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Bible Survey
Readings from Philippians

Read the following from Philippians. Watch for the theme of "joy" as you read.

1:19-26  Paul's choice to live or die
	v. 21--for me to live is Christ

2:1-13  the example of Christ
	vv. 6-7--Christ in the form of God emptied himself
	vv. 12-13--work out your salvation; God is at work

3:1-21  the example of Paul
	v. 7--counted gain as loss
	v. 9--no righteousness of my own
	v. 10--share Christ's sufferings
	v. 12--I press on
	v. 20--our commonwealth is in heaven
	v. 21--change our lowly body to be like his glorious body

4:1-20  concluding exhortations
	v. 6--don't worry but pray
	v. 7--the peace of God which passes all understanding
	v. 8--things to think on
	v. 11--learned to be content
	v. 13--I can do all things in him who strengthens me

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