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Epistle to the Philippians

a commentary on the Greek text

by Peter T. O"Brien

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Published by W.B. Eeerdmans, Paternoster Press in Grand Rapids,Michigan, Carlisle .
Written in English


Edition Notes

Includes bibliog. (p.xxii-xli), and indexes.

Statementby Peter T. O"Brien.
SeriesThe New international Greek Testament commentary
The Physical Object
Paginationxli,597p. ;
Number of Pages597
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL17412908M
ISBN 100853645310


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The Epistle To The Philippians Introduction AUTHOR The apostle Paul (), joined in his salutation by al references by the author (; ; ; ) are certainly consistent with what we know of Paul from otherNew Testament sources.

Paul's authorship of this letter is also supported by the testimony of early. The joy of the Christian experience is the dominant theme running through the book of Philippians.

The words "joy" and "rejoice" are used 16 times in the epistle. The Apostle Paul wrote the letter to express his gratitude and affection for the Philippian church, his strongest supporters in ministry. The Epistle to the Philippians (The New International Greek Testament Commentary) Paperback – Ap by Peter T.

O'Brien (Author) out of 5 stars 23 ratings. Book 11 of 13 in the New International Greek Testament Commentary Series.

See all 7 formats and editions Hide Cited by: Book of Philippians. Suggested result. Philippians 1 [Full Chapter] [ Greetings from Paul] This letter is from Paul and Timothy, slaves of Christ Jesus.

I am writing to all of God’s holy people in Philippi who belong to Christ Jesus, including the church leaders and deacons. May God our Father and the Lord Jesus Christ give you grace and peace.

Philippians “I am not saying this because I am in need, for I have learned to be content whatever the circumstances.” Philippians “I can do all this through him who gives me strength.” What is your favorite Bible verse from the book of Philippians.

Share it in the comments. Sources. The Holy Bible, New International Version. Greetings from Paul and Timothy (2 Samuel ; 1 Chronicles ; Colossians )1 Paul and Timothy, servants of Christ Jesus.

To all the saints in Christ Jesus at Philippi, together with the overseers and deacons: 2 Grace and peace to you from God our Father and the Lord Jesus Christ.

Thanksgiving and Prayer. The book of Philippians is a Prison Epistle (letter written while in prison). Paul wrote it about 62 A.D. as he anticipated his release from prison. They key personalities are the Apostle Paul, Timothy, Epaphroditus, Euodia, and Syntyche. It was written to show his appreciation and love to the Philippians in a thank-you letter for their.

Author: Philippians identifies the author of the Book of Philippians as the apostle Paul, likely along with the help of Timothy. Date of Writing: The Book of Philippians was written in approximately A.D.

Purpose of Writing: The Epistle to the Philippians, one of Paul’s prison epistles, was written in Rome. Epistle to the Philippians book was at Philippi, which the apostle visited on his second. In this anniversary edition of The Epistle to the Philippians, Karl Barth's exposition of the book of Philippians is again made available.

Two new introductory essays by Bruce L. McCormack and Francis B. Watson examine the significance of Barth's theological exegesis of Philippians and introduce Barth's approach to biblical by: 8. These varying opinions do not form a substantial enough base to justify characterizing the general opinion of scholars as believing the book of Acts to be historically unreliable, and therefore this statement cannot be relevant to the discussion on the location of Epistle to the Philippians book the Epistle to the Philippians was written.

The Epistle To The Philippians. Chapter One. OBJECTIVES IN STUDYING THIS CHAPTER. 1) To appreciate why the Philippians were a source of great joy to Paul 2) To learn from Paul's attitude concerning persecution, death, and the purpose of life.

SUMMARY. Paul begins his epistle with his customary salutation followed by an expression of. The Epistle to the Philippians (New International Greek Testament Com book. Read 11 reviews from the world's largest community for readers.

This commenta /5. The Epistle to the Philippians, the 11th book in the New Testament of the Bible, was written by Saint Paul to the Philippians - a Christian community in eastern Macedonia - from prison in Ephesus in AD 57 or, as some scholars believe, in Rome in the early 60s.

Some scholars think that the present letter is a composite of three different ones. THE EPISTLE TO THE PHILIPPIANS. INTRODUCTORY NOTES. The apostle’s first visit to the city of Philippi, probably about A.D. 52—53 (Ap. ), is recorded in Acts He had as companions Silas and Timothy, and the use of the personal pronoun, in v.

10 of that chapter, indicates that a fourth worker was with him. A Map of Philippi and Surrounding Regions The City of Philippi and the Origin of the Church There The city of Philippi, as one can see from the map, is located in north eastern Greece (Macedonia).

The city was already ancient by the time Paul arrived there around 49 CE (Acts ). In fact, its beginnings go back to the fourth century BCE when it was occupied by.

Summary of The Book of Philippians. Purpose. One of the obvious reasons that Paul wrote his letter to the Philippians was to thank them for their generous offering. He also wanted to commend the unselfishness of Epaphroditus, as well as informing them of his love for them, and his own personal condition.

Paul’s Epistle to the Philippians in Six Discussions Chi Alpha New Orleans Discussion 2: Paul’s Chains and Paul’s Joy () Text: 12 Now I want you to know, brothers, that what has happened to me has really served to advance the gospel. 13 As a result, it has become clear throughout the wholeFile Size: KB.

The Rom. origin of the epistle may be accepted as the most probable. Neither of the alternative views offers evidence sufficiently strong to overturn this long established view. Date. If written at Rome, the date of Philippians falls in the early 60s, prob.

during the early part of a.d. If an Ephesian origin is accepted, it must be. The Epistle to the Philippians TO MANY, Paul’s Epistle to the Philippians is one of the most beloved books of the Bible. Certainly, it contains many words of encouragement for the believer and many verses that are valuable to commit to memory.

This is the holy book of Philippians, known as "The Epistle of Paul the Apostle to the Philippians". The recording is dramatized, from. Philippians is often overlooked, with much more attention usually given to Romans, Galatians, and 1 Corinthians.

Barth shows why Philippians should not be overlooked. Given the parallels In a relatively short amount of space, /5. If such is truly the case, then Paul wrote Philippians around A.D.

from Rome. PURPOSE OF THE EPISTLE: The church at Philippi had sent a gift to Paul in Rome by the hand of Epaphroditus (Phl ,18). Paul uses this occasion not only to thank them, but to comfort them concerning his situation as a prisoner for Jesus Christ (Phl ).

The Epistle to the Philippians. Cambridge: The University Press, Mounce, Robert H. “The Epistle to the Philippians.” Wycliffe bible Commentary. Edited by C. Pfeiffer and E.

Harrison. Chicago: Moody, O’Brien, Peter T. The Epistle to the Philippians: A Commentary on the Greek Text. New International Greek Testament Commentary.

Epistle to the Philippians A book of the New Testament. Communications had already passed between the Christians of Philippi and Paul, not only when he was at Thessalonica (iv.

), but at some subsequent period (iv. 18), when Epaphroditus had. The Epistles of the Bible are all found in the New Testament. They include 21 of the New Testament’s 27 books, extending from Romans to Jude. Thirteen of these Epistles were written by the apostle Paul: Romans, 1 and 2 Corinthians, Galatians, Ephesians, Philippians, Colossians, 1 and 2 Thessalonians, 1 and 2 Timothy, Titus, and Philemon.

Karl Barth is known as one of the greatest Christian theologians of modern times. While Barth's writings are permeated by biblical citations and exegesis, there are only a few examples of Barth's interpretation of an entire biblical book.

In this anniversary edition of The Epistle to the Philippians, Karl Barth's exposition of the book of Philippians is again made /5(3).

Make a list of Bible passages outside the book of Philippians that refer to the city or church at Philippi (use a concordance and cross-references). Summarize what the Bible says about Philippi (the city or the church) outside the book of Philippians.

After you have read the whole epistle, state the theme of the book. For these reasons and others, Philippians is a book of the Bible that deserves not just our routine reading but our careful study and meditation.

Even now, prayerfully ponder the last few verses from the first chapter, which aptly summarize Paul’s aims and themes in Philippians. The Epistle to the Philippians, commonly referred to as Philippians, is a Pauline epistle of the New Testament of the Christian Bible.

The epistle is attribu. Introduction to the Epistle to the Philippians. This morning we begin our study of Paul’s Epistle to the Philippians. This is a study that I have been looking foreword to for quite some time, yet I am glad that I was not able to start it sooner.

A number of important recent studies of the social and religious context of first century Philippi are considered here, offering critical engagement with several of the newer approaches to Pauline interpretation, including questions of rhetoric and social convention. Highlights include Christian joy in all circumstances, the Philippians active stake-holding.

philippians, the epistle to the. fi-lip'-i-anz i. paul and the church at philippi ii. characteristics of the church at philippi iii. characteristics of the epistle 1. a letter 2. a letter of love 3. a letter of joy 4.

importance theologically iv. genuineness of the epistle v. place, date and occasion of writing vi. contents of the epistle. The Epistle (or letter) to the Philippians is a short book in the New is a letter to the church at Philippi in Macedonia from Saint was written while Paul was in jail for telling people about Jesus.

Define Epistle to the Philippians. Epistle to the Philippians synonyms, Epistle to the Philippians pronunciation, Epistle to the Philippians translation, English dictionary definition of Epistle to the Philippians. Epistle to the Philippians - a New Testament book containing an epistle from Saint Paul to the church at Philippi in Macedonia.

The Theme and Structure of Philippians Robert C. Swift Among exegetes, Philippians has been sort of a "Rubik's Cube" of the Pauline literature. Many times it has been twisted, turned, and rearranged as scholars have attempted to make the best sense they could of it.

They have sensed that the book has noFile Size: 87KB. Polycarp's Letter to the Philippians (often simply called To the Philippians) composed around to AD is described by Irenaeus as follows: "There is also a forceful epistle written by Polycarp to the Philippians, from which those who wish to do so, and are anxious about their salvation, can learn the character of his faith, and the preaching of the truth.".

Introduction: -Philippi: St Paul's connexion with it --Date and occasion of the epistle --Authenticity of the epistle --Relation of the epistle to the other epistles of the first imprisonment --The epistles of Polycarp to the Philippians --The Greek text in this edition --Argument of St Paul's epistle to the Philippians.

Series Title. Previous | Index | Next >> "THE EPISTLE TO THE PHILIPPIANS" Introduction AUTHOR: The apostle Paul (), joined in his salutation by al references by the author (; ; ; ) are certainly consistent with what we know of Paul from other New Testament 's authorship of this letter is also supported by the testimony of early.

The Books of Philippians and Colossians: Joy and Completeness in Christ: 21CBC: Wiersbe, Warren W. Be Joyful (Philippians): Even When Things Go Wrong, You Can Have Joy: BE: Braune, Karl F.C.

The Epistle of Paul to the Philippians and Colossians: LCHS: Witherington III, Ben: Paul's Letter to the Philippians: A Socio 92%(15). (7) The epistle is addressed to all the saints in Philippi, with the bishops and deacons. These official titles do not occur in any earlier epistles, but they are found in the Pastoral Epistles, which were written still later.

Therefore they link the Epistle to the Philippians with the later rather than the earlier epistles. Philippians is the epistle of joy and encouragement in the midst of adverse circumstances. Paul freely expresses his fond affection for the Philippians, appreciates their consistent testimony and support, and lovingly urges them to center their actions and thoughts on the pursuit of .The Epistle to the Philippians is the answer of Paul to their communi-cation and the coming of Epaphroditus.

It is his thank-you letter. OUTLINE: I. PHILOSOPHY for Christian living, Chapter 1 A. Introduction, vv. 1, 2 B. Paul’s tender feeling for the Philippians, vv. C. Bonds and afflictions further the gospel, vv. D.British Narrator Simon Peterson reads The Epistle to the Philippians in this wonderful audiobook collection of The New Testament.

As a well-known Christian Broadcaster, Simon has the ideal voice for those of all ages who want to listen to The Bible in full, unabridged form.