Not that I have already obtained all this, or have already been made perfect,1 but I press on to take hold2 of that for which Christ Jesus took hold of me.313
Brothers, I do not consider myself yet to have taken hold of it. But one thing I do: Forgetting what is behind4 and straining toward what is ahead,
I press on5 toward the goal to win the prize6 for which God has called7 me heavenward in Christ Jesus.
All of us who are mature8 should take such a view of things.9 And if on some point you think differently, that too God will make clear to you.1016
Only let us live up to what we have already attained.