Contributed by Quintin Marrow on Apr 3, 2001
Forsaking all past achievements and human advantages, St. Paul strains ahead to be found in Christ; this striving is by faith, and results in an imputed righteousness from God, a sharing in the sufferings of Christ, Christlikeness and participation in the resurrection of the dead.
“Forgetting what’s behind. Straining for what’s ahead.”
April 1, 2001
The Rev’d Quintin Marrow
St. Anne’s Episcopal Church
The Text: Phil. 3:8-14
In sixteenth-century France, the start of the new year was observed on April first. It