The book of Philippians was written by the Apostle Paul (who wrote about half of the New Testament). It is a letter, or epistle, to the church in the city of Philippi.
The book of Philippians is Paul’s most joy-filled letter. The word joy (and variations thereof) occur frequently throughout the letter. This results in an encouraging and uplifting text that celebrates faith and the confidence that can be had from following Jesus.
A lifelong student of the Bible, Peter DeHaan, PhD, wrote the 1,000-page website ABibleADay.com to encourage people to explore the Bible. His main blog and many books urge Christians to push past the status quo and reconsider how they practice their faith in every area of their lives.