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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

Philippians 3:10

Feb 5, 2017   //   by Charlie Garrett   //   Daily Writing, Epistles, Philippians, Philippians (written), Writings  //  No Comments

Sunday, 5 February 2017

…that I may know Him and the power of His resurrection, and the fellowship of His sufferings, being conformed to His death, Philippians 3:10

These words now continue to explain the words of “that I may gain Christ” from verse 8, that in turn, was tied to the “knowledge of Christ Jesus my Lord” of the same verse.… Read the rest

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