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Philippians 3:12-21

12 Not that I have already attained, or am already perfected; but I press on, that I may lay hold of that for which Christ Jesus has also laid hold of me. 13 Brethren, I do not count myself to have apprehended; but one thing I do, forgetting those things which are behind and reaching forward to those things which are ahead, 14 I press toward the goal for the prize of the upward call of God in Christ Jesus.
15 Therefore let us, as many as are mature, have this mind; and if in anything you think otherwise, God will reveal even this to you. 16 Nevertheless, to the degree that we have already attained, let us walk by the same rule, let us be of the same mind.

Even if we have done a lot for the kingdom of God, we are not perfect nor will we ever be, but we must press on and move forward to be what He has called us to be.  We are His handiwork, let us conform to His will and be used by Him.

17 Brethren, join in following my example, and note those who so walk, as you have us for a pattern. 18 For many walk, of whom I have told you often, and now tell you even weeping, that they are the enemies of the cross of Christ: 19 whose end is destruction, whose god is their belly, and whose glory is in their shame—who set their mind on earthly things. 20 For our citizenship is in heaven, from which we also eagerly wait for the Savior, the Lord Jesus Christ, 21 who will transform our lowly body that it may be conformed to His glorious body, according to the working by which He is able even to subdue all things to Himself.

Jesus is the King of kings and the Lord of lords, we have received Him into our hearts and have declared Him the King of our lives, that is why we are subjects of His kingdom and citizens of heaven.  Just as being an American, we set our minds on American customs and laws, not some other country’s.  Since we are also citizens of heaven we should set our minds on things that are of heaven.

God is King of all kings