by VICAR ADAM MATHENY
Brothers and sisters, I do not consider myself yet to have taken hold of it. But one thing I do: Forgetting what is behind and straining toward what is ahead, I press on toward the goal to win the prize for which God has called me heavenward in Christ Jesus. Philippians 3:13-14
Most of the time when we hear the word “strain” it has some negative connotations. We usually hear things like, “I strained my hamstring.” or, “Our budget this month is under heavy strain.” Maybe even, “My relationship with my mother is strained.” So when Saint Paul uses the word “strain” in our verse for the month we might be tempted to think that it is in this same “bad” sort of way. (read more)
Pastor Jeff Browning. September 21, 2014.
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