Paul, a slave of God, and an apostle of Jesus Christ, to arouse faith in those whom God has chosen, and the comprehension of religious truth,
Paul, a slave of Jesus Christ, called as an apostle, set apart to declare God's good news,
Anyone who teaches different views and does not agree with the wholesome instruction which comes from our Lord Jesus Christ, and with religious teaching
but you do not believe it because you do not belong to my sheep.
When the heathen heard this they were delighted, and praised God's message, and all who were destined for eternal life believed,
Paul, by God's will an apostle of Christ Jesus, and Timothy our brother, to the church of God that is at Corinth, and all God's people all over Greece;
For it is by his mercy that you have been saved through faith. It is not by your own action, it is the gift of God.
Paul and Timothy, slaves of Christ Jesus, to all the devoted adherents of Christ Jesus who are in Philippi, with the superintendents and assistants;
that your hearts may be cheered. I want you to be united by love, and to have all the benefit of assured knowledge in coming to know Christ??3 that divine mystery in which all treasures of wisdom and knowledge are to be found.
We always have to thank God for you, brothers whom the Lord so loves, because God chose you from the beginning to be saved through consecration by the Spirit and through faith in the truth,
nor to devote themselves to fictions and interminable pedigrees; such things lead to controversy instead of the divine system which operates through faith.
No one can deny the profundity of the divine truth of our religion! "He was revealed in flesh, He was vindicated by the Spirit, He was seen by the angels, He was proclaimed among the heathen, He was believed in throughout the world, He was taken up into glory."
correcting his opponents with gentleness; for God may possibly let them repent and acknowledge the truth,
For God's mercy has appeared and brought salvation to all men,
For his divine power has given us every requisite for life and piety, through our coming to know him who through his glory and excellence called us to him.
If all these things are to be dissolved in this way, what holy and pious lives you ought to lead,