Treasury of Scripture Knowledge

Summary

Not as though I had already attained, either were already perfect: but I follow after, if that I may apprehend that for which also I am apprehended of Christ Jesus.

Bible References

I had

Philippians 3:13
Brethren, I do not account myself to have laid hold of it; but one thing I do, forgetting the things which are behind, and reaching forth to the things before.
Romans 7:19
For the good that I wish, I do not; but the evil which I wish not, this I practice.
Galatians 5:17
For the flesh covets against the spirit, and the spirit against the flesh; for these are contrary one to the other, that ye may not do the things which ye wish.
1 Timothy 6:12
Fight the good fight of the faith, lay hold on the eternal life, to which you were called, and confessed a good confession before many witnesses.
James 3:2
For in many things we all stumble. If anyone stumbles not in word, the same is a perfect man, able to restrain also the whole body.

Already perfect

1 Corinthians 13:10
but, when the complete comes, the partial will be done away.
2 Corinthians 7:1
Having, therefore, these promises, beloved, let us cleanse ourselves from all defilement of flesh and spirit, perfecting holiness in the fear of God.
2 Corinthians 13:9
For we rejoice, when we are weak, and ye are strong; this also we pray for??our perfection.
Ephesians 4:12
with a view to the perfecting of the saints for the work of ministry, for the building up of the body of Christ;
Hebrews 12:23
to the general festal throng, and assembly of the first-born who are enrolled in Heaven, and to God the Judge of all, and to the spirits of righteous ones made perfect;
Hebrews 13:21
make you perfect in every good thing to do His will, working in you that which is well-pleasing in His sight, through Jesus Christ; to Whom be the glory forever. Amen.
1 Peter 5:10
And the God of all grace, Who called you into His everlasting glory in Christ, after ye have suffered a little while, will Himself perfect, confirm, strengthen, settle you.
2 Peter 1:5
and, even for this very reason, adding all diligence, in your faith supply virtue; and in virtue, knowledge;
2 Peter 3:18
But grow in the grace and knowledge of our Lord and Savior Jesus Christ. To Him be the glory both now and forever.

I follow

Philippians 3:14
I am pressing on toward the mark, for the prize of the high calling of God in Christ Jesus.
1 Thessalonians 5:15
See that no one render to any one evil for evil; but always pursue that which is good, toward one another, and toward all.
1 Timothy 5:10
noted for good works; if she nourished children, if she used hospitality, if she washed the saints' feet, if she relieved those in tribulation, if she diligently followed every good work.
1 Timothy 6:11
But do you, O man of God, flee these things: but pursue righteousness, godliness, faith, love, patience, mildness.
Hebrews 12:14
Pursue peace with all, and the holiness without which no one shall see the Lord;
1 Peter 3:11
and let him turn away from evil, and do good; let him seek peace, and pursue it;

That i

Philippians 3:14
I am pressing on toward the mark, for the prize of the high calling of God in Christ Jesus.
1 Timothy 6:12
Fight the good fight of the faith, lay hold on the eternal life, to which you were called, and confessed a good confession before many witnesses.

Apprehended

Acts 9:3
And, as he was journeying, it came to pass, that he was drawing nigh to Damascus; and suddenly there flashed around him a light from Heaven;
Ephesians 1:4
according as He chose us in Him before the founding of a world, that we should be holy and without blemish before Him in love;
2 Thessalonians 2:13
But we ought to give thanks to God always for you, brethren, beloved by the Lord; because God, from the beginning, chose you to salvation, in sanctification of the Spirit and belief of truth;