Philippians 4:8 - part 5

“…whatever is lovely…think about these things.” Next is the word “Prosphilēs” which only occurs here and is a supposed compound of two other words: the preposition “pros” mainly meaning…

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Philippians 4:8 - part 4

“…whatever is pure…think about these things” The fourth word Paul uses is “hagnos”, which can be translated as pure, modest, chaste, immaculate, and (figuratively) clean. “Hagnos” has a close…

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Philippians 4:8 - part 3

“…whatever is just…think about these things” In today’s society, being right, upright, or just seems to be completely subjective. Someone can be right in following their own moral code…

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Philippians 4:8 - part 2

“…whatever is honorable…think about these things” Next in Philippians 4:8 is the word “semnos” which can mean venerable, reverend, honorable, highly respectable, highly regarded, and – because of it’s…

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Philippians 4:8 - part 1

“…whatever is true…think about these things” In Philippians 4:8, the word Paul uses for truth derives from the word “lanthanō” which refers to being hidden or concealed. The negative…

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Philippians 4:8 - intro

We face life’s battles everyday, don’t we? Some days we feel strong and courageous, and when life hits us hard we laugh saying, ‘Is that the best you’ve got’….

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