Set, Seek, Put On and Press
Phil. 3:14, “the high calling” (RV marg., “upward”); with the plural article, “the things above,
Seek, Put, Set
So we get something to PUT ON… What is it?
What if we do not put it on?
Garments were often given as presents. It was a special mark of honor to receive one that had been used by the giver, and kings sometimes showed their munificence by presenting them. (See Genesis 45:22 Changes of Raiment; 1 Samuel 18:4 Princely Robes; Esther 6:8 Royal Honors Given to Subjects.)
And do not seek what you are to eat and what you are to drink, nor be worried. 30 For all the nations of the world seek after these things, and your Father knows that you need them. 31 Instead, seek his kingdom, and these things will be added to you.
32 “Fear not, little flock, for it is your Father’s good pleasure to give you the kingdom. 33 Sell your possessions, and give to the needy. Provide yourselves with moneybags that do not grow old, with a treasure in the heavens that does not fail, where no thief approaches and no moth destroys. 34 For where your treasure is, there will your heart be also.