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Complete armour PHILIPPIANS. of a christian. against flesh and blood, but|d 19 And for me, that utteragainst principalities,against ance may be given unto me, powers, against the rulers of that I may open my mouth the darkness of this world, boldly, to make known the against spiritual wickedness mystery of the gospel, in high places.

20 For which I am an amd 13 Wherefore take unto you bassador in bonds: that there. the whole armour of God, in I may speak boldly; as I that ye may be able to with ought to speak. stand in the evil day, and 21 But that ye also may having done all, to stand. know my affairs, and how í i 14 Stand therefore, having do, Tychicus, a beloved broyour loins girt about with ther and faithful minister in truth, and having on the the Lord, shall make known breastplate of righteousness; to you all things:

15 And your feet shod with 22 Whom I have sent unto the preparation of the gospel you for the same purpose, of peace;

that ye might know our af 16. Above all, taking the fairs, and that he m. ht comshield of faith, wherewith ye fort your hearts. shall be able to quench all 23 Peace be to the brethren, the fiery darts of the wicked. and love with faith, from God

17 And take the helmet of the Father and the Lord Jesalvation, and the sword of sus Christ. the Spirit, which is the word 6 24 Grace be with all them of God:

that love our Lord Jesus 18 Praying always with all Christ in sincerity. Amen. prayer and supplication in the Spirit, and watching Written from Rome unto thereunto with all persever the Ephesians by Tychiance and supplication for all saints;


1 The Epistle of PAUL the Apostle to the


3 I thank my God upon 8 CHAP. I.

every remembrance of you, servants of Jesus Christ, of mine for you all making to all the saints in Christ request with joy Jesus which are at Philippi, 5 For your fellowship in with the bishops and deacons: the gospel from the first day 62 Grace be unto you, and until now; peace, from God our Father, 1 6 Being confident of this and from the Lord Jesus very thing, that he which

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Exhortations PHILIPPIANS. to unity, dc. ther I come and see you, or shion as a man, he humbled else be absent, I may hear of himself, and became obedient your affairs, that ye stand fast unto death, even the death of in one spirit, with one mind the cross, striving together for the faith 9 Wherefore God also hath of the gospel;

highly exalted him, and giv28 And in nothing terrified en him a name which is by your adversaries: which is above every name: to them an evident token of 10 That at the name of Jeperdition, but to you of sal- sus every knee should bow, vation, and that of God. of things in heaven, and

29 For unto you it is given things in earth, and things in the behalf of Christ, not under the earth; only to believe on him, but t 11 And that every tongue also to suffer for his sake; should confess that Jesus

30 Having the same con. Christ is Lord, to the glory flict which ye saw in me, and of God the Father. now hear to be in me.

d 12 Wherefore, my beloved, d CHAP. II.

as ye have always obeyed, F there be therefore any not as in my presence only, IF

consolation in Christ, it but now much more in my any comfort of love, if any absence, work out your own fellowship of the Spirit, if salvation with fear and tremany bowels and mercies, bling:

2 Fulfil ye my joy, that ye t 13 For it is God which be likeminded, having the worketh in you both to will same love, being of one ac- and to do of his good pleasure. cord, of one mind.

d 14 Do all things without p3 'Let nothing be done murmurings and disputings: through strife or vainglory; 15 That ye may be blamebut in lowliness of mind let less and harmless, the sons of each esteem other better than God, without rebuke, in the themselves.

midst of a crooked and perd 4 Look not every man on verse nation, among whoin his own things, but every man ye shine as lights in the world; also on the things of others. 16 Holding forth the word d 5 Let this mind be in you, of life; that I may rejoice in which was also in Christ Jesus: the day of Christ, that I have **6 Who, being in the form not run in vain, neither laof God, thought it not rob- boured in vain. bery to be equal with God: e 17 Yea, and if I be offered

7 But made himself of no upon the sacrifice and serreputation, and took upon více of your faith, I joy, and him the form of a servant, rejoice with


all. and was made in the likeness 18 For the same cause alsodo 18 And being found in fa

ye joy, and rejoice with me.

19 But I trust in the Lord

of men:

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