Paul’s and Timothy’s greeting in a letter to Philippians.
Paul’s prayer for the Christians at the city of Philippi so their love would abound more and more in knowledge and in all judgement (or understanding).
Paul’s hope for the Philippians to understand that the troubles which fell upon him are good for the promotion or for the progression of the Gospel.
Paul explained that his life on earth is useful for Philippians’ progression and joy in faith.
Paul’s encouragement for Philippians to stay united and strong even if they may have to suffer for God’s Word.