The Gospel Furthered by Opposition
Philippians 1:12-20
But I would you should understand, brothers…

I. THE EXPERIENCE OF PAUL. He was brought into notoriety — into contact with persons of influence — to Rome the centre human power — had leisure to write his Epistles.

II. THE EXPERIENCE OF ALL BELIEVERS. Nothing happens by chance — all things are overruled by Christ — we should therefore gladly toil and suffer in His cause.

(J. Lyth, D. D.)

Parallel Verses
KJV: But I would ye should understand, brethren, that the things which happened unto me have fallen out rather unto the furtherance of the gospel;

WEB: Now I desire to have you know, brothers, that the things which happened to me have turned out rather to the progress of the Good News;

The Furtherance of the Gospel
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