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A city of ancient Macedon, in the northeast of present-day Greece, near the Aegean Sea. It was the site of Antony and Octavian's decisive defeat of Brutus and Cassius in 42 bc.

Phi·lip′pi·an (-lĭp′ē-ən) adj. & n.


(Placename) of or relating to the ancient Macedonian city of Philippi
(Placename) a native or inhabitant of Philippi
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Noun1.Philippian - a native or inhabitant of Philippi in ancient Macedonia
Macedonian - a native or inhabitant of Macedon
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correctly underscores Paul's overriding pastoral intention--on display most pointedly in the Christ hymn--to transform the Philippian Christians' inherited ethic of what counts as honorable behavior.
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With this context in mind, many Pauline scholars believe the apostle is referring to Genesis 1--the passage that states all men and women are created in the "image and likeness of God"--and is telling his Philippian community not to let their "God-image" status stand in the way of their service to those around them.
He also expressed his expectation of the Philippian believers,
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Reumann pays special attention to the contribution the Philippian house church makes to Paul's own work of mission.
But Paul implies that the Philippian christians are a heavenly, eschatological colony inside Philippi.
He is an Israelite who can't imagine going home and a Philippian who clings to his titles.
Present day pupils played their part with Bible readings from Proverbs and Philippians, a delightful violin solo and a mixed singing group.
Drawing from Paul's writings of Philippians and Colossians, Christine offers relevant teaching and application on a daily basis.
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