Scripture Readings

Thursday, October 11, 2018

Philippians 3:1-8 (Epistle)

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Finally, my brethren, rejoice in the Lord. For me to write the same things to you is not tedious, but for you it is safe.
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Beware of dogs, beware of evil workers, beware of the mutilation!
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For we are the circumcision, who worship God in the Spirit, rejoice in Christ Jesus, and have no confidence in the flesh,
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though I also might have confidence in the flesh. If anyone else thinks he may have confidence in the flesh, I more so:
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circumcised the eighth day, of the stock of Israel, of the tribe of Benjamin, a Hebrew of the Hebrews; concerning the law, a Pharisee;
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concerning zeal, persecuting the church; concerning the righteousness which is in the law, blameless.
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But what things were gain to me, these I have counted loss for Christ.
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Yet indeed I also count all things loss for the excellence of the knowledge of Christ Jesus my Lord, for whom I have suffered the loss of all things, and count them as rubbish, that I may gain Christ