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Bible Commentaries

Scofield's Reference Notes

Philippians 1

Verse 1

which are at

Churches (local), Summary: A local church is an assembly of professed believers on the Lord Jesus Christ, living for the most part in one locality, who assemble themselves together in His name for the breaking of bread, worship, praise, prayer, testimony, the ministry of the word, discipline, and the furtherance of the Gospel, Hebrews 10:25; Acts 20:7; 1 Corinthians 14:26; 1 Corinthians 5:4; 1 Corinthians 5:5; Philippians 4:14-18; 1 Thessalonians 1:8; Acts 13:1-4. Such a church exists where two or three are thus gathered Matthew 18:20. Every such local church has Christ in the midst, is a temple of God, and indwelt by the Holy Spirit 1 Corinthians 3:16; 1 Corinthians 3:17. When perfected in organization a local church consists of "saints, with the bishops elders and deacons."

Verse 6

day of

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Verse 11


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Verse 13

the palace

Or, Caesar's court. Philippians 4:22.

Verse 19

this shall turn Job 13:16.

salvation (See Scofield "Job 13:16- :") .

Verse 28


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Bibliographical Information
Scofield, C. I. "Scofield Reference Notes on Philippians 1". "Scofield Reference Notes (1917 Edition)". 1917.