh unto death, not regarding his life, to supply your lack of service toward me. Because for the work of Christ he was nigh unto death , not regarding his life , t o supply your lack of service toward me. Since men can count on Christ, then:. Romans "Now the God of patience and consolation grant you to be likeminded one toward another according to Christ Jesus :". Mind not high things , but condescend to men of low estate.
Be not wise in your own conceits. Philippians "Look not every man on his own things, but every man also on the things of others. Romans " We then that are strong ought to bear the infirmities of the weak , and not to please ourselves. John " Jesus saith unto him, Have I been so long time with you , and yet hast thou not known me , Philip? Philippians "But made M himself M of no reputation , and took upon him the form of a servant , and was made in the likeness of men:". Philippians "And being found in fashion as a man, M he M humbled himself , and became obedient unto death , even the death of the cross.
Mark "And whosoever of you will be the chiefest, shall be servant of all.
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John "And now, O Father, glorify thou me with thine own self with the glory which I had with thee before the world was. Deuteronomy " His body shall not remain all night upon the tree , but thou shalt in any wise bury him that day ; for he that is hanged is accursed of God ; that thy land be not defiled, which the LORD thy God giveth thee for an inheritance.
Colossians "And he is the head of the body, the church : who is the beginning , the firstborn from the dead ; that in all things he might have the preeminence. Philippians "Wherefore, my beloved, as ye have always obeyed, not as in my presence only, but now much more in my absence, work out your own salvation with fear and trembling.
Matthew "But he that shall endure unto the end , the same shall be saved. Ephesians "For we are his workmanship, created in Christ Jesus unto good works , which God hath before ordained that we should walk in them. Philippians " Do all things without murmurings and disputings ". Philippians " Not that I speak in respect of want : for I have learned , in whatsoever state I am , therewith to be content. Philippians "That ye may be blameless and harmless, the sons of God , without rebuke, in the midst of a crooked and perverse nation , among whom ye shine as lights in the world;".
Philippians "Holding forth the word of [ life ] ; that I may [ rejoice ] in the [ day of ] T Christ T , that I have not run in vain , neither laboured in vain. Philippians "Yea, and if I be offered upon the sacrifice and service of your [ faith ] , I [ joy ] , and [ rejoice ] with you all. Philippians "For the same cause also do ye [ joy ] , and [ rejoice ] with me. Philippians "For I have no man [ likeminded ] , who will naturally care for your state.
Philippians "But ye [ know ] the proof of him, that, as a son with the father , he hath served with me in the [ gospel ]. Philippians "And I entreat thee also, true yokefellow , help those women which laboured with me in the gospel , with Clement also, and with other my fellowlabourers , whose names are in the book of life. Philippians "Him therefore I hope to send presently, so soon as I shall see how it will go with me. I trust in the Lord that I also myself shall come shortly: Bonds or prison. Nevertheless, Paul shows his faith that he will be released to go to Philippi and Colosse.
Philemon 22 "But withal prepare me also a lodging : for I trust that through your prayers I shall be given unto you. Philippians "Yet I supposed it necessary to send to you Epaphroditus , my brother, and companion in labour , and [ fellowsolder ] , but your messenger , and he that ministered to my wants. Epaphroditus: His name means agreeable and handsome. Philippians is the only Biblical references. He came with gifts from Philippi and helped Paul.
Paul is sending him back. Philippians "But I have all, and abound: I am full, having received of Epaphroditus the things which were sent from you , an odour of a sweet smell, a sacrifice acceptable, wellpleasing to God. See apostle paper. Philippians "For he longed after you all, and was full of heaviness, because that ye had heard that he had been sick. He was sick: Christians can get sick, because of their sin, overworked in Gospel, or God's purpose.
God's promises should be exercised to get them healed. James " Is any sick among you? Philippians "I sent him therefore the more carefully, that, when ye see him again, ye may [ rejoice ] , and that I may be the less sorrowful. Philippians "Because for the work of T Christ T he was nigh unto death , not regarding his [ life ] , to supply your lack of service toward me. A person can be sick from doing the work of Christ. If he does not take rests, average one day per week.
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Darby Bible Translation because of your fellowship with the gospel, from the first day until now; English Revised Version for your fellowship in furtherance of the gospel from the first day until now; Webster's Bible Translation For your fellowship in the gospel from the first day until now; Weymouth New Testament I thank my God, I say, for your cooperation in spreading the Good News, from the time it first came to you even until now.
World English Bible for your partnership in furtherance of the Good News from the first day until now; Young's Literal Translation for your contribution to the good news from the first day till now,. Acts They devoted themselves to the apostles' teaching and to the fellowship, to the breaking of bread and to prayer. Acts From there we went to the Roman colony of Philippi, the leading city of that district of Macedonia. And we stayed there several days.
Philippians It is right for me to feel this way about all of you, since I have you in my heart. For in my chains and in my defense and confirmation of the gospel, you are all partners in grace with me. Philippians Now I want you to know, brothers, that my circumstances have actually served to advance the gospel. Philippians The latter do so in love, knowing that I am appointed for the defense of the gospel. Philippians Nevertheless, conduct yourselves in a manner worthy of the gospel of Christ. Then, whether I come and see you or hear about you in my absence, I will know that you stand firm in one spirit, contending side by side for the faith of the gospel, Philippians Therefore, my beloved, just as you have always obeyed, not only in my presence, but now even more in my absence, continue to work out your salvation with fear and trembling.