It can mean anything, context is very important. She may not be the best to some people, but she sure is the best to me, and that is all that matters. Out of Christ, the best saints are sinners, and unable to stand before God. And whatever your beliefs, honor your creator, not by passively waiting for grace to come down from upon high, but by doing what you can to make grace happen. You're in a special place in my heart feels a little more romantic as well as sincere, if only because it's not so common. The person pronoun of the second person singular; thou.
As shown above, the most common way of saying it is, You have a special place in my heart. And as you Philippians know, in the early days of the gospel, when I left Macedonia, no church but you partnered with me in the matter of giving and receiving. And I am justified in having this confidence about you all, because, both during my imprisonment and when I stand up in defence of the Good News or to confirm its truth, I have you in my heart, sharers as you all are in the same grace as myself. You are a part of me, And never will you ever leave my heart. You could simply say, You're in my heart. Then he asked who he was and what he had done.
It is not literally but idiomatic. Even as it is right for me to think this of you all, because I have you in my heart; since as both in my bonds, and in the defense and confirmation of the gospel, you all are partakers of my grace. Unto me, who am less than the least of all saints, is this grace given, that I should preach among the Gentiles the unsearchable riches of Christ. It is meet; rather, just, right. We must thank our God for the graces and comforts, gifts and usefulness of others, as we receive the benefit, and God receives the glory.
It is the old style and came back after the reform of the spelling reform due to many people prefer this in letters. You're a role model for my son. From sun and koinonos; a co-participant. If you mess with her, you have me to deal with, and it will not be pretty. Beareth all things, believeth all things, hopeth all things, endureth all things.
The laughs, The tears, The fears, They have built up through the years. You will never know if you never look into his eyes to find out for yourself as well. But you know Timothy's proven worth, that as a child with his father he has served with me to advance the gospel. It's very flattering to see a kid wear your T-shirt; it's even more flattering to have a dad come up to you and say, 'I watch you with my kid. We'll be that way even after the end has come for us. For it is only right for me to think this way about all of you, because you're constantly on my mind. But the other of love, knowing that I am set for the defence of the gospel.
When someone says something, he does it for a reason but often the reason varies from what was said. Both in my chains and in the defense and confirmation of the gospel, you all are fellow partakers of grace with me. I also agree that saying someone has a place in your heart as opposed to saying they are in a special place in your heart is inviting them to come in. Don't let anyone take my place, They'll never face or change our times together. There is no need to copy everyone else.
I have said before that you so occupy our hearts that we live and die together with you. Your version is perfectly understandable and I'd, frankly, be inclined to use your own phrasing. The like grace was given to them both for the passive and active sides of the Christian life - both in endurance of suffering and in propagating the gospel. So it is right that I should feel as I do about all of you, for you have a special place in my heart. But we may always be confident God will perform his good work, in every soul wherein he has really begun it by regeneration; though we must not trust in outward appearances, nor in any thing but a new creation to holiness.
For in my chains and in my defense and confirmation of the gospel, you are all partners in grace with me. A primary particle of connection or addition; both or also. All of you have helped in the work God has given me, as I defend the good news and tell about it here in jail. The work of grace will never be perfected till the day of Jesus Christ, the day of his appearance. I have read answers here that suggest you have a special place in my heart is a more common way of saying it. I would use you have a special place in my heart as an almost throwaway reassurance that you won't be forgotten.
Even as it is meet for me to think this of you all, because I have you in my heart; inasmuch as both in my bonds, and in the defence and confirmation of the gospel, ye all are partakers of my grace. We give thanks to God always for you all, making mention of you in our prayers; … Ye are all the children of light, and the children of the day: we are not of the night, nor of darkness. It is right for me to feel this way about all of you, since I have you in my heart and, whether I am in chains or defending and confirming the gospel, all of you share in God's grace with me. People are dear to their ministers, when they receive benefit by their ministry. See below, ; To you it is given--that is in the original , given as a grace--not only to believe on Him, but also to suffer for His sake.