Philippians, Epistle to the


Philippians, Epistle to the
Philippians, Epistle to the
Epistle written by St. Paul to the Christians of Philippi

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  • PHILIPPIANS, EPISTLE TO THE —    an Epistle of Paul written at Rome during his imprisonment there to a church at Philippi, in Macedonia, that had been planted by himself, and the members of which were among the first fruits of his ministry in Europe. The occasion of writing… …   The Nuttall Encyclopaedia

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  • Epistle to the Philippians — The Epistle to the Philippians (or simply Philippians) is a book included in the New Testament of the Bible. It is a letter from St. Paul to the church of Philippi. It is one of the authentic Pauline epistles, written c 62.Harris, Stephen L.,… …   Wikipedia

  • Epistle to the Colossians —     Epistle to the Colossians     † Catholic Encyclopedia ► Epistle to the Colossians     One of the four Captivity Epistles written by St. Paul during his first imprisonment in Rome the other three being Ephesians, Philemon and Philippians. That …   Catholic encyclopedia

  • Epistle to the Ephesians —     Epistle to the Ephesians     † Catholic Encyclopedia ► Epistle to the Ephesians     This article will be treated under the following heads:     ♦ I. Analysis of the Epistle;     ♦ II. Special Characteristics:     ♦ (1) Form:     (a)… …   Catholic encyclopedia

  • Epistle to the Romans — The Epistle of St. Paul the Apostle to the Romans is one of the letters of the New Testament canon of the Christian Bible. Often referred to simply as Romans, it is one of the seven currently undisputed letters of Paul. It is even counted among… …   Wikipedia

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  • Philippians, Epistle to —    Was written by Paul during the two years when he was in bonds in Rome (Phil. 1:7 13), probably early in the year A.D. 62 or in the end of 61.    The Philippians had sent Epaphroditus, their messenger, with contributions to meet the necessities …   Easton's Bible Dictionary

  • Philippians, Paul's epistle to the — In the NT, the sixth of Paul s epistles. The Christian community at Philippi in Macedonia was highly regarded by Paul and this letter includes a warm appreciation of their financial contribution for his needs (Phil. 4:15–20). There seems to have… …   Dictionary of the Bible