PART 1: Philippians 1:1-3:1. Paul And The Philippians' Partnership In The Spread And Defense Of The Gospel In Spite Of Enemies And Threats To Freedom And Life. A Life Worthy Of The Gospel Will Have Its Reward. Joy And Rejoicing.
A1. Philippians 1:1-30. In Spite Of Conflict, Oppression And Danger To Life, Christians Must Spread The Gospel While Living A Manner Of Life Worthy Of It And Obedient To It. Joy and Rejoicing.
B. Philippians 2:1-18. To Live And Act In This Way is To have The Mind Of Christ And To Imitate His Obedience. Because Of His Obedience Christ Was Exalted (rewarded, saved from death).
A2. Philippians 2:19-3:1. The Gospel Service Of Timothy And Epaphroditus (the latter nearly died for "the work of Christ"). Joy and Rejoicing.PART 2: Philippians 3:2-16. Growth And Gain In Christ Is Dependent On Faith.
PART 3: Philippians 3:17-4:23. One Must Live Worthily And Not As Enemies Of The Cross of Christ. Paul's partner in the Gospel (Clement) must help Euodia and Syntyche end their conflict. The Philippians Partnership In Giving And Receiving. Joy And Rejoicing.