Summary: This is an exposition of Philippians 3.1-11.
The Christian Journey
Text: Phil 3.12-21
I. The “Perfection” of the Christian – vv.12-16.
A. Ultimate Perfection – none of us has, all of us will get – vv. 12-13.
*I Jn 1.8-10.
B. Experiential Perfection – Some of us have, all of us should get – vv.
14-16. *Eph 4.13.
II. The Passion of the Call – vv. 13-14.
A. A Passion for the future – v.13.
B. A Passion for the goal – v.14.
C. A Passion for Christ – v.14.
III. The Path of the Kingdom – vv.17-21.
A. The Enemies of the Kingdom – vv. 18-19.
B. The Citizens of the Kingdom – vv. 17, 20-21.
We are citizens of heaven if we have trusted Christ as our Savior. In this case we can step out on faith and not be afraid of the future.