He cautions them against judaizing seducers (Phil. 3:1-3) and proposes his own example: and here he enumerates the privileges of his Jewish state which he rejected (Phil. 3:4-8), describes the matter of his own choice (Phil. 3:9-16), and closes with an exhortation to beware of wicked men, and to follow his example, Phil. 3:17-21.