Brethren, I count not myself to have apprehended, I do, forgetting those things which are behind, and reaching forth unto those things which are before, Καὶ γὰρ ὁ δρομεὺς οὐχ ὅσους ἤνυσεν ἀναλογίζεται διαύλους ἀλλ ὅσους λείπεται... Τί γὰρ ἡμᾶς ὠφελεῖ τὸ ἀνυσθὲν ὅταν τὸ λειπόμενον μὴ προστεθῇ, Ellicott's Commentary for English Readers, NT Letters: Philippians 3:13 Brothers I don't regard myself as yet (Philipp. How much pain and suffering is caused by our being controlled by our past? He is not faultless, nor does he expect to achieve perfection before his death. Introduction. Forgetting those things which are behind . Accordingly hope is made a rational principle, and is always declared to be, not only a privilege, but a high Christian duty, co-ordinate with faith and love (as in 1Corinthians 13:13; Ephesians 4:4).
notwithstanding, every way, whether in pretence, or in truth, Christ is preached; and I therein do rejoice, yea, and will rejoice…, Philippians 4:11-13 Not that I speak in respect of want: for I have learned, in whatsoever state I am, therewith to be content…. To strain after, stretch forward.

A brother, member of the same religious community, especially a fellow-Christian. A primary pronoun of the first person I. meaning not the sins of his past life, which were indeed forgotten by God, and the guilt of which was removed from him, by the application of the blood of Christ, so that he had no more conscience of them; yet they were remembered and made mention of by him, partly for his own humiliation, and partly to magnify the grace of God: nor earthly and worldly things, which believers are too apt to have respect … When this is the case we miss God’s blessings and purposes in our lives. We’ll send you a new verse every day to download or share. New International Version (NIV), Upgrade to Bible Gateway Plus, and access, NIV, The Story: The Bible as One Continuing Story of God and His People, NIV, Story of Jesus: Experience the Life of Jesus as One Seamless Story, NIV, Cultural Backgrounds Study Bible, Red Letter Edition: Bringing to Life the Ancient World of Scripture, NIV, Beautiful Word Bible Journal, Romans, Comfort Print, NIV, Beautiful Word Bible Journal, Luke, Comfort Print.

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But one thing I do: Forgetting what is behind and straining toward what is ahead, 14 I press on 2 Peter 3:8 But, beloved, be not ignorant of this one thing, that one day is with the Lord as a thousand years, and a thousand years as one day. St. Paul does not scruple to say that, if we have it not, for the next life as well as this, we Christians are "of all men most miserable" (1Corinthians 15:19). Get your church set-up with online giving, sermon streaming, and more in under 24 hours. (including the neuter Hen); a primary numeral; one.

.--The precept is absolutely general, applying to past blessings, past achievements, even past sins.

But one thing I do: Forgetting what is behind(A) and straining toward what is ahead, 14 I press on(B) toward the goal to win the prize(C) for which God has called(D) me heavenward in Christ Jesus. Seize, possess, etc. Your Faithlife account signs you in to all our sites. But one thing I do: Forgetting what is behind and straining toward what is ahead. Including the feminine he, and the neuter to in all their inflections; the definite article; the. Forgetting those things which are behind . Philippians 3:13–14 Brothers, I do not consider that I have made it my own. What does Philippians 3:13 mean?

Philippians 3:13-14 New International Version (NIV) 13 Brothers and sisters, I do not consider myself yet to have taken hold of it. Sorry, an error was encountered while loading part of the book. The ineradicable instinct of hope, which the wisdom of the world (not unreasonably if this life be all) holds to be a delusion, or at best a condescension to weakness, is sanctioned in the gospel as an anticipation of immortality.

Instead, he uses the analogy of a runner in a race to depict the motivation of his spiritual life.
Aback. Luke 10:42 But one thing is needful: and Mary hath chosen that good part, which shall not be taken away from her. There are two types of past events: Things out of our control. A brother near or remote.

13 Brothers and sisters, I do not consider myself yet to have taken hold of it. New International Version 13 Brothers and sisters, I do not consider myself yet to have taken hold of it.

Middle voice from epi and ekteino; to stretch forward upon. From en and pros; in front of (literally or figuratively) or time). Psalm 45:10 Hearken, O daughter, and consider, and incline thine ear; forget also thine own people, and thy father's house; Luke 9:62 And Jesus said unto him, No man, having put his hand to the plough, and looking back, is fit for the kingdom of God. An error occurred while accessing favorites.

NIV Brothers and sisters, I do not consider myself yet to have taken hold of it.

Hence past blessing is but an earnest of the future; past achievements of good are stepping-stones to greater things; past sins are viewed in that true repentance which differs from remorse--"the sorrow of this world which worketh death" (2Corinthians 7:10)--in having a sure and certain hope of the final conquest of all sin.

Philippians 2:12 Wherefore, my beloved, as ye have always obeyed, not as in my presence only, but now much more in my absence, work out your own salvation with fear and trembling.

Sorry, an error was encountered while loading comparison. 2 Corinthians 5:16 Wherefore henceforth know we no man after the flesh: yea, though we have known Christ after the flesh, yet now henceforth know we him no more. . Verb - Present Indicative Middle or Passive - 1st Person Singular. So run, that ye may obtain…. Please try again soon. Also ouk, and ouch a primary word; the absolute negative adverb; no or not. Phil. To forget, neglect. NIV Reverse Interlinear Bible: English to Hebrew and English to Greek. Philippians 3:13 13 Brethren, I do not regard myself as having laid hold of it yet; but one thing I do: a forgetting what lies behind and reaching forward to what lies ahead, Read more Share Copy Copy.