But (A)what things were gain to me, these I have counted loss for Christ. Yet indeed I also count all things loss (B)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 and be found in Him, not having (C)my own righteousness, which is from the law, but (D)that which is through faith in Christ, the righteousness which is from God by faith; 10 that I may know Him and the (E)power of His resurrection, and (F)the fellowship of His sufferings, being conformed to His death, 11 if, by any means, I may (G)attain[a] to the resurrection from the dead.

Pressing Toward the Goal

12 Not that I have already (H)attained,[b] or am already (I)perfected; but I press on, that I may lay hold of that for which Christ Jesus has also laid hold of me. 13 Brethren, I do not count myself to have [c]apprehended; but one thing I do, (J)forgetting those things which are behind and (K)reaching forward to those things which are ahead, 14 (L)I press toward the goal for the prize of (M)the upward call of God in Christ Jesus.

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  1. Philippians 3:11 Lit. arrive at
  2. Philippians 3:12 obtained it
  3. Philippians 3:13 laid hold of it

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