- 5 years ago
Neal spoke from Philippians 3:12 - 4:1.
During the preach, Neal showed two clips from Chariots of Fire. You can watch the first clip here and the second clip here.
On Sunday we looked at Philippians 3 vs 12- end and 4 vs 1 although we did look back at chapter 3 vs 8-12 as well.
Here Paul once again reminds us that our righteousness is not gained through the law but is gained through Faith from God. We looked at how we view a league table of sin and can think that we are doing ok as we are most of the time somewhere in the middle, not as bad as some and not as good as some and can think that that is ok. We talked about how high the bar has been set by God. The only way we can keep the law and satisfy God is by being perfect as Jesus was! Paul talks in Galatians 2, 20-21 about the fact that if we can attain our own righteousness what was the point of Jesus dying for us? This is the nub of Pauls argument as he wants us to understand that we can only obtain God`s righteousness through