Philippians 1:1-2 ESV
Paul and Timothy, servants of Christ Jesus,
To all the saints in Christ Jesus who are at Philippi, with the overseers and deacons:
Grace to you and peace from God our Father and the Lord Jesus Christ.
We, who have trusted Jesus Christ with our lives, are all servants of the Lord. Yes, we are children of our heavenly Father, but we are still the Lord’s servants, and he is our Lord (owner-master). For, in Jesus’ death on a cross, he bought us back for God with his blood that we might be God’s possession, and for us to now honor God with our lives and to no longer glory in the flesh (1 Co. 6:20; Tit. 2:14; Eph. 2:10; Rom. 6:1-23; Eph. 4:17-24).
We are also saints in Christ Jesus, and a saint is one who is holy – different, unlike the world because we are…
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