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Philippians Chapter 1

The Apostle Paul sat in jail. He had been arrested for his testimony about Jesus and the power of His Gospel; yep, there he was, chained up in jail alone, miserable, unhappy and afraid… or so we might have thought.   366 more words

Grace For The Jailer

About midnight Paul & Silas were praying & singing hymns to God in the Philippian jail, and the other prisoners were listening to them (277). 318 more words

Jailed For Jesus

On another day in Philippi, the four witnesses for Jesus – Paul, Silas, Timothy & Luke — were going to the place of prayer (276).  On the way they were met by a slave girl who had an ungodly spirit that enabled her to predict the future; she earned a lot of money for her owners by telling fortunes. 228 more words

Kavala for a Day

It felt more like three days, in the same sense that Jesus died and rose in three days, departing on Friday evening and returning on Sunday morning*. 1,201 more words


What Paul Meant By God's Peace 'Guarding' Our Hearts

“And the peace of God will guard your hearts and minds in Christ Jesus.” Phil. 4:7

“Paul’s image of ‘guarding’ comes from the presence of the Roman garrison housed in Philippi to keep the peace of Rome, the… 117 more words

Help us Feed Our Mission Team Heading to Philippi, WV!

Our mission team will be heading to Philippi on July 22nd through July 30th. Help us keep them strong & energized as they minister to the people there by providing them with food to eat. 58 more words

Pender UMC

Like the first syllable of shitake

What would it take to make Saint Paul cussing mad? Fellow Jews or Christians maintaining barriers that kept others from full acceptance in the faith community, that would do it. 631 more words