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Acts 6:1-7
It is right to speak with boldness about the Risen Anointed One.
Acts 4:1-31
How to pray for those who serve alongside you
Philippians 1:1-30
Healings glorify Jesus the Messiah and call for a response of repentant listening from all nations.
Acts 3:1-26
No. Other. Name.
Acts 4:7-12
This is going to hurt...
Acts 1:12-26
Jesus came as Messiah not Miracle-Worker.
Mark 1:29-45
God's presence, perfection and protection.
Exodus 40:34-38
Why does the bible condemn slavery?
1 Thessalonians 1:8-10
Authority and Majesty
Psalms 93:1-5
Draft Sermon Prep
Exodus 24:1-11
...so that the fear of God will be with you to keep you from sinning.
Exodus 20:1-17
Prepare for the coming king by NOT tidying up
Mark 1:1-8
Obedience as worshipful response to redemption.
Exodus 20:1-17
Read, Preach, Teach
1 Timothy 4:11-16
Christians imitate the Lord and model the gospel.
1 Thessalonians 1:4-7
Look for gospel transformation in others - and then thank God for it.
1 Thessalonians 1:2-3
The unexpected path to faith and fulfilment.
James 1:2-4
Jesus baptism, testing and preaching
Mark 1:9-15
Preparation for Jesus means repentance.
Mark 1:1-8
You are free from the law through Christ so you can serve God by bearing fruit by the Spirit.
Romans 7:1-6
Accept the apostles' words as God's word.
1 Thessalonians 2:13-16
Big Idea: Paul glorifies the God who has rescued us through Christ.
Galatians 1:1-5
Bracket vv24-30.
John 10:24-30
Bracket vv31-39.
John 10:31-39
Bracket.
John 10:14-18
Phrase vv22-42.
John 10:22-41
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Philippians 1 Greek Workbook
Philippians 1:12-18
We rejoice that Christ is preached.
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Published February 15th, 2020; Updated February 15th, 2020
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Main point summary
vv12-17 Bracket
vv12-14 Phrasing
vv15-26 Phrasing
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Main point summary
We rejoice in the proclamation of Christ even when it is brought about by opposition or when it is done in malice.
vv12-17 Bracket
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Philippians 1:12-18
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Γινώσκειν δὲ ὑμᾶς βούλομαι, ἀδελφοί,
Now, brothers and sisters, I want you to know
ὅτι τὰ κατ’ ἐμὲ μᾶλλον εἰς προκοπὴν τοῦ εὐαγγελίου ἐλήλυθεν,
that the things-according-to-me resulted in the furtherance of the gospel,
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ὥστε τοὺς δεσμούς μου φανεροὺς ἐν Χριστῷ γενέσθαι ἐν ὅλῳ τῷ πραιτωρίῳ καὶ τοῖς λοιποῖς πᾶσιν,
so that my chains-in-Christ be manifest in the whole praetorium and to all the rest.
καὶ τοὺς πλείονας τῶν ἀδελφῶν ἐν κυρίῳ πεποιθότας τοῖς δεσμοῖς μου
and [so that] many of the brothers in the lord, because they are convinced by my chains,
περισσοτέρως τολμᾶν
are abundantly emboldened
ἀφόβως τὸν ⸀ λόγον λαλεῖν.
so much so that they end [i.e. result] up speaking the word fearlessly.
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Τινὲς μὲν καὶ διὰ φθόνον καὶ ἔριν,
Now, some [proclaim Christ] on account of envy and strife
τινὲς δὲ καὶ δι’ εὐδοκίαν τὸν Χριστὸν κηρύσσουσιν·
while others on account of good will proclaim Christ
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οἱ μὲν ἐξ ⸂ ἀγάπης,
Some [openly declare Christ] from loving support
εἰδότες ὅτι εἰς ἀπολογίαν τοῦ εὐαγγελίου κεῖμαι ⸃ ,
because they know that I am put here for the defence of the gospel (and so their proclamation supports and continues my ministry]
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οἱ δὲ ἐξ ⸂ ἐριθείας τὸν Χριστὸν καταγγέλλουσιν, οὐχ ἁγνῶς,
while others openly declare Christ from rivalry (being in opposition to my ministry) not with good motives
οἰόμενοι θλῖψιν ἐγείρειν τοῖς δεσμοῖς μου ⸃ .
because they are seeking to raise up trouble for me and my chains.
τί γάρ;
So what?! What does it matter?
πλὴν ⸀ ὅτι παντὶ τρόπῳ, εἴτε προφάσει εἴτε ἀληθείᾳ, Χριστὸς καταγγέλλεται,
It doesn't matter! All that really matters is that in every way, whether in pretence or in truth, Christ is preached
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καὶ ἐν τούτῳ χαίρω·
and in this I rejoice
ἀλλὰ καὶ χαρήσομαι,
What is more (see BDAG sv αλλα entry 3), I will also rejoice even more...
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vv12-14 Phrasing
Philippians 1:12-14
δὲ ... ὑμᾶς βούλομαι, ἀδελφοί,
Γινώσκειν
ὅτι τὰ κατ’ ἐμὲ μᾶλλον εἰς προκοπὴν τοῦ εὐαγγελίου ἐλήλυθεν,
ὥστε τοὺς δεσμούς μου φανεροὺς ... γενέσθαι
ἐν Χριστῷ
ἐν ὅλῳ τῷ πραιτωρίῳ
καὶ τοῖς λοιποῖς πᾶσιν,
καὶ τοὺς πλείονας τῶν ἀδελφῶν ἐν κυρίῳ ... περισσοτέρως τολμᾶν
πεποιθότας τοῖς δεσμοῖς μου
ἀφόβως τὸν λόγον λαλεῖν.
BDAG 5. mentions ἔρχομαι in various prepositional combinations" and glosses this "...result in furthering..."
Γινώσκειν δὲ ὑμᾶς βούλομαι, ἀδελφοί, ὅτι τὰ κατ’ ἐμὲ μᾶλλον εἰς προκοπὴν τοῦ εὐαγγελίου ἐλήλυθεν,
ὥστε τοὺς δεσμούς μου φανεροὺς ἐν Χριστῷ γενέσθαι ἐν ὅλῳ τῷ πραιτωρίῳ καὶ τοῖς λοιποῖς πᾶσιν,
καὶ τοὺς πλείονας τῶν ἀδελφῶν ἐν κυρίῳ πεποιθότας τοῖς δεσμοῖς μου περισσοτέρως τολμᾶν ἀφόβως τὸν λόγον λαλεῖν.
Τινὲς μὲν καὶ διὰ φθόνον καὶ ἔριν, τινὲς δὲ καὶ δι’ εὐδοκίαν τὸν Χριστὸν κηρύσσουσιν·
οἱ μὲν ἐξ ἀγάπης, εἰδότες ὅτι εἰς ἀπολογίαν τοῦ εὐαγγελίου κεῖμαι,
οἱ δὲ ἐξ ἐριθείας τὸν Χριστὸν καταγγέλλουσιν, οὐχ ἁγνῶς, οἰόμενοι θλῖψιν ἐγείρειν τοῖς δεσμοῖς μου.
τί γάρ; πλὴν ὅτι παντὶ τρόπῳ, εἴτε προφάσει εἴτε ἀληθείᾳ, Χριστὸς καταγγέλλεται, καὶ ἐν τούτῳ χαίρω· ἀλλὰ καὶ χαρήσομαι,
οἶδα γὰρ ὅτι τοῦτό μοι ἀποβήσεται εἰς σωτηρίαν διὰ τῆς ὑμῶν δεήσεως καὶ ἐπιχορηγίας τοῦ πνεύματος Ἰησοῦ Χριστοῦ,
κατὰ τὴν ἀποκαραδοκίαν καὶ ἐλπίδα μου ὅτι ἐν οὐδενὶ αἰσχυνθήσομαι, ἀλλ’ ἐν πάσῃ παρρησίᾳ ὡς πάντοτε καὶ νῦν μεγαλυνθήσεται Χριστὸς ἐν τῷ σώματί μου, εἴτε διὰ ζωῆς εἴτε διὰ θανάτου.
ἐμοὶ γὰρ τὸ ζῆν Χριστὸς καὶ τὸ ἀποθανεῖν κέρδος.
εἰ δὲ τὸ ζῆν ἐν σαρκί, τοῦτό μοι καρπὸς ἔργου— καὶ τί αἱρήσομαι οὐ γνωρίζω·
συνέχομαι δὲ ἐκ τῶν δύο, τὴν ἐπιθυμίαν ἔχων εἰς τὸ ἀναλῦσαι καὶ σὺν Χριστῷ εἶναι, πολλῷ γὰρ μᾶλλον κρεῖσσον,
τὸ δὲ ἐπιμένειν ἐν τῇ σαρκὶ ἀναγκαιότερον δι’ ὑμᾶς.
καὶ τοῦτο πεποιθὼς οἶδα ὅτι μενῶ καὶ παραμενῶ πᾶσιν ὑμῖν εἰς τὴν ὑμῶν προκοπὴν καὶ χαρὰν τῆς πίστεως,
ἵνα τὸ καύχημα ὑμῶν περισσεύῃ ἐν Χριστῷ Ἰησοῦ ἐν ἐμοὶ διὰ τῆς ἐμῆς παρουσίας πάλιν πρὸς ὑμᾶς.
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vv15-26 Phrasing
Philippians 1:15-26
Τινὲς μὲν καὶ ... (...),
διὰ φθόνον καὶ ἔριν
τινὲς δὲ καὶ ... τὸν Χριστὸν κηρύσσουσιν·
δι’ εὐδοκίαν
οἱ μὲν (...)
ἐξ ἀγάπης,
εἰδότες
ὅτι ... κεῖμαι,
εἰς ἀπολογίαν τοῦ εὐαγγελίου
οἱ δὲ ... τὸν Χριστὸν καταγγέλλουσιν,
ἐξ ἐριθείας
οὐχ ἁγνῶς,
οἰόμενοι θλῖψιν ἐγείρειν τοῖς δεσμοῖς μου.
τί γάρ;
πλὴν ὅτι παντὶ τρόπῳ, ... Χριστὸς καταγγέλλεται,
εἴτε προφάσει
εἴτε ἀληθείᾳ,
καὶ ἐν τούτῳ χαίρω·
ἀλλὰ καὶ χαρήσομαι,
γὰρ οἶδα
ὅτι τοῦτό μοι ἀποβήσεται
εἰς σωτηρίαν
διὰ
τῆς ὑμῶν δεήσεως
καὶ ἐπιχορηγίας τοῦ πνεύματος Ἰησοῦ Χριστοῦ,
κατὰ τὴν ἀποκαραδοκίαν καὶ ἐλπίδα μου
ὅτι ἐν οὐδενὶ αἰσχυνθήσομαι,
ἀλλ’ ἐν πάσῃ παρρησίᾳ ... μεγαλυνθήσεται Χριστὸς ἐν τῷ σώματί μου,
ὡς πάντοτε καὶ νῦν
εἴτε διὰ ζωῆς
εἴτε διὰ θανάτου.
γὰρ ἐμοὶ τὸ ζῆν (...) Χριστὸς
καὶ τὸ ἀποθανεῖν (...) κέρδος.
εἰ τὸ ζῆν (...) ἐν σαρκί,
δὲ ... τοῦτό μοι (...) καρπὸς ἔργου—
καὶ τί αἱρήσομαι
οὐ γνωρίζω·
δὲ συνέχομαι ἐκ τῶν δύο,
τὴν ἐπιθυμίαν ἔχων
εἰς τὸ ἀναλῦσαι
καὶ σὺν Χριστῷ εἶναι,
γὰρ πολλῷ μᾶλλον κρεῖσσον,
δὲ τὸ ἐπιμένειν ἐν τῇ σαρκὶ (...) ἀναγκαιότερον δι’ ὑμᾶς.
τοῦτο πεποιθὼς
καὶ ... οἶδα
ὅτι μενῶ
καὶ παραμενῶ πᾶσιν ὑμῖν
εἰς τὴν ὑμῶν προκοπὴν καὶ χαρὰν τῆς πίστεως,
ἵνα τὸ καύχημα ὑμῶν περισσεύῃ ἐν Χριστῷ Ἰησοῦ ἐν ἐμοὶ διὰ τῆς ἐμῆς παρουσίας πάλιν πρὸς ὑμᾶς.
vv15-16 form an inclusio. - + + - / A B B` A`. Each is a μεν-δε with only the δε clauses containing the verbs (κηρυσσουσιν...καταγγελλουσιν).
Γινώσκειν δὲ ὑμᾶς βούλομαι, ἀδελφοί, ὅτι τὰ κατ’ ἐμὲ μᾶλλον εἰς προκοπὴν τοῦ εὐαγγελίου ἐλήλυθεν,
ὥστε τοὺς δεσμούς μου φανεροὺς ἐν Χριστῷ γενέσθαι ἐν ὅλῳ τῷ πραιτωρίῳ καὶ τοῖς λοιποῖς πᾶσιν,
καὶ τοὺς πλείονας τῶν ἀδελφῶν ἐν κυρίῳ πεποιθότας τοῖς δεσμοῖς μου περισσοτέρως τολμᾶν ἀφόβως τὸν λόγον λαλεῖν.
Τινὲς μὲν καὶ διὰ φθόνον καὶ ἔριν, τινὲς δὲ καὶ δι’ εὐδοκίαν τὸν Χριστὸν κηρύσσουσιν·
οἱ μὲν ἐξ ἀγάπης, εἰδότες ὅτι εἰς ἀπολογίαν τοῦ εὐαγγελίου κεῖμαι,
οἱ δὲ ἐξ ἐριθείας τὸν Χριστὸν καταγγέλλουσιν, οὐχ ἁγνῶς, οἰόμενοι θλῖψιν ἐγείρειν τοῖς δεσμοῖς μου.
τί γάρ; πλὴν ὅτι παντὶ τρόπῳ, εἴτε προφάσει εἴτε ἀληθείᾳ, Χριστὸς καταγγέλλεται, καὶ ἐν τούτῳ χαίρω· ἀλλὰ καὶ χαρήσομαι,
οἶδα γὰρ ὅτι τοῦτό μοι ἀποβήσεται εἰς σωτηρίαν διὰ τῆς ὑμῶν δεήσεως καὶ ἐπιχορηγίας τοῦ πνεύματος Ἰησοῦ Χριστοῦ,
κατὰ τὴν ἀποκαραδοκίαν καὶ ἐλπίδα μου ὅτι ἐν οὐδενὶ αἰσχυνθήσομαι, ἀλλ’ ἐν πάσῃ παρρησίᾳ ὡς πάντοτε καὶ νῦν μεγαλυνθήσεται Χριστὸς ἐν τῷ σώματί μου, εἴτε διὰ ζωῆς εἴτε διὰ θανάτου.
ἐμοὶ γὰρ τὸ ζῆν Χριστὸς καὶ τὸ ἀποθανεῖν κέρδος.
εἰ δὲ τὸ ζῆν ἐν σαρκί, τοῦτό μοι καρπὸς ἔργου— καὶ τί αἱρήσομαι οὐ γνωρίζω·
συνέχομαι δὲ ἐκ τῶν δύο, τὴν ἐπιθυμίαν ἔχων εἰς τὸ ἀναλῦσαι καὶ σὺν Χριστῷ εἶναι, πολλῷ γὰρ μᾶλλον κρεῖσσον,
τὸ δὲ ἐπιμένειν ἐν τῇ σαρκὶ ἀναγκαιότερον δι’ ὑμᾶς.
καὶ τοῦτο πεποιθὼς οἶδα ὅτι μενῶ καὶ παραμενῶ πᾶσιν ὑμῖν εἰς τὴν ὑμῶν προκοπὴν καὶ χαρὰν τῆς πίστεως,
ἵνα τὸ καύχημα ὑμῶν περισσεύῃ ἐν Χριστῷ Ἰησοῦ ἐν ἐμοὶ διὰ τῆς ἐμῆς παρουσίας πάλιν πρὸς ὑμᾶς.
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