Run the Race
The Battle of MarathonPhiddippidesHebrews 12:1
Therefore, since we are surrounded by so great a cloud of witnesses, let us also lay aside every weight, and sin which clings so closely, and let us run with endurance the race that is set before us
Strategies for a Successful RaceBE SURE YOU ARE IN THE RACEBE SURE YOU ARE IN THE RIGHT RACEGET RID OF ANYTHING THAT HINDERS. WATCH OUT FOR WRONG TURNS. STAY FOCUSED. FINISH STRONG.
BE SURE YOU ARE IN THE RACEGOD LOVES YOU AND HAS A PLAN FOR YOUR LIFEGod's Love
"God so loved the world that He gave His one and only Son, that whoever believes in Him shall not perish, but have eternal life"(John 3:16)
Spiritual Laws Law 1Spiritual Laws Law 2MAN IS SINFUL AND SEPERATED FROM GOD. THEREFORE, HE CANT KNOW AND EXPERIENCE GODS LOVE AND PLAN FOR HIS LIFE.Man Is Sinful "All have sinned and fall short of the glory of God" (Romans 3:23).Man Is Separated "The wages of sin is death" [spiritual separation from God] (Romans 6:23). Spiritual Laws Law 2JESUS CHRIST IS GODS ONLY PROVISION FOR MANS SIN.
THROUGH HIM YOU CAN KNOW AND EXPERIENCE GODS LOVE AND PLAN FOR YOUR LIFE.
Spiritual Laws Law 3Spiritual Laws Law 3He Died in Our Place
"God demonstrates His own love toward us, in that while we were yet sinners, Christ died for us" (Romans 5:8).
Spiritual Laws Law 4We Receive Christ Through Faith
"By grace you have been saved through faith; and that not of yourselves, it is the gift of God; not as a result of works, that no one should boast" (Ephesians 2:8,9).WE MUST INDIVIDUALLY RECEIVE JESUS CHRIST AS SAVIOR AND LORD2. BE SURE YOU ARE IN THE RIGHT RACEWhich race are you running?
There is a way which seems right to a man, But its end is the way of death.
3. GET RID OF ANYTHING THAT HINDERS. 3 Things Sin Will ALWAYS Do
1) Take you further than you want to go2) Keep you longer than you want to stay3) Cost you more than you want to pay
4. WATCH OUT FOR WRONG TURNS. http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=aMNwSDAXtHY5. STAY FOCUSED. It is not enough to be busy; so are the ants. The question is: What are we busy about?
So we fix our eyes not on what is seen, but on what is unseen, since what is seen is temporary, but what is unseen is eternal.2 Corinthians 4:186. Finish Strong
Gideon, Saul, Samson, Noahthe Bible is filled with heroes of the faith who didnt end their lives well.why??????Fix our eyes on Jesus.Period.2 Timothy 4:6-7 For I am already being poured out like a drink offering, and the time has come for my departure. I have fought the good fight, I have finished the race, I have kept the faith. Challenge.