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4 Rejoice[a] in the Lord always; again I will say, Rejoice.[b](A) 5 Let your gentleness be known to everyone. The Lord is near.(B) 6 Do not be anxious about anything, but in everything by prayer and supplication with thanksgiving let your requests be made known to God.(C) 7 And the peace of God, which surpasses all understanding, will guard your hearts and your minds in Christ Jesus.(D)
8 Finally, brothers and sisters, whatever is true, whatever is honorable, whatever is just, whatever is pure, whatever is pleasing, whatever is commendable, if there is any excellence and if there is anything worthy of praise, think about[c] these things. 9 As for the things that you have learned and received and heard and noticed in me, do them, and the God of peace will be with you.(E)Read full chapter
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