In this passage, Paul is showing the place of effort in the life of a disciple who has given up trying to be saved by his own works. The pain in written words are not enough to put on paper. to know him, and the power of his rising again, and the fellowship of his sufferings, being conformed to … II. Philippians 3:10. And be found in him . And we who are saved by His blood, baptised into His death, and risen with Him into newness of the new life, are to be perfect as He is perfect. Philippians 3:10. IV. The word “know” means to know by experience. Is this your life ambition? 1. “they knew her” no lost of identity , (like so many times happens in the life of some diagnosied with terminal disease.) I pray may God help us all IJN. Verses 1-3 It seems the church of the Philippians, though a faithful and flourishing church, was disturbed by the judaizing teachers, who endeavoured to keep up the law of Moses, and mix the observances of it with the doctrine of Christ and his institutions. Charles, thanks for your comment. But his ,the lil boys suffering was because ” he had come” “to know his grandfather “. The word “that” introduces a purpose clause. Do we mind being chastised by the world for Jesus(Yshua)? This righteousness was available, not attainable, to him by Jesus Christ. Your email address will not be published. Thank you for this fresh insight; I’m truly blessed. Philippians 3:10 Translation & Meaning. That experience comes primarily from the study of Scripture. Grant's Verse-by-Verse Logos Bible Software. His person is many splendored. Those things that were gain to me, I counted loss for the excellency of the knowledge of Jesus Christ, my Lord, for Whom I suffered the loss of all things and do count them as refuse, that I may win Christ and be found in Him not having my own righteousness, which is of the law, but that which is through faith of Christ, the righteousness which is of God by Him. We need to experience Christ daily. No,. It was His glorious resurrection that demonstrated His own mighty power that works in His children - the saints of God. Philippians 3:10(HCSB) Verse Thoughts. Verse 11 is a continuation of Paul’s personal testimony about his spiritual aspirations. So in a few words, we have the life ambition of a spiritual giant. As we come to verse 10, we see why he made knowing Christ his life ambition. 1 That I may know Christ2 That I may know the power of Christ’s resurrection3 That I may be a partaker in the sufferings of Christ4 That I may be conformed into the image and likeness of Jesus Christ. III. Did they rest quiet? You may have noticed that the mood of our worship service here this morning is quite different from the … It is interesting how many people feel that coming to Christ initially in salvation is all there is to know of Him. Preached at Life BPC, Combined Easter Sunrise Service, 2004-04-11. Do not live on the dying but the risen side of the Saviour's work. Christ is the omniscient, omnipotent, eternal Creator who took on human flesh and died a cruel death to pay the price for our sins. Behold Him as He goes forth upon His upward way to the Throne of Glory. Just so... 3. A few short phrases outline everything necessary for a victorious Christian life. Philippians 3:10-11 New International Version << Philippians 2 | Philippians 3 | Philippians 4 >> 10 I want to know Christ-yes, to know the power of his resurrection and participation in his sufferings, becoming like him in his death, 11 and so, somehow, attaining to the resurrection from the dead. Through the study of the Word of God, we will know Him better. Skip to content. Paul was now a Christian for 25 years, sitting in a Roman prison. [My goal] is to know Him and the power of His resurrection and the fellowship of His sufferings, being conformed to His death. The power of his resurrection - In having this body of my humiliation raised from death, and made like unto his glorious body. Now he had the righteousness of God. Philippians 3:10 - Knowing the Power of His Resurrection. It is good for us to recognize the break with our past life. It takes time to know Him. Philippians 4:8 - Finally, brethren, whatever is true, whatever is honorable, whatever is right, whatever is pure, whatever is lovely, whatever is of good repute, if there is any excellence and if anything worthy of praise, dwell on these things. He shouted NO,. Did... 2. I. Homemaking, Homeschooling, Homesteading, Home Business and Other Stuff of Life. It is important to know more of Christ than simply in salvation. That I may know him….. what a deep statement that demands deeper understanding! It is interesting to look at this verse in its context. Philippians 3:10 Parallel Verses [⇓ See commentary ⇓] Philippians 3:10, NIV: "I want to know Christ--yes, to know the power of his resurrection and participation in his sufferings, becoming like him in his death," Philippians 3:10, ESV: "that I may know him and the power of his resurrection, and may share his sufferings, becoming like him in his death," However, they exorcised a slave girl of her spirit of divination––thus depriving her owners of a source of income. We must know Him personally by the experience of fellowship with Him. PDF eBook. In this autobiography, he told what he underwent as he brought all his religion to the cross and left it there. 2. 3 vases were given to 3 different people who gave the gift’s recieved to them , but were given to her and were placed on 3 separate shelves in the room of compassion , the room was filled with people full of compassion for this girl. 2 nights ago, I had a beautiful dream, I will describe it, with the verse as my foundation in my dream. This classic verse many Christians memorize or use as a life verse. This is language of final judgment, when a person’s life is disclosed before his maker (see also 2 Peter 3:10, 14). Philippians 3:11 is literally, “if somehow I may attain to the out-resurrection from among the dead ones.” The word “out-resurrection” occurs here only. Rather than give up following God altogether, grace has motivated Paul to forget what is behind, and strain toward what is ahead (Phil 3:13). Paul lives now for this prize. A complete copy of this exegetical commentary on the Greek text of the Epistle Paul to the Philippians is available for download as a PDF file, either for an eBook, or a 72 page US Letter hardcopy (it will print to A4). Your email address will not be published. 2:16). Justified. which goes beyond physical and head knowledge of Christ but Paul a man of depth is talking about the experiential knowledge of God here in this text. Oh, the cross gave forgiveness of sins – but the resurrection broke the power of sin and death that reigns in the mortal body of fallen man – so that we too may rise to newness of life, in Christ - that I may know this mighty power of Christ’s resurrection. All verse-by-verse commentaries are digital. In retaliation, those owners persuaded the civil magistrates that Paul and Silas were no one ” knew her in the fellowship of her suffering “. He forgot the things which were behind, so as not to be content with past labours or present measures of grace. Seek to experience union with Him in the likeness of His resurrection (Philippians 3:10). Father I long to know Christ more and to know the power of His resurrected life in me. The Word of God is God’s thinking about Christ. But where were they meantime? Does he question the assurance of his salvation? Home; Homesteading; Crafts; Food; Homeschooling; Sundry Musings Text: Philippians 3:10. The *emperor Augustus allowed retired soldiers to live thereafter they had supported him in a battle in 31 *BC. It is interesting to look at this verse in … I will pray for you. And as we submit to the leading, guiding and correction of the Holy Spirit, He will use all things, including our suffering and pain to work together for good, to His praise and glory, as did Christ our perfect, obedient example - that I may be conformed into the image and likeness of the Lord Jesus Christ. By Rev Charles Seet. Paul is not saying here that he desires sexual intimacy with Christ, but … This shows the English words related to the source biblical texts along with brief definitions. “If, by any means” Wishing you more grace in our Lord’s service; amen. To be a disciple of Yshua we must be ready to decrease our human nature so He will be all the world will see in us. We have seen it in its total severance from sin and sinners. Philippians 3:10 That I may know him The Ethiopic version reads "by faith"; and to the same sense the Syriac. A verse-by-verse exegetical commentary on the Greek New Testament. Read Introduction to Philippians “If, by any means, I may attain to the resurrection from the dead.” In English, in this verse, Paul appears to doubt that he will rise from the dead. Commentary on Philippians 1:3-11 View Bible Text The opening comments and introduction in Paul’s letters often give us an insight into something of the key aspects of what will follow in the letter as a whole, but also an insight into the life of the church to whom the letter is written and their relationship with Paul. Salvation is only the beginning, the commencement of knowing Him. Philippians 3:8-10 At times, the Bible uses "to know" as a euphemism for sexual intimacy. Umukoro, there are no hard copies of my books other than Certainty, a Place to Stand. I’m consulting this fascinating material for more light on Brother Paul’s supreme ambition. (J.Lyth, D. D.) Found in Christ. Paul was in the midst of giving his testimony. Let 's ask ourselves this question that, why did Apostle Paul later made this conviction He took sinners doomed to eternal separation from the Father and clothed them in His own righteousness and make us one with Himself, so that when the Father looks as us – He sees us as perfect as Christ: that I may know this gracious and glorious God-Man. Philippians 3:10 “That I may know him, and the power of his resurrection, and the fellowship of his sufferings, being made conformable unto his death;” King James Version (KJV) ….. and the power of his resurrection.. the power that woke him up from the death, it now reminds of Paul statement in Corinthians that …if the spirit him that raise Jesus Christ from death is in us, that same power will quicken our mortal body… he is primarily talking about the fellowshipping with the holy spirit… Complete. The life ambition of Paul was to know Jesus Christ better. Philippians 3:11 Parallel Verses [⇓ See commentary ⇓] Philippians 3:11, NIV: "and so, somehow, attaining to the resurrection from the dead." As we grow in grace, we understand Him better: “But grow in the grace and knowledge of our Lord and Savior Jesus Christ” (2 Peter 3:18). The word that Paul uses for “know” (epiginōskō) here, and elsewhere in his letters, is often used in the context of personal knowledge, not just intellectual knowledge. Initial salvation only introduces us to Him. Philippians 3:10 10 h that I may know him and i the power of his resurrection, and j may share his sufferings, becoming like him in his death, Read more Share Copy No ,, this is my grandfather , you cannot leave him , No, NO,. What does this verse really mean? i have pastored a Southern Baptist church over 30 years have had very painful loss’s on my life an ministry(all very .small churches) Please pray for me. He went to his funeral ( He had never attended one) . World English Bible. If we lessen our relationship with Him, our spiritual life weakens. The Biblical Illustrator. Also the power of his resurrection. The accomplishment of His resurrection raises all that believe in Him from spiritual death to a new life in Christ. Are you daily studying the Word to know more of Christ? ….From Bro Basorun Gbenga…, I lost ,my wife from cancer in Dec 1, 2014 , since I have experienced emotional hell. The more we center on the person of Christ, the more our spiritual life grows. Show how or when God comes to search and the saints are found in Christ. Everything he once counted a success, he now viewed as loss. that I may know him, and the power of his resurrection, and the fellowship of his sufferings, becoming conformed to his death; Young's Literal Translation. I had the most beautiful dream last night it was a girl with cancer who in step by step acts of compassion were brought to her by her friends she work with. 3:10-11 My object is to know him, and I mean by that, to know the power of his Resurrection, and the fellowship of his sufferings, while I continue to be made like him in his death, if by any chance I may attain to the resurrection of the dead. The Bible is even called “the mind of Christ” (I Cor. I. Trusting. Philippians 3:9. We will become more intimate with Him as we grow in grace. In verse 8, Paul referred to knowing Christ as “the excellence of the knowledge of Christ Jesus my Lord.” There is no end to knowing about the greatness of Christ. We must have a relationship with Yshua(Jesus) so we can know him and be known by him. (10) Inseparably connected with the possession of this “righteousness of God” is the knowledge of Christ, or more exactly, the gaining the knowledge of Christ (see Philippians 3:8), by conformity both to His suffering and death, and also to His resurrection. 10 That I may know him He points out the efficacy and nature of faith — that it is the knowledge of Christ, and that, too, not bare or indistinct, but in such a manner that the power of his resurrection is felt.Resurrection he employs as meaning, the completion of redemption, so that it comprehends in it at the same time the idea of death. Luke described the city called Philippi as a *Roman ‘*colony’(Acts 16:12). I love the exposition on the Tex philipians 3:10, please never mine if I may have asses to hard copy of your books. This was Paul’s life purpose. Like a story I once heard , a lil boy ,lost his grandfather to death . as with my wife Dianne said and felt . I appreciate your service as pastor–may God bless you for that. Yet, he wanted to know Him better. NO. He had known Him for a quarter of a century. The world is a confused heap, and many times the counterfeits are found among the jewels, but God hath searching times and will find them out. NO. “real suffering” not fake. 1 That I may know Christ 2 That I may know the power of Christ’s resurrection 3 That I may be a partaker in the sufferings of Christ 4 That I may be … In a few brief words Paul outlines the four most important things in life. Continuing with the thought in Philippians 3:8 of “the surpassing value knowing Christ”, Paul elaborates on aspects of this knowledge in verse 10. There are two possible interpretations, and it is difficult to decide between them. We must keep our eyes fixed firmly on Christ our perfect example and learn obedience through all that we are called on to suffer, for His sake. Christ was the perfect example of what a perfect Man should be, but He had to learn obedience through all that He was called upon to suffer throughout His life - as He kept the goal of His calling forever in His sight. Philippians 3:10-21; Progressive Sanctification: To live in a manner worthy of the gospel, we must become more and more like the Lord Jesus Christ. This classic verse many Christians memorize or use as a life verse. Use this table to get a word-for-word translation of the original Greek Scripture. We are to trust Him to take us through to the end, so that we are perfected as He was – without spot and blemish or any such thing - that I may be a partaker in the sufferings of Christ. Concealed. He heard lots of people talk good about his grandfather ,,, then at the time they shut the casket and were going to take the casket to burial. Since Christianity is essentially a relationship and not a religion, it is crucial to develop our relationship with the Lord. 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