Since our troubles may tend to the good of many, we ought to rejoice. Romans 5:3 And not only so, but we glory in tribulations also: knowing that tribulation worketh patience; James 1:2 My brethren, count it all joy when ye fall into divers temptations; Matthew 16:17 And Jesus answered and said unto him, Blessed art thou, Simon Barjona: for flesh and blood hath not revealed it unto thee, but my Father which is in heaven. Key Verses . Copyright © 2021, Bible Study Tools. TITTMANN says, in both places it implies not mere expectation, but the anxious desire of an anticipated prosperous issue in afflictive circumstances. Phil 1:29 For it has been granted to u on behalf of Christ not only to believe on him, ... Let your pain drive you deeper into the purposes of Christ. It agrees with this new want of the Church, when other apostles were dead or far away, and Paul long in prison, that bishops and deacons should be prominent for the first time in the opening salutation. servants of Jesus Christ--The oldest manuscripts read the order, "Christ Jesus." because to you has been given, as regards Christ, not only the believing on him but the suffering for him also. much more bold--Translate as Greek, "are more abundantly bold.". Hence the result is sure. According to my earnest expectation--The Greek expresses, "expectation with uplifted head ( Luke 21:28 ) and outstretched neck." For it has been granted to you that for the sake of Christ you should not only believe in him but also suffer for his sake. Please enter your email address associated with your Salem All-Pass account, then click Continue. On Sunday, we looked at God’s call in the Apostle Paul’s life from Colossians 1:24-29. For unto you it is granted regarding Christ, not only to believe on him, but also to suffer for his sake. We'll send you an email with steps on how to reset your password. For you, the phrase has been transformed from “No pain, no gain,” into, “No pain comes without gain.” Gain for you 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. Instead of simply allowing pain, God wants to use it for your growth, and also, for the growth of your fellow believers. And this is God’s doing. 2:29: Welcome Home The first word in the verse is προσδέχεσθε, meaning to welcome. Credit; by implication, to entrust. Kehillah in Philippi 1:29 (OJB) The emperor was "Praetor," or Commander-in-Chief; naturally then the barrack of his bodyguard was called the Prætorium. — Philippinans 1:29-30. 3. Because it has been granted to you on behalf of Messiah, not only to believe in him, but also to suffer on his behalf. . Translate, "That your matter of glorying (or rejoicing) may abound in Christ Jesus in me (that is, in my case; in respect to me, or for me who have been granted to your prayers, Philippians 1:19 ) through my presence again among you." Php. 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 ). ὅτι ὑμῖν ἐχαρίσθη τὸ ὑπὲρ Χριστοῦ, οὐ μόνον τὸ εἰς αὐτὸν πιστεύειν ἀλλὰ καὶ τὸ ὑπὲρ αὐτοῦ πάσχειν ). "because to you it hath been granted in the behalf of Christ, not only … You. "We are wild and useless olive trees till we are grafted into Christ, who, by His living root, makes us fruit-bearing branches" [CALVIN]. 6. confident--This confidence nerves prayers and thanksgivings ( Philippians 1:3 Philippians 1:4 ). Phil. — Philippians 1:27 (CSB) Whether it’s “manner of life” or “citizens of heaven,” there’s an impression of deeper than surface level decisions. Personal / Possessive Pronoun - Dative 2nd Person Plural. Translate, "And being confident of this." A primary preposition; to or into, of place, time, or purpose; also in adverbial phrases. Translate as Greek, "And that ( Philippians 1:13 ) most of the brethren in the Lord," &c. "In the Lord," distinguishes them from "brethren after the flesh," Jewish fellow countrymen. Joy gives especial animation to prayers. Philippians Chapter 1 Verse 29 Alphabetical: also been behalf believe but Christ Christ's For granted has him His in it not of on only sake suffer to you NT Letters: Philippians 1:29 Because it has been granted to you (Philipp. 18. Not that Timothy had any share in writing the Epistle; for Paul presently uses the first person singular, "I," not "we" ( Philippians 1:3 ). And if we suffer reproach and loss for Christ, we are to reckon them a gift, and prize them accordingly. 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. My Favorite Quote s You have enough time to do everything in God’s will for your life. 29. Philippians 1:29 (MSG) Anointed One; the Messiah, the Christ. Find books You can write a book review and share your experiences. It is natural and right for me thus confidently to pray in your behalf. for you--Greek, "on your account"; "for your sake." bishops--synonymous with "presbyters" in the apostolical churches; as appears from the same persons being called "elders of the Church" at Ephesus ( Acts 20:17 ), and "overseers" ( Acts 20:28 ), Greek, "bishops." So ALFORD and ELLICOTT. "Presbyter," implied the rank; "bishop," the duties of the office [NEANDER]. The Hebrew was "peace," including both temporal and spiritual prosperity. And those who are not really saints on earth, never will be saints in heaven. 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's confident prayer in their behalf was that God would perfect His own good work of grace in them. Philippians 1:29 (TMBA) 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. Ground of his "thanking God" ( Philippians 1:3): "For your (continued) fellowship (that is, … I am "in nothing terrified by mine adversaries" ( Philippians 1:29 ), so ought not ye. For you have been given not only the privilege of trusting in Christ but also the privilege of suffering for him. Fellow-sufferers in the cause of God should be dear one to another. 29 For he has graciously granted you the privilege not only of believing in Christ, but of suffering for him as well— 30 since you are having How wretched the temper of those who preached Christ out of envy and contention, and to add affliction to the bonds that oppressed this best of men! For unto you it is granted regarding Christ, not only to believe on him, but also to suffer for his sake. Rather as Greek, "But if to live in the flesh (if), this (I say, the continuance in life which I am undervaluing) be the fruit of my labor (that is, be the condition in which the fruit of my ministerial labor is involved), then what I shall choose I know not (I cannot determine with myself, if the choice were given me, both alternatives being great goods alike)." (a) To show favor to, (b) To pardon, forgive, (c) To show kindness. He suffered from false friends, as well as from enemies. Sherron on Philippians 1 I think God is telling us no matter what your circumstances are and how bad they may seem to you, continue to trust in him. Because it has been granted to you on behalf of Christ, not only to believe in him, but also to suffer on his behalf. Philippians 1:29 (CSB) 2. 28 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. 1 Paul and Timothy, bondservants of Jesus Christ, To all the saints in Christ Jesus who are in Philippi, with the [] bishops and deacons:. 2:29-30 is one sentence. From this it would seem that these self-seeking teachers in the main "proclaimed Christ," not "another Gospel," such as the Judaizers in Galatia taught ( Galatians 1:6-8 ); though probably having some of the their chief error was their self-seeking envious motive, not so much error of doctrine; had there been vital error, Paul would not have rejoiced. Enter the joy of your Master.” In light of the reality of Christ’s victory over death through His resurrection, Paul wrote (1 Cor. Enjoy the videos and music you love, upload original content, and share it all with friends, family, and the world on YouTube. "To believe on Him," is to believe in, and trust through, Him to obtain eternal salvation. A study of the Epistle of St. Paul to the Philippian Church, in Philippi. The Messiah, an epithet of Jesus. Purpose Paul's primary purpose in writing this letter was to thank the Philippians for the gift they had sent him upon learning of his detention at Rome (1:5; 4:10-19). Philippians 1:29 (RSVA) Philippians 1:29 (CEBA) The apostle offers up thanksgivings and prayers, for the good work of grace in the Philippians. 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." For unto you it is given for Christ, not only to believe in him, but also to suffer for him: ὅτι ὑμῖν ἐχαρίσθη τὸ ὑπὲρ Χριστοῦ, οὐ μόνον τὸ εἰς αὐτὸν πιστεύειν ἀλλὰ καὶ τὸ ὑπὲρ αὐτοῦ πάσχειν ). The plural number shows there was more than one bishop or presbyter, and more than one deacon in the Church at Philippi. The original word "conversation" denotes the conduct of citizens who seek the credit, safety, peace, and prosperity of their city. Rick Warren has made several resources available at Purpose Driven Life Website, including a free video series of each day at this link. This epistle is the only one, among those written by St. Paul, in which no censures are implied or expressed. . "Not Paul, but Jesus Christ lives in Paul; wherefore Paul is not moved in the bowels (that is, the tender love, Jeremiah 31:20 ) of Paul, but of Jesus Christ" [BENGEL]. Philippians 1:12 The Greek word for brothers and sisters (adelphoi) refers here to believers, both men and women, as part of God’s family; also in verse 14; and in 3:1, 13, 17; 4:1, 8, 21. For unto you it is given for Christ, not only to believe in him, but also to suffer for him: Philippians 1:29 (RSV) Here is what he has given you to do for Christ. 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: 1:30 Fighting the same fight which you saw in me, and now have word of in me. Philippians 1:29 (DBY) 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. Philippians 1:29 (NKJV) Does this trouble me as they thought it would? 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. . 20. INSCRIPTION. evident token of perdition--if they would only perceive it ( 2 Thessalonians 1:5 ). joy of faith--Greek, "joy in your faith.". In this world we are compassed with sin; but when with Christ, we shall escape sin and temptation, sorrow and death, for ever. 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. Literally, "With a view to your proving (and so approving and embracing) the things that excel" ( Romans 2:18 ); not merely things not bad, but the things best among those that are good; the things of more advanced excellence. Philippians 2:29 Keep in mind that Phil. Ver mais da Página Bible Time no Facebook You must also suffer for him. For to you it was given on behalf of Rebbe, Melech HaMoshiach, not only to have emunah in him but also on behalf of him to be laden with the burden of Messianic yissurim (sufferings 3:10). 5. There's far more to this life than trusting in Christ. And the more unexpected mercies are before they come, the more of God will be seen in them. Philippians 1:29 (NRS) The subject of his prayer for them ( Philippians 1:4 ). So as to the particular work here meant, the perfecting of their fellowship in the Gospel ( Philippians 1:5 , Psalms 37:24 , 89:33 , 138:8 , John 10:28 John 10:29 , Romans 8:29 Romans 8:35-39 , Romans 11:1 Romans 11:2 Hebrews 6:17-19 , 1:17 , Jude 1:24 ). For to you it has been granted for Christ's sake, not only to believe in Him, but also to suffer for His sake. believe on him--"To believe Him," would merely mean to believe He speaks the truth. Confirmation of Philippians 1:7 . Alone, but, only. Bible Timeのその他のコンテンツをFacebookでチェック ). God has generously granted you the privilege, not only of believing in Christ but also of suffering for Christ's sake. Philippians 1:29 (GNT) The proclamation of CHRIST," however done, roused attention, and so was sure to be of service. 29 For it has been granted to you on behalf of Christ not only to believe in him, but also to suffer for him, 30 since you are going through the same struggle you saw I had, and now hear that I … Christ, whose interests are my interests, being glorified thereby; and so the coming of His kingdom being furthered, which, when it does come, will bring completed "SALVATION" ( Hebrews 9:28 ) to me and all whose "earnest expectation" ( Philippians 1:20 ) is that Christ may be magnified in them. Faith is God's gift on the behalf of Christ; the ability and disposition to believe are from God. 1. We saw three elements of God’s call in the 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. Bonds do not bind love. 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