“But one thing I do: forgetting what lies behind and straining forward to what lies ahead, I press on toward the goal for the prize of the upward call of God in Christ Jesus.” ~~~ Philippians 3:13-14. Soak in the Words of His book. How To Pray Philippians 3: 13 Part 2 Father, today I choose to let go of past mistakes, failures and setbacks. Public domain. Thank You that Your grace is sufficient, no matter what suffering we may have to face. Lord I want to offer my life as a living sacrifice that is honouring to Your name. Designed by Sterling Mobile Marketing Inc. Loving Father I confess that sometimes I look backwards, rather than single-mindedly looking forward to the goal of my calling. #2 “I do not consider myself yet to have taken hold of it.” day for Philippians 3:5, Verse of the Philippians 3:13 comes to mind: ... Pastor Banning of Braeswood Assembly’s prayer is that God take him peacefully in his sleep. Heavenly Father, I pray that my desire to know Christ may continue to grow and expand until like Paul I am able to consider that the loss of those things that I value and hold dear in life, as rubbish to me, in order that I may gain Christ, in Whose name I plead, AMEN. Heavenly Father, thank You for Your many precious promises of God, and that one day.. all who believe on Christ, will have our lowly bodies changed into the image and likeness of our Saviour, Jesus Christ. Praying through Philippians 3:13 . Mighty father have mercy on me and forgive all my sins in Jesus name. And driving to work today, Chuck Swindoll’s sermon on 105.7 KHCB radio was again not about the joys of Christmas, but of death, specifically, where we go when we die. We can no longer grab a hold of it. Father, today I choose to let go of past mistakes, failures and setbacks. 2 Grace and peace to you from God our Father and the Lord Jesus Christ. Heavenly Father, I pray that in thought, word and deed, I may strive to live godly in Christ Jesus to Your praise and glory. Amplified® Bible, Copyright © 1954, 1958, 1962, 1964, 1965, 1987 by The Lockman Foundation Used by permission." Heavenly Father, thank You that You have given us the Bible to teach us how to live in this Church dispensation. Philippians.1: Chapter Title Slide: Philippians.1.3: Bring Your Thanks & Praise To God: Philippians.1.3: Surgical Prayer: Philippians.1.6a: God Is At Work In You Philippians 3:13–14 Brothers, I do not consider that I have made it my own. I don’t want anything to hold me back from the future You have prepared for me. Father I long to know Christ more and to know the power of His resurrected life in me. day for Philippians 3:3, Verse of the Open their eyes we pray and reveal the truth.. that Christ's work is sufficient - through time and into eternity. This I ask in Jesus name, AMEN/. I pray that throughout the rest of my life on earth I may glorify Your holy name in my conversation and conduct, in Jesus name I pray, AMEN. day for Philippians 3:18, Verse of the Loving Father I confess that sometimes I look backwards, rather than single-mindedly looking forward to the goal of my calling. Amen. Father, today I choose to let go of past mistakes, failures and setbacks. It is important because it has gotten him to the present moment where everything he once valued in Judaism and religiousness he now considers worthless compared to knowing Christ. I choose to set my eyes on You and move boldly into the good future You have prepared for me in Jesus’ name! Sometime in the future I want to write a post on Forgetting and Remembering – the things that God forgets and the things we are to forget, and the things that God remembers and those we are to remember – but for now, on this first day of January in 2016, I want to write about FORGETTING and PRESSING ONWARD. day for Philippians 3:2, Verse of the I choose forgiveness and ask that You help me by Your Spirit to press forward in every area of my life. Philippians 3:13-14 Brethren, I count not myself to have apprehended: but this one thing I do, forgetting those things which are behind, and reaching forth unto those things which are before, I press toward the mark for the prize of the high calling of God in Christ Jesus. To spend the rest of our lives in this age closing that gap requires a certain joyful “strain” toward what is yet to come.