For Me to Live is Christ


Thoughts of a Retired Pastor

Philippians 1:12-26

But I want you to know, brethren, that the thingswhich happenedto me have actually turned out for the furtherance of the gospel,so that it has become evidentto the wholepalace guard, and to all the rest, that my chains are in Christ;and most of the brethren in the Lord, having become confident by my chains, are much more bold to speak the word without fear. Some indeed preach Christ even from envy and strife, and some also from goodwill:The former preach Christ from selfish ambition, not sincerely, supposing to add affliction to my chains;but the latter out of love, knowing that I am appointed for the defense of the gospel.What then? Onlythatin every way, whether in pretense or in truth, Christ is preached; and in this I rejoice, yes, and will rejoice. For I know thatthis will turn out for my deliverance through your prayer and the supply of…

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