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Well we return this morning to our study of Paulâ€™s letter to the Philippians. And we find ourselves again in the third chapter of that great letter: Philippians chapter 3. And as weâ€™ve said for the last number of weeks, in Philippians chapter 3 Paulâ€™s great concern is to define and delineate the nature of a true Christian: What does it mean to be a true child of God? He is concerned to treat this topic as a result of a very practical situation that has arisen in the church of Philippi. And that is that there were certain men, whom we know as Judaizers, who were professing to be followers of the Lord Jesus Christ, but who were teaching the Philippians that in order for Gentiles like them to be saved and to be counted righteous before God, they needed to not only believe in Jesus, but also to be circumcised and observe the ceremonies and rituals of the Law of Moses. The righteousness which is to be found in Christ alone through faith is not enough, they taught. Man must add to Christâ€™s righteousness the merits of his lawkeeping.