So then, my beloved brothers and sisters whom I long to see, my joy and crown, in this way stand firm in the lord, dear friends. I urge Euodia and I urge Syntyche to agree in the lord. Yes, I also ask you, genuine friend, to help these women who have contended for the Gospel at my side, along with Clement and the rest of my coworkers, whose names are in the book of life. Always rejoice in the lord. I will say it again: rejoice! Let your gentleness be known to everyone. The lord is near. Do not worry about anything, but in everything through prayer and petition, with thanksgiving, make your requests known to God. And the peace of God, which is beyond our understanding, will protect your hearts and minds in Messiah Jesus. Finally, brothers and sisters, whatever is true, whatever is honorable, whatever is right, whatever is pure, whatever is lovely, whatever is admirable, if there is anything excellent and anything worthy of praise, think about these things. Live out what you learned and received and heard and saw in me, and the God of peace will be with you. I rejoice in the lord greatly because now at last you have revived your concern for me. You were, in fact, concerned about me, but lacked the opportunity to help. I do not say this out of need, because I have learned to be content with whatever circumstances I find myself in. I know both how to live with a little and how to have a lot. In any and all circumstances I have learned the secret of being content — whether well-fed or hungry, whether in prosperity or in need. I am able to do all things through the one who empowers me. Still, you did well by sharing with me in my difficulties. And you Philippians know that in the early days of my preaching the Gospel, when I left Macedonia, no church shared with me in giving and receiving, except you only. Even while I was in Thessalonica you sent gifts to supply my needs several times. It is not that I seek the gift, but I seek the fruit that is increasing to your account. I have received everything, and have plenty. I am fully provided for, having received from Epaphroditus what you sent — a sweet-smelling offering, an acceptable sacrifice which pleases God. And my God will satisfy every need of yours according to His riches in glory in Messiah Jesus. To God who is our Father be the glory to the ages of the ages. Amen. Greet every saint in Messiah Jesus. These brothers who are with me greet you. All the saints greet you, especially those from Caesar’s household. May the grace of the lord Jesus Messiah be with your spirit.