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- King James Bible "Authorized Version", Cambridge Edition
3:10 The knowledge of Christ, mentioned in the eighth verse, is here more largely explained. That I may know him - As my complete Saviour. And the power of his resurrection - Raising me from the death of sin, into all the life of love. And the fellowship of his sufferings - Being crucified with him. And made conformable to his death - So as to be dead to all things here below.
Php 3:10 That I may know him. By enjoying his presence in the soul; an experimental knowledge. And the power of his resurrection. The resurrection demonstrated him to be the Son of God with power (Ro 1:4). The mighty power that worked in his resurrection works in the saints (1) in their resurrection from spiritual death to a new life (Col 2:13 Eph 1:19-23). It is therefore a present power. (2) It works also when they are lifted from the dead to eternal life. Consciousness of the victory over sin is the earnest of the ultimate triumph over death. And the fellowship of his sufferings. Christ's life is the plan of that of the saint. Like him, we take the cross, are crucified with him (Ro 6:6), are baptized into his death (Ro 6:3), are planted in the likeness of his death, and are risen with him (Col 3:1). In all these we look to the suffering Savior, and are conformable to his death. Not only do we take the "form" of his sufferings, but we sympathize with him. If the obedience is from the heart, there is a partaking of his sufferings.
Imbazi Esther Ib's comment on 2014-03-07 02:52:06:
knowing christ is the ultimate for every child of God not just graving for his power but in suffering and death just as christ choose to suffer and die for mankind
Dorcas Idakwo's comment on 2014-02-07 09:10:06:
this aspiration of bro Paul should also be every christians hunger too for He alone satisfies
Bassey David's comment on 2014-01-20 21:44:32:
Gives up anything that can hinder u from knowing God better: character, relationship, materialism, time etc. Never be satisfied with the level you have known God. He is eager to be revealed more to you. Sacrify that barrier.
Dan Bako Bello Esq's comment on 2013-10-20 05:33:37:
I love this theme much! I am eager to know Christ the more.
ILIYA DANJUMA's comment on 2013-10-11 16:42:26:
Yes! Despite paul's credentials enumerated in the same philipians 3:10 he counted them all as noting but, lost because of christ to share in his suffering I pray this to be all christians pray and zeal even in this contemporary time amen !
UWANYAGASANI Jacques's comment on 2013-09-24 02:43:19:
I want to experience life of the Son of God who died for me yet i was still sinner ,He has forgiven me by his unfailing love. His blood that was shed ,it was for remisssion of my iniquities ,victory is on bearing long suffering from Bethlehem ,He never sinned and on third day, He rose again ,this is my hope that though i am dead ,through Him life comes in me such that Christlike is reflected within me. To Him be the Glory forevermore , Amen!
Elisha O Ogundiya's comment on 2013-09-05 07:10:28:
Every child of God should aspire to know Christ the more,meaning daily becoming like Christ in words and deeds till He comes to perfect all that concerns us. Its a daily living and must till perfection is reached in Christ.
ANIETIE's comment on 2013-08-27 09:27:18:
This is one of the highest prayers ever prayed in the scripture. Just like the prayer of Moses the servant of God in Exodus 33:18. These people had great hunger for the things of God and the manifestation of his powers, yet, they desired for more and more and God answered their prayers. It's the type of prayer every believer should pray.
Yomi Peter's comment on 2013-07-18 04:02:20:
is a prayer of very christian to know christ and this is our theme this year. my prayer is that this year i want to see christ has paul d apostle saw him. amen
Emilia's comment on 2013-06-30 18:10:42:
Being just a Born Again Christian is not enough for a Child of God who wants to experience the supernatural wonders of God. A Child of God should be able to pant daily towards knowing the Power and the Mysteries surrounding the death and resurrection of Jesus Christ, and with this kind of experience, the devil will be begging God to send such a Christian to Heaven faster because he's a terror to their kingdom. This's because no Christian can claim to have that Delegated Authority in Christ without the knowledge of His resurrection through the Power of the Holy Spirit. Glory to God!
Peter Obota's comment on 2013-06-17 12:23:04:
To know Him entails doing away with all earthly gains that mar our intimacy with Him, to live in total submission to His will and word not minding the costs.
Naphtali D.Telta's comment on 2013-05-09 15:56:56:
After having an encounter with God in acts9 apostle Paul wants to have an intimate relationship with Christ to know his character,his likes and dislikes.
Xabisa's comment on 2013-03-05 11:57:52:
I want to know the person who loved me even when I didnít know Him; who was willing to die just for me to live, what a sacrifice I would like to be like Him, and have such a heart.
Mercy Anwa's comment on 2013-03-05 08:51:10:
I want to know Jesus Christ in the glory of His Person, in the Perfection of His work and in the riches of His wondrous grace. Not by mere theoretical knowledge got from books, but by the Holy Spirit's works in my heart.
Felix Tawiah Danquah's comment on 2013-02-22 06:58:00:
Nobody witnessing our Lordís resurrection could doubt His Divine Character, and that His mission upon earth was from the eternal God. Well did Peter and John declare that it was the Prince of Life that God had raised from the dead. Our Lord had given this for a sign unto the mocking Pharisees; that as Jonah lay in the deep till the third day and then came forth, even so would He, Himself, lie in the heart of the earth till the third day and then arise from the dead. His rising proved that He was sent of God and that the power of God was with Him.
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