About The Course
The Book Of Philippians shows us how to keep our joy in all situations. Paul's letter shows us how to have the right world view with Christ as our anchor; Despite the outward circumstance.
Author and Recipient
The Apostle Paul, the author of the book of Philippians, first visited the Roman colony of Philippi on his second missionary journey (Acts 16:12) in the early 50s. The first converts were Lydia and her household (Acts 16:14-15), the jailer and his household (Acts 16:33-34), and others (Acts 16:40). The letter also names Epaphroditus (2:25) and Euodia and Syntyche (4:2). There were probably many more, though it is impossible to know how many. (Bruce, 2412)
Date, Place, and Theme
Paul probably wrote Philippians from Rome about AD 60-62, while Nero was emperor, and so the church was about ten years old when he composed this letter. Knowing the opposition the Church of Philippi was under, one central theme of this book is Joy. Paul urges the church to respond to hardship with joy! (Bruce, 2414)
4 Video Lessons
HD video teachings that will help you start your journey as a disciple of Jesus.
A downloadable workbook that guides you through the course.