Philippian 4:2-9 Reading the Passage

How to Experience the Peace of God – Philippians 4:2-9

4 (2) I urge Euodia and I urge Syntyche to live in harmony in the Lord. (3) Indeed, I ask you, Syzygus,* to help these women who labored with me for the gospel, together with Clement and the rest of my fellow-workers whose names are in the book of life.

(4) Always rejoice in the Lord. Again I say, Rejoice. (5) Let your gentle spirit be evident to all men. The Lord is near. (6) Do not be anxious about anything. On the contrary, in everything, by prayer and petition—with thanksgiving—let your requests be made known to God; (7) and the peace of God, which transcends all understanding, will guard your hearts and your minds in Christ Jesus.

(8) Finally, brothers, whatever is true, whatever is honorable, whatever is just, whatever is pure, whatever is lovely, whatever is admirable, if there is any virtue and if there is anything praiseworthy, reflect on these things. (9) Put into practice the things you learned and received, and heard from me and saw in me, and the God of peace will be with you.

*The Greek name means “yoke fellow”

Now proceed to the next section of this study, entitled, Exploring the Passage.