Running the Race – #27
Philippians 3:7 – But whatever things were gain to me, those things I have counted as loss for the sake of Christ.
Philippians 3:7 NASB
Priorities. Over the past couple of weeks, we have seen some amazing shifts in our priorities. Who knew that toilet paper would become so valuable? As we are evaluating the things that we consider most port important, we should take a look at what Paul deemed most valuable.
Paul indicates that everything he had gained in his life was considered loss for the sake of knowing Jesus Christ. And he had gained a lot. As we saw in prior versus, when it came to being considered successful in this world, Paul had every reason to boast. Yet, he now considered all of those things loss. Nothing was as important to him as Jesus Christ. What do we consider important? How important do we consider it to be? Is it worth our life? For Paul, the answer is yes. What would the answer be for you?