Psalm 146:2 "I will praise the LORD all my life; I will sing praise to my God as long as I live."

Wednesday, October 5, 2011

Treasuring Christ

Hi Everyone,

I've been thinking a lot lately about treasuring Christ. Nothing---not our position, what we own in earthly terms, or anything else compares to the treasure of knowing Him.

Philippians 3:7-11 "But whatever were gains to me I now consider loss for the sake of Christ. What is more, I consider everything a loss because of the surpassing worth of knowing Christ Jesus my Lord, for whose sake I have lost all things. I consider them garbage, that I may gain Christ and be found in him, not having a righteousness of my own that comes from the law, but that which is through faith in Christ—the righteousness that comes from God on the basis of faith. I want to know Christ—yes, to know the power of his resurrection and participation in his sufferings, becoming like him in his death, and so, somehow, attaining to the resurrection from the dead."

Do we treasure knowing Him above everything else in this life no matter what that costs?

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