Presentation on theme: "Life’s Ultimate Pursuit. "Forgetting what is behind and straining toward what is ahead, I press on toward the goal...” Philippians 3:13-14 What goal are."— Presentation transcript:
"Forgetting what is behind and straining toward what is ahead, I press on toward the goal...” Philippians 3:13-14 What goal are you aiming at?
J. I. Packer states, "What makes life worthwhile is having a big enough objective, something which catches our imagination and lays hold of our intelligence; and this the Christian has, in a way that no other man has. For what higher, more exalted, and more compelling goal can there be than to know God?”
B.R.A.G. "This is what the LORD says: `Let not the wise man boast of his wisdom or the strong man boast of his strength or the rich man boast of his riches, but let him who boasts boast about this: that he understands and knows me...'" Jeremiah 9:23-24
As the deer pants for streams of water, so my soul pants for you, O God. My soul thirsts for God, for the living God. When can I go and meet with God? (Psalm 42:1-2)
Phil. 3:7 -10 But whatever was to my profit I now consider loss for the sake of Christ. What is more, I consider everything a loss compared to the surpassing greatness of knowing Christ Jesus my Lord, for whose sake I have lost all things. I consider them rubbish, that I may gain Christ…
I want to know Christ and the power of his resurrection and the fellowship of sharing in his sufferings, becoming like him in his death...
Experience the Glory of Knowing Christ Press On to Know: the Person of Christthe Person of Christ the Power of Christthe Power of Christ the Passion of Christthe Passion of Christ
Experience the Glory of Knowing Christ Press On to Know the Person of Christ
To know the person of Christ, it is necessary to know the work of Christ -- particularly the crucifixion and the resurrection. Know the passion that led Christ to the grave and the power that lifted Christ from the grave.
Experience the Glory of Knowing Christ Press On to Know the Power of Christ
Let my heart be broken by the things that break things that break the heart of God
Experience the Glory of Knowing Christ The More We Know: the Person of Christthe Person of Christ the Power of Christthe Power of Christ the Passion of Christthe Passion of Christ The Closer We Are To Perfection -- the likeness of Christ
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