Running the Race of the Christian Life (Philippians 3:12-16)

Running the Race of the Christian Life (Philippians 3:12-16)

Main idea: True spiritual maturity is not measured by how much progress we’ve already made, but by how we continue to press on in our pursuit of Christ.

Outline:

  1. The motivation for this pursuit (Philippians 3:12)
  2. The manner of this pursuit (Philippians 3:13-14)
  3. The mindset of the mature (Philippians 3:15-16)

Secondary sources cited:

  • Dennis E. Johnson, Philippians, REC (Phillipsburg: P&R Publishing, 2013).
  • Dane Ortlund, Deeper: Real Change for Real Sinners (Wheaton: Crossway, 2021).
  • (Movie screenplay) Colin Welland, Chariots of Fire (1980).
  • G. Walter Hansen, The Letter to the Philippians, PNTC (Grand Rapids: Eerdmans, 2009).

Order of Service (July 7, 2024)