Paul teaches his readers to rejoice and find contentment in Christ, regardless of their current life situations.
Resting in Christ does not lead to laziness or complacency, but instead energizes the believer to run for what is ahead.
Paul's own life is a testimony of the power of the Gospel in light of the ineffectualness of the Law to bring justification.
Paul reassures the Philippians of the pastoral care that surrounds them.
The Apostle Paul encourages godly living through the example of Christ in the incarnation, yet never ceases to drive his readers to the finished work of Christ as the foundational reality.