The Most Excellent Harmonies

8-9 Summing it all up, friends, I’d say you’ll do best by filling your minds and meditating on things true, noble, reputable, authentic, compelling, gracious—the best, not the worst; the beautiful, not the ugly; things to praise, not things to curse. Put into practice what you learned from me, what you heard and saw and realized. Do that, and God, who makes everything work together, will work you into his most excellent harmonies.

– Philippians 4:8-9

The Message Version (MSG)


8-9 總而言之,朋友們,我勸你要盡力將真實的、高尚的、可敬的、無偽的、令人信服的、恩慈的事充滿你的心,並要時時默想最好的而非最差的;美麗的而非醜陋的;值得讚美的,而非咒詛的事。將你從我身上所領受的、聽見的、看見的、明瞭的事,都實踐出來。這樣做,使萬事互相效力的神,必帶領你進入祂最完美的和諧關係中。


摘自 顧瓊華《天天活出神的話》*主題經張天慧醫師修輯整理