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The March 29th sermon and veritas class is posted to the website under the sermons section in a video format.

The Race Is On

February 1, 2015

Passage: Philippians 3:12–3:14

THE RACE IS ON:
Benchmarks of Christian Maturity

(Philippians 3:12-14)

I. MATURE RUNNERS FACE ________________ (v. 12).
A. Four Realities
1. I am _________________________.

2. I am not fully ________________________.

3. I am responsible for ____________ and _________________.

4. I am responsible to put my _________ into action.

II. MATURE RUNNERS ____________ THE PAST (v. 13).
A. Things to Forget in the Race
1. Past _________________________.

2. The _________________ days.

3. Past ___________.

III. MATURE RUNNERS ______________ INTO THE FUTURE (vv. 13-14).
A. Keys to Forging into the Future
1. ____________________ running (Heb. 12:1).
2. Running with intense ____________ (Heb. 12:2).
3. Running with ________________ (1 Tim. 4:7).
4. Running with the proper _________________ (Phil. 1:21).
5. Running with holy ________________________ (Phil. 3:10-11).
6. Running with a clear sense of _______________ (Phil. 3:14).

TRUTH POINT
Mature Christians face _______________, forget the ___________, and _____________ into the future!