American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition
- n. See Table at Bible.
- n. Plural form of Philippian.
- n. biblical The eleventh book of the New Testament of the Bible, the epistle of St Paul to the Philippians.
- n. a New Testament book containing an epistle from Saint Paul to the church at Philippi in Macedonia
“Some of he things you must transform your mind to are found in Philippians 4: 8”
“Philippians is referring to a spirit thatcomplains about something God wants us to do in a grumbling sort of way.”
“We will experience what this interim period until the Day of Judgment is like, as Paul says in Philippians 1:”
“This is the spirit that is shaped in Philippians 2: 5-11, where the Lord Himself shows the premises of the cooperation; He stripped Himself of what He is, of what He has, of the voluntary use of His attributes of Majesty, and then He decides to submit to God’s plans and directs His entire life to doing so.”
“His eyeblack refers to Philippians 4:6- 7, which reads, in part: 'And the peace of God, which passeth all understanding, shall keep your hearts and minds through Christ Jesus.”
“The Epistle to the Philippians is the more interesting as denoting the state of that beloved church, the firstborn of European churches, and so greatly endeared to St. Paul.”
“The Philippians were the first among the Macedonians converted to the faith.”
“The epistle of St. Polycarp to the Philippians, which is the only one among those which he wrote that has been preserved, is, even in the dead letter, a standing proof of the apostolic spirit with which he was animated, and of that profound humility, perfect meekness, burning charity, and holy zeal, of which his life was so admirable an example.”
“Epistle to the Philippians is a luminous exposition of Christianity as a personal experience; that those to the Colossians and the Ephesians are the defense of Christianity against the insidious errors of the”
“Moreover, there is an Epistle of Polycarp addressed to the Philippians, which is most adequate”
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