Forgetting the Past and Straining Forward

The apostle Paul had a past that included persecuting the church, even approving of the murdering of Christians. Yet, through Christ he was forgiven and mightily used by God. In Philippians 3, Paul teaches us how to move beyond our past and strive forward toward the prize.

The apostle Paul had a past that included persecuting the church, even approving of the murdering of Christians. Yet, through Christ he was forgiven and mightily used by God. In Philippians 3, Paul teaches us how to move beyond our past and strive forward toward the prize.

Discussion Topics

  • What from the past prevents you from moving forward toward the prize?
  • What lies are you tempted to believe about your past?
  • What would it look like for you to forget what lies behind?
  • How do you strive for what's ahead?