Philippians 1:6
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New International Version
being confident of this, that he who began a good work in you will carry it on to completion until the day of Christ Jesus.

King James Bible
Being confident of this very thing, that he which hath begun a good work in you will perform it until the day of Jesus Christ:

Darby Bible Translation
having confidence of this very thing, that he who has begun in you a good work will complete it unto Jesus Christ's day:

World English Bible
being confident of this very thing, that he who began a good work in you will complete it until the day of Jesus Christ.

Young's Literal Translation
having been confident of this very thing, that He who did begin in you a good work, will perform it till a day of Jesus Christ,

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Clarke's Commentary on the Bible

Being confident - There shall be nothing lacking on God's part to support you; and to make you wise, holy and happy; and bring you at last to his kingdom and glory.

Treasury of Scripture Knowledge

confident.

2 Corinthians 1:15 And in this confidence I was minded to come to you before, that you might have a second benefit;

2 Corinthians 2:3 And I wrote this same to you, lest, when I came, I should have sorrow from them of whom I ought to rejoice...

2 Corinthians 7:16 I rejoice therefore that I have confidence in you in all things.

2 Corinthians 9:4 Lest haply if they of Macedonia come with me, and find you unprepared, we (that we say not...

Galatians 5:10 I have confidence in you through the Lord, that you will be none otherwise minded: but he that troubles you shall bear his judgment...

2 Thessalonians 3:4 And we have confidence in the Lord touching you, that you both do and will do the things which we command you.

Philemon 1:21 Having confidence in your obedience I wrote to you, knowing that you will also do more than I say.

Hebrews 10:35 Cast not away therefore your confidence, which has great recompense of reward.

begun.

Philippians 1:29 For to you it is given in the behalf of Christ, not only to believe on him, but also to suffer for his sake;

Philippians 2:13 For it is God which works in you both to will and to do of his good pleasure.

John 6:29 Jesus answered and said to them, This is the work of God, that you believe on him whom he has sent.

Acts 11:18 When they heard these things, they held their peace, and glorified God, saying...

Acts 16:14 And a certain woman named Lydia, a seller of purple, of the city of Thyatira, which worshipped God, heard us...

Romans 8:28-30 And we know that all things work together for good to them that love God, to them who are the called according to his purpose...

Ephesians 2:4-10 But God, who is rich in mercy, for his great love with which he loved us...

Colossians 2:12 Buried with him in baptism, wherein also you are risen with him through the faith of the operation of God...

1 Thessalonians 1:3 Remembering without ceasing your work of faith, and labor of love, and patience of hope in our Lord Jesus Christ...

2 Thessalonians 2:13,14 But we are bound to give thanks always to God for you, brothers beloved of the Lord...

Titus 3:4-6 But after that the kindness and love of God our Savior toward man appeared...

Hebrews 13:20,21 Now the God of peace, that brought again from the dead our Lord Jesus, that great shepherd of the sheep...

James 1:16-18 Do not err, my beloved brothers...

1 Peter 1:2,3 Elect according to the foreknowledge of God the Father, through sanctification of the Spirit...

will.

Psalm 138:8 The LORD will perfect that which concerns me: your mercy, O LORD, endures for ever: forsake not the works of your own hands.

John 6:29 Jesus answered and said to them, This is the work of God, that you believe on him whom he has sent.

Ephesians 4:12 For the perfecting of the saints, for the work of the ministry, for the edifying of the body of Christ:

1 Thessalonians 5:23,24 And the very God of peace sanctify you wholly...

2 Thessalonians 1:11 Why also we pray always for you, that our God would count you worthy of this calling, and fulfill all the good pleasure of his goodness...

1 Peter 5:10 But the God of all grace, who has called us to his eternal glory by Christ Jesus, after that you have suffered a while, make you perfect...

perform it. or, finish it.

Hebrews 12:2 Looking to Jesus the author and finisher of our faith; who for the joy that was set before him endured the cross, despising the shame...

the day.

Philippians 1:10 That you may approve things that are excellent; that you may be sincere and without offense till the day of Christ.

See on

1 Corinthians 1:8 Who shall also confirm you to the end, that you may be blameless in the day of our Lord Jesus Christ.

2 Peter 3:10 But the day of the Lord will come as a thief in the night; in the which the heavens shall pass away with a great noise...

Library
February 23. "For Me to Live is Christ and to Die is Gain" (Phil. I. 21).
"For me to live is Christ and to die is gain" (Phil. i. 21). The secret of a sound body is a sound heart, and the prayer of the Holy Ghost for us is, that we "may be in health and prosper even as our soul prospers." We find Paul in the Epistles to the Philippians expressing a sublime and holy indifference to the question of life or death. Indeed he is in a real strait, whether he would prefer "to depart and be with Christ," or to remain still in the flesh. The former would indeed be his sweetest
Rev. A. B. Simpson—Days of Heaven Upon Earth

Walking Worthily
'Walk worthy of God.'--1 THESS. ii. 12. Here we have the whole law of Christian conduct in a nutshell. There may be many detailed commandments, but they can all be deduced from this one. We are lifted up above the region of petty prescriptions, and breathe a bracing mountain air. Instead of regulations, very many and very dry, we have a principle which needs thought and sympathy in order to apply it, and is to be carried out by the free action of our own judgments. Now it is to be noticed that there
Alexander Maclaren—Expositions of Holy Scripture

7Th Day. Sanctifying Grace.
"He is Faithful that Promised." "He which hath begun a good work in you, will perform it until the day of Jesus Christ."--PHIL. i. 6. Sanctifying Grace. Reader! is the good work begun in thee? Art thou holy? Is sin crucifying? Are thy heart's idols, one by one abolished? Is the world less to thee, and eternity more to thee? Is more of thy Saviour's image impressed on thy character, and thy Saviour's love more enthroned in thy heart? Is "Salvation" to thee more "the one thing needful?" Oh! take heed!
John Ross Macduff—The Faithful Promiser

Love and Discernment.
"And this I pray, that your love may abound yet more and more in knowledge and all judgment: that ye may approve things that are excellent; that ye may be sincere and without offence till the day of Christ; being filled with the fruits of righteousness, which are by Jesus Christ, unto the glory and praise of God."--PHIL. i. 9-11. One of the most beautiful elements in the Pauline Epistles is the intimate relation which evidently existed between the Apostle and his converts. This is especially the
W. H. Griffith Thomas—The Prayers of St. Paul

Cross References
Psalm 138:8
The LORD will vindicate me; your love, LORD, endures forever-- do not abandon the works of your hands.

1 Corinthians 1:8
He will also keep you firm to the end, so that you will be blameless on the day of our Lord Jesus Christ.

Philippians 1:10
so that you may be able to discern what is best and may be pure and blameless for the day of Christ,

Philippians 2:12
Therefore, my dear friends, as you have always obeyed--not only in my presence, but now much more in my absence--continue to work out your salvation with fear and trembling,

Philippians 2:16
as you hold firmly to the word of life. And then I will be able to boast on the day of Christ that I did not run or labor in vain.

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