Together for the Gospel (Phil. 1:3-11)
 
1. Together in Prayer – v.3-4
–Pray with interest and care -v.3.
–Pray with joy and thanksgiving – v.3-4.
–Pray always – v.4.
–Pray for all – v.4..
–Partnership in the gospel results in prayer – v.5.
–Eternal security as motivation for prayer – v.6
–cf. 1 John 4:19; Eph. 2:10; 1 John 3:17; Phil. 2:17;
–Jude 1:3; 2 Thess. 2:15; Luke 9:26; 2 Tim. 3:16-17;
–2 Pet. 1:19-21; 2 Cor. 11:4-5; Ps. 4:2; 2 Cor. 3:3;
–1 Tim. 3:15; Rom. 1:9; Eph. 1:16; 2 Tim. 1:3; 1 Cor. 1:18
 
2. Together in Grace – v.7-8.
–Through the love of Christ – v.7,
–In suffering together for the gospel – v.7, and
–In defence and confirmation of the gospel – v.7.
–cf. 2 Cor. 7:3; Phil. 4:14; 2 Tim. 2:9; Acts 20:22-32.
 
3. Together in Truth – v.9-11
–A love for God that is… v.-9,
–Growing in knowledge… – v.9.
–Growing in discernment… – v.9,
–To be pure… – v.10,
–To bear the fruit of the Spirit… – v.11,
–To the glory of God – v.11.
–cf. 1 Pet. 5:8; John 14:23; 2 John 1:1; 1 Cor. 3:6
–Eph. 4:15; 1 Thess. 3:12; 2 Thess. 1:3; Col. 1:9; 3:10;
–Philem. 1:6; 1 Thess. 3:13; 1 Thess. 5:23; Col. 1:6, 10.