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Easter 2017 | Metro East Metro East

By Curtis Gilbert
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  • Sunday, April 16, 2017 /
    Philippians 3:3-11

    Easter is not merely a day to be celebrated, it's a life to be lived. Pastor Curtis Gilbert preaches on Easter Sunday from Metro East.

  • Philippians 3:3-11

    For we are the circumcision, who worship by the Spirit of God [1] and glory in Christ Jesus and put no confidence in the flesh— though I myself have reason for confidence in the flesh also. If anyone else thinks he has reason for confidence in the flesh, I have more: circumcised on the eighth day, of the people of Israel, of the tribe of Benjamin, a Hebrew of Hebrews; as to the law, a Pharisee; as to zeal, a persecutor of the church; as to righteousness under the law, [2] blameless. But whatever gain I had, I counted as loss for the sake of Christ. Indeed, I count everything as loss because of the surpassing worth of knowing Christ Jesus my Lord. For his sake I have suffered the loss of all things and count them as rubbish, in order that I may gain Christ and be found in him, not having a righteousness of my own that comes from the law, but that which comes through faith in Christ, the righteousness from God that depends on faith— 10 that I may know him and the power of his resurrection, and may share his sufferings, becoming like him in his death, 11 that by any means possible I may attain the resurrection from the dead. (ESV)

    Footnotes

    [1] 3:3 Some manuscripts God in spirit
    [2] 3:6 Greek in the law

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