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Philippians 3:15

Feb 10, 2017   //   by Charlie Garrett   //   Daily Writing, Epistles, Epistles (written), Philippians, Philippians (written), Writings  //  No Comments

Friday, 10 February 2017

Therefore let us, as many as are mature, have this mind; and if in anything you think otherwise, God will reveal even this to you. Philippians 3:15

“Therefore” is given based on what he has said in verses 12 through 14. He said he was not perfected, nor had he already attained the end goal.… Read the rest

Philippians 3:13

Feb 8, 2017   //   by Charlie Garrett   //   Daily Writing, Epistles, Epistles (written), Philippians, Philippians (written), Writings  //  No Comments

Wednesday, 8 February 2017

Brethren, I do not count myself to have apprehended; but one thing I do, forgetting those things which are behind and reaching forward to those things which are ahead, Philippians 3:13

The words here restate what he just said in the previous verse. It is an emphasis that his audience is to pay heed to –

“Not that I have already attained, or am already perfected; but I press on, that I may lay hold of that for which Christ Jesus has also laid hold of me. … Read the rest

Philippians 3:11

Feb 6, 2017   //   by Charlie Garrett   //   Daily Writing, Epistles, Epistles (written), Philippians, Philippians (written), Writings  //  No Comments

Monday, 6 February 2017

…if, by any means, I may attain to the resurrection from the dead. Philippians 3:11

Paul had just said “being conformed to His death” while speaking of Christ. Christ died in sinless perfection, and Paul desired to follow him, as closely as he could, in this sinless state.… Read the rest

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