We’ve known each other for years, but just the other day, over hot coffee and breakfast burritos, down at Janie’s Cafe, I got to know him better. Mack (not his real name) is a guy I can talk naturally with – no pretense. Breakfast at Janie’s was a rich time.
Paul writes that one of the things he strives for most is to know Jesus better.
8 Indeed, I count everything as loss because of the surpassing worth of knowing Christ Jesus my Lord... (Philippians 3:8a)
10 that I may know him… (Philippians 3:10)
He probably knew Jesus better than most, but not well enough for his own satisfaction:
12 Not that I have already obtained this or am already perfect, but I press on to make it my own, because Christ Jesus has made me his own. (Philippians 3:12)
This morning, after reading those lines, I asked Jesus to show me something about Himself that I didn’t understand well enough. Kind of looking forward to how He answers that request…