Therefore, since we are surrounded by such a great cloud of witnesses, let us throw off everything that hinders and the sin that so easily entangles. And let us run with perseverance the race marked out for us,
Summary: The Bible describes life like a race, not a hundred yard dash, mind you, but a marathon. And while everyone runs in this race, not everyone will finish well. This sermon looks at how we can finish this race well, even when we feel like giving up.
Summary: In Hebrews 12:1–3. we see various aspects of the race, as they are compared to the faithful life in Christ. Christ calls us to 1) Race Freely (Hebrews 12:1), 2) Race Focused (Hebrews 12:2), and 3) Race to the Finish (Hebrews 12:3)
Summary: May your faith life, your witness be an inspiration that cheers others on. The Scriptures are clear; it is time to run. Some of you, may be coasting or panting on the sidelines. It is time to run!
Summary: Billy Sunday once said, There are two hundred and fifty-six names given in the Bible for the Lord Jesus Christ, and I suppose this was because He was infinitely beyond all that any one name could express.
Summary: We must learn to lay everything aside and renew our fellowship and communion with God. We must “keep our eyes on the prize.” We must keep our eyes fixed on Christ. We must pace ourselves when we run the race of life. Only then can we survive and win.
Summary: Because of the clutter and the noise in our lives, we often fail to see what Jesus does and can do for us. It seems as if we are constantly grasping, but never grabbing hold of that which changes us for the better.
Summary: This “Hero of the Faith”, mentioned in Hebrews 11 goes by the name of Sarah, and she’s the first lady mentioned in Paul’s hall of fame for Heroes. There is so much spiritual meat in Sarah’s life that it’s hard to boil it down into a few worthy snapshots.
Summary: Gizmos, gadgets, trappings, add-ons, etc. are really optional, but so many of us have come to think that we cannot live without them. The problem is that it becomes like the proverbial "straw that broke the camels' back".
Summary: There are two types of electrical current, Alternating Current and Direct Current. Most A/C believers are not in charge of their life..their feelings are. God is seeking disciplined disciples who allow the Direct Current of God to flow consistently.