(Philippians 1:29; Colossians 1:18) These are also designated members of the royal priesthood.
There is a striking passage in Philippians that fits in here.
This came home to him all at once with the Philippians' gift.
He turns the Philippians' thoughts to their fellowship in the Spirit.
In the loving and joyous letter to the Philippians, he has no need to urge his authority, for no man among them ever gainsaid it.
What are 'the same things' to write which is 'safe' for the Philippians?
For he had received from the Philippians, what they had sent by Epaphroditus unto him: and yet I perceive why he rejoiced.
But as a matter of fact he expects to see the Philippians again.
Galatians v. 22, 23 (the fruit of the Spirit) and Philippians iv.
But we have it in the third chapter of the epistle to the Philippians.