2 aGrace to you and peace from God our Father and the Lord Jesus Christ.
3 aI thank my God in all my remembrance of you,
4 always offering prayer with joy in amy every prayer for you all,
6 For I am confident of this very thing, that He who began a good work in you will perfect it until athe day of Christ Jesus.
7 1For ait is only right for me to feel this way about you all, because I bhave you in my heart, since both in my 2cimprisonment and in the ddefense and confirmation of the egospel, you all are partakers of grace with me.
11 having been filled with the afruit of righteousness which comes through Jesus Christ, to the glory and praise of God.
16 the latter do it out of love, knowing that I am appointed for the defense of the agospel;
Yes, and I will rejoice,
20 according to my aearnest expectation and bhope, that I will not be put to shame in anything, but that with call boldness, Christ will even now, as always, be dexalted in my body, ewhether by life or by death.
21 For to me, ato live is Christ and to die is gain.
26 so that your aproud confidence in me may abound in Christ Jesus through my coming to you again.
27 Only conduct yourselves in a manner aworthy of the bgospel of Christ, so that whether I come and see you or remain absent, I will hear of you that you are cstanding firm in done spirit, with one 1mind estriving together for the faith of the gospel;
28 in no way alarmed by your opponents—which is a asign of destruction for them, but of salvation for you, and that too, from God.
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