It's Never Too Late To Start Over (6 of 6) by Stan Coffey
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Series: BE ALL YOU CAN BE
If you have your Bible, turn to the Book of Philippians, chapter three. We have been thinking on the thought of becoming all God wants you to be. Several messages I have shared with you about this. The Bible wants us to always be triumphant in the Lord Jesus Christ. So this morning I want to talk to you on the subject "It's Never Too Late To Start Over".
Philippians 3:13-14 (KJV) "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, 14I press toward the mark for the prize of the high calling of God in Christ Jesus."
I think Paul was saying I want to be everything God made me to be. I want to fulfill the mighty potential that dwells within me that God saved me to become. And I hope this morning that your aspiration, your hope, your dream, your driving ambition is to be everything in this life God wants you to be for His honor and glory. That ought to be the ambition of every child of God. That ought to be the ambition of our church. We should never be satisfied with mediocrity. We should never be satisfied to be where we are. We should always be aspiring to become more and to move forward in the press toward the mark for the prize of the high calling of God in Christ Jesus.
The problem of the average church today is they are not pressing toward the mark. They are not going anywhere. They are content with where they have been. They are comfortable. They are self-satisfied and God can never use the self-satisfied person or church.
Now as we think about life today, and we think it is never too late to start over, you know life is not just a series of successes. I don't know if you have noticed this, but life is not only a matter of successes but life many times is a matter of failures. As a matter of fact, if ...
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