WINNING THE PRIZE!
Philippians 3:13-14 (KJV)
Brethren, I count not myself to have apprehended: but this one
thing I do, forgetting those things which are behind, and
reaching forth unto those things which are before, 14 I press
toward the mark for the prize of the high calling of God in
I. We are not
there yet. We are running in a race.
A. Paul said he did one thing and was to forget the past and press
B. Do not say, "Why were the former days better than these?" You do
not move ahead by constantly looking in a rear view mirror. The
past is a rudder to guide you, not an anchor to drag you. We
must learn from the past but not live in the past.
II. We are
not without direction.
A. We are following the Light of the world. JESUS.
B. The Holy Spirit stands at every crossroad of our lives pointing
the way giving us direction.
PRIZE is the High Calling.
A. Children of God, Peace and Joy all along the way from earth to
Glory and then to hear those works, “Well done good and faithful
B. Can we lose? No, we cannot lose for winning, cannot go under for
going over and cannot be defeated for He is our Victory!
C. Remember, know this is why a car's WINDSHIELD is so large & the
rear view mirror is so small? Because our PAST is not as
important as our FUTURE. So, look ahead and move on in Jesus
God bless you and
On behalf of this generation,
Your friends in the service of Christ,
Tony and Marge Abram
Abundant Life Crusades