“This one thing I do…” was Paul’s proclamation to the Philippian church (Philippians 3:13). Among Paul’s accomplishments and pursuits were; apostle, spiritual father, and writer. These were all high on his priority list. However, above all of these, was the desire to “know him…” (Philippians 3:10).

All of the legitimate goals in our lives will be much easier accomplished when the main one is a personal relationship with Jesus. We rest in finished work of Jesus on the cross and are enjoying the life of His resurrection. We are also enjoying an ongoing relationship with the King of Kings and the Lord of Lords.

Think On These Things


 

Philippians 3:13 (NASB)
Brethren, I do not regard myself as having laid hold of it yet; but one thing I do: forgetting what lies behind and reaching forward to what lies ahead,
Philippians 3:10 (NASB)
that I may know Him and the power of His resurrection and the fellowship of His sufferings, being conformed to His death;