Philippians 3:15-20

Arlin Sorensen's Thoughts on Scripture

In Philippians 3:15-20 Paul continues teaching us to adopt his attitude as a Christ Follower. Maturity should bring us to a place where we are focused on serving an audience of One, and are focused on our call in Christ. If we aren’t there yet, Paul is trusting that God will reveal to us how important it is. “Let those of us who are mature think this way, and if in anything you think otherwise, God will reveal that also to you.” Paul wasn’t focused on trying to convince us, he knew God was more than able to deal with His own. He didn’t have the attitude that if he failed to convince them, they would then never be convinced.

Paul would not allow a lack of understanding to excuse anyone from doing what he did know to be the Lord’s will. What we don’t know can never…

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