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Brethren, I count not myself to have apprehended: but this one thing I do, forgetting those things which are behind, and reaching forth unto those things which are before,
And doubtless I even count all things as loss for the excellency of the knowledge of Christ Jesus my Lord, for whom I have suffered the loss of all things and do count them but dung, that I may win Christ
What then? notwithstanding, every way, whether in pretense, or in truth, Christ is preached, and I therein do rejoice, and will even rejoice.
Not that I speak in respect of want, for I have learned, in whatever state I am, to be content.
Hearken, O daughter, and consider and incline thine ear; forget also thine own people, and thy father's house;
And Jesus said unto him, No one having put his hand to the plough and looking back is fit for the kingdom of God.
2 Corinthians 5:16
Therefore from now on we know no one according to the flesh: and even if we have known Christ according to the flesh, yet now we know him no longer.
Therefore, leaving now the word of the beginning of the establishment of the Christ, let us go on unto perfection, not laying again the foundation of repentance from works of death, and of faith in God,
Therefore, my beloved, as ye have always hearkened, not as in my presence only, but now much more in my absence, work out your own saving health with fear and trembling.
But now having more place in these parts and having a great desire these many years to come unto you,
1 Corinthians 9:24
Know ye not that those who run in a race indeed all run, but one receives the prize? So run, that ye may obtain it.
Therefore, seeing we also are compassed about with so great a cloud of witnesses, leaving behind all the weight of the sin which surrounds us, let us run with patience the race that is set before us,