Laws in the Epistle to Philippians

Let this mind be in you which was also in Christ Jesus. – Philippians 2:5

God works in you both to will and to do for His good pleasure. – Philippians 2:13

Do all things without complaining and disputing, that you may become blameless and harmless, children of God without fault in the midst of a crooked and perverse generation, among whom you shine as lights in the world. – Philippians 2:14‑15

One thing I do, forgetting those things which are behind and reaching forward to those things which are ahead, I press toward the goal for the prize of the upward call of God. – Philippians 3:13‑14

Let us, as many as are mature, have this Christed mind; and if in anything you think otherwise, God will reveal even this to you. – Philippians 3:15

Rejoice in the Lord always. Again I will say, rejoice! – Philippians 4:4

Let your gentleness be known to all men. – Philippians 4:5

Be anxious for nothing, but in everything by prayer and supplication, with thanksgiving; let your requests be made known to God; and the peace of God, which surpasses all understanding, will guard your hearts and minds. – Philippians 4:6‑7

Whatever things are true, whatever things are noble, whatever things are just; whatever things are pure, whatever things are lovely, whatever things are of good report, if there is any virtue and if there is anything praiseworthy – meditate on these things. – Philippians 4:8

I can do all things through Christ who strengthens me. – Philippians 4:13

God shall supply all your need according to His riches in glory by Christ Jesus. – Philippians 4:19

While the Epistle to Philippians is believed to have been written by the Apostle Paul, many scholars hold that it is a collection of three letters, written between 50 to 60 A.D.

We have used the King James Version of the Bible as the basis for this list. Some Scripture may have been taken from the New King James Version. Copyright © 1982 by Thomas Nelson, Inc. Used by permission. All rights reserved.


Peter Kirby has formulated an impressive collection of early Christian documents and links available at:

Udo Schnelle, translated by M. Eugene Boring, The History and Theology of the New Testament Writings (Minneapolis: Fortress Press, 1998), pp. 129‑143.

The text of the Epistles to the Philippians is available online at:

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