Epistle to the Philippians



The book of Philippians was written by the Apostle Paulfrom Rome during the two years he spent there waiting for his case to be heard before Nero, who was Caesar at that time. The Book has several themes. Paul writes to encourage the Philippians and to express his gratitude for the concern they demonstrated to him.


The Apostle Paul

Date of Writing

Approximately 60 to 62 A.D. during the two year captivity of Paul written about in Acts 28.

Principle Characters

  1. The Apostle Paul
  2. Epaphroditus

Major Themes

  1. Gratitude
  2. Unity
  3. Joy in spite of Suffering
  4. Confidence in Christ