Main point summary
Rejoice ! rejoice! rejoice in the Lord! even in the midst of trouble. Do not be afraid rather present your request to God with thanksgiving and God's peace will reign in our hearts.
p Rejoice in the Lord always;
Always be happy in the Lord;
Rejoice in the Lord always.
again I will say, rejoice.
and don't stop rejoicing ,
Again I say, rejoice!
Let your reasonableness be known to everyone.
And how your gracious attitude to all people.
Let everyone see your gentleness. 4
q The Lord is at hand;
F or the Lord is COMING;
The Lord is near!
r do not be anxious about anything,
do not be afraid of anything,
Do not be anxious about anything.
s but in everything by prayer and supplication t with thanksgiving
Rather, in every situation through prayers and requests with thanksgiving
Instead, in every situation, through prayer and petition with thanksgiving,
let your requests be made known to God.
present your request to God.
tell your requests to God.
And u the peace of God, v which surpasses all understanding,
So that God's peace, which we cannot comprehend,
And the peace of God that surpasses all understanding
will guard your hearts and your minds in Christ Jesus.
will guard your troubled heart and mind in Christ Jesus.
will guard your hearts and minds 5 in Christ Jesus.
Apostles Paul is teaching us that as God's chosen people we should always be glad even when we are experiencing hardship. And stop worrying instead, in every situation, through prayer and petitions with thanksgiving, God will grant us peace.