I once thought these things were valuable, but now I consider them worthless because of what Christ has done. Yes, everything else is worthless when compared with the infinite value of knowing Christ Jesus my Lord. For his sake I have discarded everything else, counting it all as garbage, so that I could gain Christ and become one with him. I no longer count on my own righteousness through obeying the law; rather, I become righteous through faith in Christ. For God’s way of making us right with himself depends on faith.
- Paul, Philippians 3:7–9 NLT
READ: As you read, write down the verse that sticks out most to you, a phrase, or a word.
THINK: What does this passage tell me about God? Are there any principles or commands? What is the purpose or theme?
APPLY: How can I apply this verse to my everyday life? How can I live differently based on what I read?
PRAY: Take time to meditate on the passage and ask the Lord to speak to you.