The Book of Philippians

Authored By Paul

The Letter to Philippi

The book of Philippians is a compilation of letters written to the church in Philippi, Greece – the first European church established on Paul’s second missionary journey recorded in Acts. Paul wrote to thank the church for their financial support, update them on how he was doing in prison, and to encourage living in Christ.

Key Verse

Philippians 4:6-7

“Do not be anxious about anything, but in everything, by prayer and petition, with thanksgiving, present your requests to God. And the peace of God, which transcends all understanding, will guard your hearts and your minds in Christ Jesus.”

The Essence

Prevailing purposes for which this book is used today.

Encouragement in Trials

“To live is Christ,” so we rejoice in spite of suffering

Encourage Humility

Christ took the form of a servant, so we rejoice in lowly service

Warn Against Legalism

Christ is the object of the Christian’s faith, desire, and expectation

Quiet Anxiety

Acknowledging God in everything brings peace

The Efficacy

How this book may nourish your spirit.

Deepening Your Understanding of Christ

Paul expounds the life, suffering, service, and suffering of Christ and relates it to the Christian life we’re called to live.

Strengthing Your Endurance

Paul’s offers an example and advice for maintaining a joyful posture in the face of adversity.

Imparting a Kingdom Mindset

The book pulls your eyes away from the world and focuses on Christ in our life, Christ in our mind, Christ as our goal, and Christ as our strength.  

Quieting Condemnation

Paul points to the cross and gives God the credit for our transformation in Christ.

Let’s Get Regional

Bible maps can enhance your understanding of context and the environment where the Bible’s books are set. It works to support your faith by providing context in relation to places you have heard of and may have visited.

It may seem simple, but it affects you deeply. In this fight for our faith, all defense is valuable.

God bless your understanding!

Eat Slowly

Did you know that meditating is compared to chewing something with your mind? More specifically, it is a synonym for ruminating which also refers to "chewing the cud" - a process of eating for optimal digestion and absorption of nutrients. Below are 3 simple steps to improve your ingestion of God's word.


Be focused.


Pray earnestly.


Take it personally.

The Word of God is spirit and life (John 6:63); it is living and active (Hebrews 4:12).

Pin It on Pinterest

Share This