He answered and said nothing, which in turns means he had finally come to realize the power of His resurrection. Compare all. To achieve this requires a clear vision of where one wants his life to go; dogged, disciplined determination to work toward that end; rigid concentration to avoid becoming distracted; and an unflagging willingness to pay whatever price might be required. If the obedience is from the heart, there is a partaking of his sufferings. to know him, and the power of his rising again, and the fellowship of his sufferings, being conformed to his death, Philippians 3:10 … iii. Galatians 2:20 I am crucified with Christ: nevertheless I live; yet not I, but Christ lives in me... Colossians 1:24 Who now rejoice in my sufferings for you, and fill up that which is behind of the afflictions of Christ in my flesh for his body's sake... 2 Timothy 2:11,12 It is a faithful saying: For if we be dead with him, we shall also live with him... 1 Peter 4:13,14 But rejoice, inasmuch as you are partakers of Christ's sufferings; that, when his glory shall be revealed... May 15. By the experiences of going through the same kinds of sufferings He went through. K.J.V. Wilderness Wandering (Part Five). Verse 10 gives the answer, "that I may know Him." Toggle navigation. All depends on the future …Alexander Maclaren—Expositions of Holy Scripture, The Loss of All'Though I myself might have confidence even in the flesh: if any other man thinketh to have confidence in the flesh, I yet more: circumcised the eighth day of the stock of Israel, of the tribe of Benjamin, a Hebrew of Hebrews; as touching the law, a Pharisee; as touching zeal, persecuting the church; as touching the righteousness which is in the law, found blameless. I.S.V. to know him, and the power of his rising again, and the fellowship of his sufferings, being … That I may know him - As my complete Saviour. there is power to overcome evry situaton of life in his ressurection, Knowing JESUS CHRIST and the power of His resurrection indicates that we stopped looking at the circumstances around us I.e the difficult situations and time that we pass through and start looking unto Him that we have, knowing His worth and with the understanding that we can do all things in Him and are above every principalities no matter how much or bad we are afflicted, being ready to endure in His suffering. Just so... 3. Matthew 20:23 And he said to them, You shall drink indeed of my cup, and be baptized with the baptism that I am baptized with... Romans 6:3-5 Know you not, that so many of us as were baptized into Jesus Christ were baptized into his death... Romans 8:17,29 And if children, then heirs; heirs of God, and joint-heirs with Christ; if so be that we suffer with him... 2 Corinthians 1:5 For as the sufferings of Christ abound in us, so our consolation also abounds by Christ. 7But what things were gain to me, those I counted loss for Christ. Just to have salvation is good : but I want to go on and know Him better. A.S.V. He wants to be so close to Him that he experiences the same level of life as Jesus did—even to the point of suffering or dying as He died, if that is necessary to be made like Him in every possible way. (i) He sets down what we might call the indestructibility of Christian joy. No creature can have fellowship with him in his vicarious sufferings; as a martyr to the truth, St. Paul wished to imitate him. A. Lesson 18: Knowing Christ and Being Like Him (Philippians 3:10-11) Related Media. Without knowing Christ and the power that resurrected him from the grave our Christianity is empty and totally vain. that I may know him, and the power of his resurrection, and the fellowship of his sufferings, becoming conformed to his death; Young's Literal Translation. There is very good reason why we have to go through it. iii. “That I may know him and the power of his resurrection, and the fellowship of his sufferings, being conformed to his death.”. "I Press Toward the Mark" (Phil. If we do not, we do not really know Christ. Heaven is a part of Him, but it is not Him. The Onward, Upward Call – Philippians 3:10-14 Really Knowing Christ. B. Simpson—Days of Heaven Upon Earth, The Race and the Goal'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.'--PHIL. The apostle did know Christ, and that years ago; he knew whom he had believed; he knew him for himself; he knew his personal interest in him; nor did he know any but him in the business of salvation: but his knowledge of Christ, though it was very great, it was, imperfect; he knew but in part, and … Christ's life is the plan of that of the saint. By enjoying his presence in the soul; an experimental knowledge. Whatever projects His followers may have formed for Him were defeated by it. They may be ignoble and puerile, or they may be worthy and great. We have seen it in its total severance from sin and sinners. “That I may know him, and the power of his resurrection, and the fellowship of his sufferings, being made conformable unto his death;” In a few brief words Paul outlines the four most important things in life. Did... 2. The prophet calls the false prophets dumb dogs, Isaiah 56:10; to which the apostle seems to refer. iii. Iii. Philippians 3:14. Forgetfulness of the past and eager anticipation for the future are, we sometimes think, the child's prerogatives. But where were they meantime? Ellicott's Commentary for English Readers. World English Bible. 1 That I may know Christ 2 That I may know the power of Christ’s resurrection 3 That I may be a partaker in the sufferings of Christ 4 That I may be … Our goal as Christians should be to know him more, and more. Iii. Philippians 3:10. Php 3:10 That I may know him. Iii. This “conformity to the image of Christ” ( Romans 8:29-30 )—with which compare the having “Christ formed … And the fellowship of his sufferings - Christ died, not only as a victim for sin, but as a martyr to the truth. For the same reason that Christ did. Study the bible online using commentary on Philippians 3 and more! To know Christ to the fullest. (2) It works also when they are lifted from the dead to eternal life. Philippians 3:8 Yes doubtless, and I count all things but loss for the excellency of the knowledge of Christ Jesus my Lord... 1 John 2:3,5 And hereby we do know that we know him, if we keep his commandments... John 5:21-29 For as the Father raises up the dead, and vivifies them; even so the Son vivifies whom he will... John 10:18 No man takes it from me, but I lay it down of myself. The mighty power that worked in his resurrection works in the saints (1) in their resurrection from spiritual death to a new life (Col 2:13 Eph 1:19-23). 1. Knowing him is when u desire, Longeth and thirst to know more abt christ...When u know him, the power of his ressurection will be revealed to humanity...Desire more of HIM today and u will never regret it. To share in His suffering, and to live in the power of His resurrection! This is what drives me more and more. Shall the coming months be marked by a diligent, heart-searching application of "the rest of the oil," to the yet unoccupied possibilities of our life and service? 3:10 The knowledge of Christ, mentioned in the eighth verse, is here more largely explained. 14). NASB E-Prime Revelation 1:18 I am he that lives, and was dead; and, behold, I am alive for ever more, Amen; and have the keys of hell and of death.