Philippians MacArthur New Testament Commentary [NOOK Book]



Philippians was written from prison, yet its theme is joy.  In fact, joy permeates this letter so much that it has been called "the epistle of joy."  Those who study its teaching and apply its principles will, like the apostle Paul, learn the secret of having joy, peace, and ...

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Philippians was written from prison, yet its theme is joy.  In fact, joy permeates this letter so much that it has been called "the epistle of joy."  Those who study its teaching and apply its principles will, like the apostle Paul, learn the secret of having joy, peace, and contentment in every circumstance.

Join John MacArthur as he explains each verse in a way that is both doctrinally precise and intensely practical.

The MacArthur New Testament Commentary series comes from the experience, wisdom, and insight of one of the most trusted ministry leaders and Bible scholars of our day.  Each volume was written to be as comprehensive and accurate as possible, dealing thoroughly with every key phrase and word in the Scripture without being unnecessarily technical.  This commentary will help to give a better, fuller, richer understanding of God's Word, while challenging the reader to a vibrant personal spiritual walk.

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9781575678436
  • Publisher: Moody Publishers
  • Publication date: 8/1/2001
  • Series: Macarthur New Testament Commentary Serie
  • Sold by: Barnes & Noble
  • Format: eBook
  • Edition description: New Edition
  • Pages: 352
  • Sales rank: 782,691
  • File size: 516 KB

Meet the Author

JOHN MACARTHUR (B.A., Los Angeles Pacific College; M.Div., Talbot Theological Seminary; Litt.D., Grace Graduate School; D.D., Talbot Theological Seminary) is Pastor and Teacher of Grace Community Church in Sun Valley, California and the president of The Master's College and Seminary. An active conference speaker, Dr. MacArthur has been a featured teacher with the radio program Grace to You. He has written over 150 books, including a series of biblical commentaries, The Gospel According to Jesus, The Second Coming, Twelve Ordinary Men, and The MacArthur Study Bible. John and his wife, Patricia, live in Canyon Country, California and have four grown children and fifteen grandchildren.
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Table of Contents


1. The Epistle of Joy (Philippians 1:1-2)

2. The Elements of Joy (Philippians 1:3-8)

3. Essentials for Growth in Godliness (Philippians 1:9-11)

4. The Joy of Ministry-Part 1: In Spite of Trouble and Detractors (Philippians 1:12-18)

5. The Joy of Ministry-Part 2: In Spite of Death and the Flesh (Philippians 1:19-26)

6. Conduct Worthy of the Church (Philippians 1:27-30)

7. The Formula for Spiritual Unity (Philippians 2:1-4)

8. The Model for Spiritual Unity (Philippians 2:5-8)

9. The Exaltation of Christ (Philippians 2:9-11)

10. God at Work in You-Part 1: The Believer's Role in Sanctification (Philippians 2:12)

11 God at Work in You-Part 2: God's Role in Sanctification (Philippians 2:13)

12. Stop Complaining (Philippians 2:14-16)

13. Model Spiritual Servants (Philippians 2:17-30)

14. The Distinguishing Qualities of True Believers (Philippians 3:1-3)

15. Giving Up to Gain (Philippians 3:4-11)

16. Reaching for the Prize-Part 1: The Prerequisites (Philippians 3:12-16)

17. Reaching for the Prize-Part 2: The Procedure (Philippians 3:17-21)

18. Spiritual Stability-Part 1: Harmony, Joy, Contentment, Faith (Philippians 4:1-6a)

19. Spiritual Stability-Part 2: Gratitude, Godly Thinking, Obedience (Philippians 4:6b-9)

20. The Secret of Contentment (Philippians 4:10-19)

21. The Saints of God (Philippians 4:20-23)
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