StandFirmintheLord:Phil.4:1-7
Philippians 4:1-7
Rejoice! ( Ps 2:11; 5:11; 9:14; 13:4-5; 14:7; 30:1; 31:7; 32:11; 35:9, 19, 24, 26; 38:16; 40:16; 48:...
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2011-07-22 00:19:10
Rejoice! ( Ps 2:11; 5:11; 9:14; 13:4-5; 14:7; 30:1; 31:7; 32:11; 35:9, 19, 24, 26; 38:16; 40:16; 48:11; 51:8; 53:6; 58:10; 63:11; 64:10; 66:6; 70:4; 85:6; 89:42; 90:14; 96:11; 97:1, 8, 12; 104:31, 34; 105:3; 106:5; 118:24; 119:74, 162; 149:2) In the opening of the passage Paul addresses his brothers (and sisters) in Christ with love and joy. Paul constantly illustrates his call to love and serve our brothers and sister in all humility. He longs for their fellowship, longs to be with them always. My heart aches now as I long to be with my sisters and brothers. I am acutely aware of my great need for them and the way God has greatly blessed me to know and love them. Through isolation from the body the Lord makes me love and long for them all the more! How much I desire to be with them now and how much my heart will rejoice when I again have that privilege! Paul commands the Philippians to stand firm in v.1, then expands and draws out meaning for this command in v.2-6. In v.7 we see the result of standing firm in this way-peace beyond out understanding, completely secure in Christ. Standing firm depends on humility as we saw in 2:1-11, in the church helping the needy, in believers being united, laboring side by side for Christ. It depends on rejoicing in the Lord, thanking Him, overflowing with gratitude, living free from fear and anxiety because the Lord is at hand! It depends on prayer, earnest, thankful, trusting prayer. Open hands ready to give or accept anything the Lord wills, knowing that you have nothing to fear because God is Perfect and Holy and Good and Loving and Just and Omnipotent and Omnipresent and Eternal and Never-failing and All understanding and Merciful, Gracious, Kind, Strong, Victorious, Glorious, Amazing, Beyond all our understanding, Magnificent, Wonderful, Awesome, Majestic, Humble, Bold, Fearless, Courageous, Completely integrated, Holy, Holy Holy is the Lord! He keeps all of His promises, and all His promises find their Yes in Christ! Praise the Lord! Let us rejoice in His name every minute of every hour of every day! None do we rely on but Him. None but Him do we need! None but Him do we desire! Oh Lord we love Thee and we pray that our hearts would be completely satisfied in You! Our hope is secure in Christ, even in the midst of great affliction. We can trust always that our pain is for good, that we are meant to feel it, it is meant to hurt and be hard, incredibly hard, that we may be blessed by the Lord. We could not even imagine how great and wonderful His plans are for us. And so in the face of the uttermost pain and heartache, terrible sadness, feeling alone in a pit of darkness, I will not impose my own will upon the Lord, I will not doubt His goodness, His love, His Holy and Perfect plan. I will simply rejoice with the power He gives me, because I am sure that I have none without Him! And in that, I rejoice, kneeling at the foot of the cross, abundantly thankful for my Savior.
10000000084696 84696 Notes 2011-07-20 13:44:32 2011-07-22 00:19:10 Rejoice! ( Ps 2:11; 5:11; 9:14; 13:4-5; 14:7; 30:1; 31:7; 32:11; 35:9, 19, 24, 26; 38:16; 40:16; 48:11; 51:8; 53:6; 58:10; 63:11; 64:10; 66:6; 70:4; 85:6; 89:42; 90:14; 96:11; 97:1, 8, 12; 104:31, 34; 105:3; 106:5; 118:24; 119:74, 162; 149:2) In the opening of the passage Paul addresses his brothers (and sisters) in Christ with love and joy. Paul constantly illustrates his call to love and serve our brothers and sister in all humility. He longs for their fellowship, longs to be with them always. My heart aches now as I long to be with my sisters and brothers. I am acutely aware of my great need for them and the way God has greatly blessed me to know and love them. Through isolation from the body the Lord makes me love and long for them all the more! How much I desire to be with them now and how much my heart will rejoice when I again have that privilege! Paul commands the Philippians to stand firm in v.1, then expands and draws out meaning for this command in v.2-6. In v.7 we see the result of standing firm in this way-peace beyond out understanding, completely secure in Christ. Standing firm depends on humility as we saw in 2:1-11, in the church helping the needy, in believers being united, laboring side by side for Christ. It depends on rejoicing in the Lord, thanking Him, overflowing with gratitude, living free from fear and anxiety because the Lord is at hand! It depends on prayer, earnest, thankful, trusting prayer. Open hands ready to give or accept anything the Lord wills, knowing that you have nothing to fear because God is Perfect and Holy and Good and Loving and Just and Omnipotent and Omnipresent and Eternal and Never-failing and All understanding and Merciful, Gracious, Kind, Strong, Victorious, Glorious, Amazing, Beyond all our understanding, Magnificent, Wonderful, Awesome, Majestic, Humble, Bold, Fearless, Courageous, Completely integrated, Holy, Holy Holy is the Lord! He keeps all of His promises, and all His promises find their Yes in Christ! Praise the Lord! Let us rejoice in His name every minute of every hour of every day! None do we rely on but Him. None but Him do we need! None but Him do we desire! Oh Lord we love Thee and we pray that our hearts would be completely satisfied in You! Our hope is secure in Christ, even in the midst of great affliction. We can trust always that our pain is for good, that we are meant to feel it, it is meant to hurt and be hard, incredibly hard, that we may be blessed by the Lord. We could not even imagine how great and wonderful His plans are for us. And so in the face of the uttermost pain and heartache, terrible sadness, feeling alone in a pit of darkness, I will not impose my own will upon the Lord, I will not doubt His goodness, His love, His Holy and Perfect plan. I will simply rejoice with the power He gives me, because I am sure that I have none without Him! And in that, I rejoice, kneeling at the foot of the cross, abundantly thankful for my Savior. notes
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Ὥστε, ἀδελφοί
Therefore, my brothers,
μου ἀγαπητοὶ καὶ ἐπιπόθητοι,
whom I love and long for,
χαρὰ καὶ στέφανός μου,
my joy and crown,
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οὕτως στήκετε ἐν κυρίῳ, ἀγαπητοί.
stand firm thus in the Lord, my beloved.
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Εὐοδίαν παρακαλῶ
I entreat Euodia
καὶ Συντύχην παρακαλῶ
and I entreat Syntyche
τὸ αὐτὸ φρονεῖν ἐν κυρίῳ.
to agree in the Lord.
ναὶ ἐρωτῶ καὶ σέ, γνήσιε σύζυγε,
Yes, I ask you also, true companion,
συλλαμβάνου αὐταῖς,
help these women,
αἵτινες ἐν τῷ εὐαγγελίῳ συνήθλησάν μοι μετὰ καὶ Κλήμεντος καὶ τῶν λοιπῶν συνεργῶν μου,
who have labored side by side with me in the gospel together with Clement and the rest of my fellow workers,
ὧν τὰ ὀνόματα ἐν βίβλῳ ζωῆς.
whose names are in the book of life.
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Χαίρετε ἐν κυρίῳ πάντοτε•
Rejoice in the Lord always;
πάλιν ἐρῶ, χαίρετε.
again I will say, Rejoice.
τὸ ἐπιεικὲς ὑμῶν γνωσθήτω πᾶσιν ἀνθρώποις.
Let your reasonableness be known to everyone.
ὁ κύριος ἐγγύς.
The Lord is at hand;
μηδὲν μεριμνᾶτε,
do not be anxious about anything,
ἀλλʼ ἐν παντὶ τῇ προσευχῇ καὶ τῇ δεήσει μετὰ εὐχαριστίας
but in everything by prayer and supplication with thanksgiving
τὰ αἰτήματα ὑμῶν γνωριζέσθω πρὸς τὸν θεόν.
let your requests be made known to God.
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καὶ ἡ εἰρήνη τοῦ θεοῦ ἡ ὑπερέχουσα πάντα νοῦν φρουρήσει τὰς καρδίας ὑμῶν καὶ τὰ νοήματα ὑμῶν ἐν Χριστῷ Ἰησοῦ.
And the peace of God, which surpasses all understanding, will guard your hearts and your minds in Christ Jesus.
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10000000084696 84696 Arc 2011-07-20 13:44:32 2011-07-22 00:19:10 editing Philippians 4 1 4 7 Philippians 4:1-7 50 NT na27 esv i678161 i678162 i678163 i678142 Ὥστε, ἀδελφοί Therefore, my brothers, i678164 i678143 μου ἀγαπητοὶ καὶ ἐπιπόθητοι, whom I love and long for, i678144 χαρὰ καὶ στέφανός μου, my joy and crown, series ideaexplanation 1 i678145 οὕτως στήκετε ἐν κυρίῳ, ἀγαπητοί. stand firm thus in the Lord, my beloved. inference 2 i678165 i678166 i678167 i678146 Εὐοδίαν παρακαλῶ I entreat Euodia i678147 καὶ Συντύχην παρακαλῶ and I entreat Syntyche series i678148 τὸ αὐτὸ φρονεῖν ἐν κυρίῳ. to agree in the Lord. ideaexplanation 1 i678168 i678169 i678149 ναὶ ἐρωτῶ καὶ σέ, γνήσιε σύζυγε, Yes, I ask you also, true companion, i678150 συλλαμβάνου αὐταῖς, help these women, ideaexplanation 1 i678170 i678151 αἵτινες ἐν τῷ εὐαγγελίῳ συνήθλησάν μοι μετὰ καὶ Κλήμεντος καὶ τῶν λοιπῶν συνεργῶν μου, who have labored side by side with me in the gospel together with Clement and the rest of my fellow workers, i678152 ὧν τὰ ὀνόματα ἐν βίβλῳ ζωῆς. whose names are in the book of life. ideaexplanation 1 ground 1 i678171 i678172 i678153 Χαίρετε ἐν κυρίῳ πάντοτε• Rejoice in the Lord always; i678154 πάλιν ἐρῶ, χαίρετε. again I will say, Rejoice. i678155 τὸ ἐπιεικὲς ὑμῶν γνωσθήτω πᾶσιν ἀνθρώποις. Let your reasonableness be known to everyone. i678156 ὁ κύριος ἐγγύς. The Lord is at hand; i678173 i678174 i678157 μηδὲν μεριμνᾶτε, do not be anxious about anything, i678175 i678158 ἀλλʼ ἐν παντὶ τῇ προσευχῇ καὶ τῇ δεήσει μετὰ εὐχαριστίας but in everything by prayer and supplication with thanksgiving i678159 τὰ αἰτήματα ὑμῶν γνωριζέσθω πρὸς τὸν θεόν. let your requests be made known to God. actionmanner 1 1 negativepositive 2 i678160 καὶ ἡ εἰρήνη τοῦ θεοῦ ἡ ὑπερέχουσα πάντα νοῦν φρουρήσει τὰς καρδίας ὑμῶν καὶ τὰ νοήματα ὑμῶν ἐν Χριστῷ Ἰησοῦ. And the peace of God, which surpasses all understanding, will guard your hearts and your minds in Christ Jesus. actionresult 2 bilateral 1 series actionmanner 1 1 1 1 na27 25 esv 25 a 50 discourse
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