Philippians 1:6

Being confident of this very thing, that he which hath begun a good work in you will perform it until the day of Jesus Christ

This song’s chorus is practically a word-for-word musical setting of the verse, while the verse expounds the concept:

Philippians 1:21

For to me to live is Christ, and to die is gain.

Here’s a praise song from Sovereign Grace music that straightforwardly develops this concept:

This song takes a more unusual approach, talking about Paul’s imprisonment in the first verse, modern-day vignettes in verse 2, and a stirring call to action in the bridge:

Expository Songs

He Who Began A Good Work In You (Philippians 1:6)
Written by Jon Mohr | Popularized by Steve Green
Lyrics | YouTube

What You Began (Philippians 1:6)
Written by Dave Fournier | Popularized by Sovereign Grace Music
Lyrics | Sheet Music

The Pleasure of My King (Philippians 1:20)
Popularized by Charles Billingsley, Shannon Wexelberg, and Scott Krippayne
Amazon

To live in Christ, is life indeed (Philippians 1:21-25)
Lyrics

Christ In Me (Philippians 1:21)
Popularized by Maranatha Music
Lyrics | YouTube

For me to live is Christ (Philippians 1:21)
Written by George Root
Lyrics | Sheet Music

For Me to Live Is Jesus (Philippians 1:21)
Written by Catherine Winkworth, Anonymous
Lyrics | Sheet Music

To Die is Gain (Philippians 1:21)
Written by Philip Bliss
Lyrics

To Live is Christ (Philippians 1:21)
Popularized by Charles Billingsley, Shannon Wexelberg, and Scott Krippayne
Amazon

To Live is Christ (Philippians 1:21)
Popularized by Cheri Keaggy
Lyrics | YouTube

To Live is Christ (Philippians 1:21)
Popularized by LordSong
YouTube

To Live is Christ (Philippians 1:21)
Popularized by Sidewalk Prophets
Lyrics | YouTube

To Live is Christ (Philippians 1:21)
Written by Mark Altrogge, Bob Kauflin | Popularized by Sovereign Grace Music
Lyrics | Sheet Music | YouTube

When On the Verge of Life I Stand (Philippians 1:23)
Written by Philip Doddridge
Lyrics | Sheet Music

Other References

Finish What He Started (Philippians 1:6)
Popularized by MercyMe
Lyrics | YouTube

Finish What He Started (Philippians 1:6)
Popularized by Steven Curtis Chapman
Lyrics | YouTube

Finish What You Started (Philippians 1:6)
Popularized by The Imperials
YouTube

Knowing Your Grace (Philippians 1:6)
Written by Stuart Townend, Terry Virgo | Popularized by Stuart Townend
Lyrics | YouTube

Mansion Builder (Philippians 1:6)
Written by Annie Herring | Popularized by 2nd Chapter of Acts
Lyrics | Sheet Music | YouTube

Reigning Grace (Now May the Lord Reveal His Face) (Philippians 1:6)
Written by John Newton | Popularized by Olney Hymns (1783)
Lyrics

The Man I Used To Be (Philippians 1:6)
Written by Bill Flurry | Popularized by The Cathedrals
Lyrics | YouTube

When Trials Come (Philippians 1:6)
Written by Keith Getty, Kristyn Getty | Popularized by Keith and Kristyn Getty
Lyrics | Sheet Music | YouTube

All My Joy (Philippians 1:21)
Written by Mark Altrogge | Popularized by Sovereign Grace Music
Lyrics | Sheet Music

Gone Are the Days (Philippians 1:21)
Written by Herbert H. Booth
Lyrics

Let Thoughtless Thousands Choose the Road (Philippians 1:21)
Written by Joseph Hoskins
Lyrics | Sheet Music

O Jesus, When I Think of Thee (Philippians 1:21)
Written by George W. Bethune
Lyrics | Sheet Music

When musing sorrow weeps the past (Philippians 1:21)
Written by Gerard T. Noel
Lyrics | Sheet Music

Why should our tears in sorrow flow (Philippians 1:21)
Written by William Bathurst
Lyrics | Sheet Music

Citizen of Two Worlds (Philippians 1:23)
Written by George Lewis | Popularized by The Hoppers
YouTube

I Long to be There! (Philippians 1:23)
Written by William Cushing
Lyrics | Sheet Music

Let me be with thee where thou art (Philippians 1:23)
Written by Charlotte Elliott
Lyrics | Sheet Music

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