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Philippians 3 :: New King James Version (NKJV)

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Unchecked Copy BoxPhl 3:1 - Finally, my brethren, rejoice in the Lord. For me to write the same things to you is not tedious, but for you it is safe.

Unchecked Copy BoxPhl 3:2 - Beware of dogs, beware of evil workers, beware of the mutilation!

Unchecked Copy BoxPhl 3:3 - For we are the circumcision, who worship God in the Spirit,[fn] rejoice in Christ Jesus, and have no confidence in the flesh,

Unchecked Copy BoxPhl 3:4 - though I also might have confidence in the flesh. If anyone else thinks he may have confidence in the flesh, I more so:

Unchecked Copy BoxPhl 3:5 - circumcised the eighth day, of the stock of Israel, of the tribe of Benjamin, a Hebrew of the Hebrews; concerning the law, a Pharisee;

Unchecked Copy BoxPhl 3:6 - concerning zeal, persecuting the church; concerning the righteousness which is in the law, blameless.

Unchecked Copy BoxPhl 3:7 - But what things were gain to me, these I have counted loss for Christ.

Unchecked Copy BoxPhl 3:8 - Yet indeed I also count all things loss for the excellence of the knowledge of Christ Jesus my Lord, for whom I have suffered the loss of all things, and count them as rubbish, that I may gain Christ

Unchecked Copy BoxPhl 3:9 - and be found in Him, not having my own righteousness, which is from the law, but that which is through faith in Christ, the righteousness which is from God by faith;

Unchecked Copy BoxPhl 3:10 - that I may know Him and the power of His resurrection, and the fellowship of His sufferings, being conformed to His death,

Unchecked Copy BoxPhl 3:11 - if, by any means, I may attain to the resurrection from the dead.
Pressing Toward the Goal

Unchecked Copy BoxPhl 3:12 - Not that I have already attained, or am already perfected; but I press on, that I may lay hold of that for which Christ Jesus has also laid hold of me.

Unchecked Copy BoxPhl 3:13 - Brethren, I do not count myself to have apprehended; but one thing I do, forgetting those things which are behind and reaching forward to those things which are ahead,

Unchecked Copy BoxPhl 3:14 - I press toward the goal for the prize of the upward call of God in Christ Jesus.

Unchecked Copy BoxPhl 3:15 - Therefore let us, as many as are mature, have this mind; and if in anything you think otherwise, God will reveal even this to you.

Unchecked Copy BoxPhl 3:16 - Nevertheless, to the degree that we have already attained, let us walk by the same rule,[fn] let us be of the same mind.
Our Citizenship in Heaven

Unchecked Copy BoxPhl 3:17 - Brethren, join in following my example, and note those who so walk, as you have us for a pattern.

Unchecked Copy BoxPhl 3:18 - For many walk, of whom I have told you often, and now tell you even weeping, that they are the enemies of the cross of Christ:

Unchecked Copy BoxPhl 3:19 - whose end is destruction, whose god is their belly, and whose glory is in their shame—who set their mind on earthly things.

Unchecked Copy BoxPhl 3:20 - For our citizenship is in heaven, from which we also eagerly wait for the Savior, the Lord Jesus Christ,

Unchecked Copy BoxPhl 3:21 - who will transform our lowly body that it may be conformed to His glorious body, according to the working by which He is able even to subdue all things to Himself.
NKJV Footnotes
NU-Text and M-Text read who worship in the Spirit of God.
NU-Text omits rule and the rest of the verse.
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