New Living Translation
I press on to reach the end of the race and receive the heavenly prize for which God, through Christ Jesus, is calling us.
King James Bible
I press toward the mark for the prize of the high calling of God in Christ Jesus.
Darby Bible Translation
I pursue, looking towards the goal, for the prize of the calling on high of God in Christ Jesus.
World English Bible
I press on toward the goal for the prize of the high calling of God in Christ Jesus.
Young's Literal Translation
to the mark I pursue for the prize of the high calling of God in Christ Jesus.
Philippians 3:14 Parallel
CommentaryWesley's Notes on the Bible
3:14 Forgetting the things that are behind - Even that part of the race which is already run. And reaching forth unto - Literally, stretched out over the things that are before - Pursuing with the whole bent and vigour of my soul, perfect holiness and eternal glory. In Christ Jesus - The author and finisher of every good thing.
LibraryThe Rule of the Road
'Nevertheless, whereto we have already attained, let us walk by the same rule.'--PHIL. iii. 16. Paul has just been laying down a great principle--viz. that if the main direction of a life be right, God will reveal to a man the points in which he is wrong. But that principle is untrue and dangerous, unless carefully guarded. It may lead to a lazy tolerance of evil, and to drawing such inferences as, 'Well! it does not much matter about strenuous effort, if we are right at bottom it will all come …
Alexander Maclaren—Expositions of Holy Scripture
The Soul's Perfection
Warnings and Hopes
Preparing to End
And we know that God causes everything to work together for the good of those who love God and are called according to his purpose for them.
For God's gifts and his call can never be withdrawn.
1 Corinthians 9:24
Don't you realize that in a race everyone runs, but only one person gets the prize? So run to win!
For we who worship by the Spirit of God are the ones who are truly circumcised. We rely on what Christ Jesus has done for us. We put no confidence in human effort,
Don't let anyone condemn you by insisting on pious self-denial or the worship of angels, saying they have had visions about these things. Their sinful minds have made them proud,
2 Timothy 1:9
For God saved us and called us to live a holy life. He did this, not because we deserved it, but because that was his plan from before the beginning of time--to show us his grace through Christ Jesus.
And so, dear brothers and sisters who belong to God and are partners with those called to heaven, think carefully about this Jesus whom we declare to be God's messenger and High Priest.
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