By | June 13, 2022 |

The New Testament is a collection of twenty-seven books. All of the books come from the first followers of Jesus. Some of the books take only a few minutes to read. But before you read the books in the New Testament, it helps to know what each book is about.


When you see a word marked like *this, you will find the word explained in a Word List. You will find the list at the end of this article.



Here are a few words to help you to read the New Testament book of Philippians. Philippians is one of the books that Paul wrote. Paul was a leader in the early *church. He wrote many letters to help encourage the people of God. Paul wrote more letters than any other of the New Testament writers. The New Testament includes thirteen of those letters.[


After you read what Philippians is about, you will find some verses to read. These verses will help you understand how Paul wrote and what was important to him.




The *church in Philippi was a favourite of Paul. He wrote this letter to them from prison in Rome. But even though he is in prison, he has great joy. This friendly letter tells how a Christian can find joy in any situation. He writes to encourage them to follow Jesus in every way.


Reading Philippians
Verses to Get You Started


Paul prays from prison.
Philippians 1:3-11

We must not be proud.
Philippians 2:1-4

Paul tells us how Jesus thought.
Philippians 2:5-11

Our goal is Jesus.
Philippians 3:12-16

How to be at peace.
Philippians 4:4-7

We are to think on good things.
Philippians 4:8-9


Word List

Church: A group of people who follow and believe in Jesus Christ. A meeting of those who believe in Jesus Christ.