The opposite is true! He adhered to the highest standards of his religion, claiming to have more confidence in the flesh than his opponents (Philippians 3:4). It pertains to believers, not unbelievers. 3:20, 7:7,13; Gal. Philippians 3:9 and may be found (1SAPS) in Him, not having (PAPMSN) a righteousness of my own derived from the Law, but that which is through faith in Christ, the righteousness which comes from God on the basis of faith (NASB: Lockman). Philippians 3:9 (GW) and to have a relationship with him. There is a significant contrast between the citizens of earth as described in Philippians 3:18-19 and the citizens of heaven as described in Philippians 3:20-21. b. This is the approval that comes from God and is based on faith [⇑ See verse text ⇑] Paul's words in this powerful verse include two important phrases. What does Philippians 3:7 mean? OUTLINE The Way of Joy Philippians Chapter 3 Steele Creek Church, Eastfield – Dr. Tom Bartlett March 15, 2020 Philippians 3:1-21 (ESV) Finally, my brothers, rejoice in the Lord. The theme of Philippians 3:4-11 is justification by faith alone. Let me translate this if I were being overly literal with the translation of the articles bolded: Philippians 3:9-11 04/19/1999. Barnes's Philippians 3:9 Bible Commentary And be found in him - That is, united to him by a living faith. The Greek article is an animal of great versatility to the point of being almost slippery! Use this table to get a word-for-word translation of the original Greek Scripture. Philippians 3:9 And be found in him, not having my own righteousness, which is of the law, but that which is through the faith of Christ, the righteousness which is of God by faith: chevron-left Verse 8 Read Chapter 3 Verse 10 chevron-right The meaning of this passage should be clear. The out-resurrection is a special reward which only faithful believers will receive. This means that I didn't receive God's approval by obeying his laws. It deals with discipleship, not regeneration. 3:24). I have God's approval through faith in Christ. One of its uses is a short-hand pronoun - in Phil 3:9 it is used as a demonstrative pronoun. Philippians 3:9 Translation & Meaning. It concerns rewards (not kingdom entrance) which a believer can obtain through striving to produce good works. Read Introduction to Philippians “And be found in Him, not having my own righteousness, which is from the law, but that which is through faith in Christ, the righteousness which is from God by faith.” Some people suspect they have committed some terrible sin that precludes them from an eternal relationship with God. This shows the English words related to the source biblical texts along with brief definitions. To write the same things to you is no trouble to me and is safe for you. 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