Contributed by Curry Pikkaart on Mar 9, 2010
Herb Caen wrote, "Every morning in Africa, a gazelle wakes up. It knows it must run faster than the fastest lion or it will be killed. Every morning a lion wakes up. It knows it must outrun the slowest gazelle or it will starve to death. It doesn’t
Contributed by Paul Fritz on Jun 15, 2002
RUNNING THE COUNTRY, RUNNING MY LIFE
During his term as President of the U.S., Lyndon Johnson was somewhat overweight. One day his wife challenged him with this blunt assertion: "You can’t run the country if you can’t run
Contributed by Sermon Central on Jun 25, 2009
RUNNING THE OTHER WAY
Bob Vernon, a 37 year veteran with the Los Angeles Police Department talked about this in his book: L.A. Justice, "Our department tried to demonstrate to rookie officers the value of their bullet-proof vests by placing them on mannequins and then shooting round after round
Contributed by Sermon Central on Oct 19, 2009
RUN WITH ENDURANCE
Unlike most competitions however, running the race in spiritual terms is not to try to be first, but to be faithful and finish! The Christian race is not a competitive event to see who comes in first, but an endurance run to see who finishes faithfully.
It’s like the
Contributed by Peter Loughman on Mar 3, 2010
RUNNING THE RACE
Many of you know that I have fairly poor eyesight. However, my eyesight today is far better than it was when I was a child. The Lord has given me much better eyesight today than I have ever had I my life. When I was a kid, however, my eyesight was terrible.
So as I was
Contributed by Brad Henry on Jul 29, 2011
As a child did you ever think of running away from home? There were a couple times that I was so tried of discipline that I just wanted to leave, but I knew that when I got back home the discipline would probably be worse, so I stayed. Plus, where would I go? I remember movies of
Contributed by Bobby Scobey on Nov 13, 2008
RUNNING FOR LIFE
Recently I read a fable about a dog who loved to chase other animals. He bragged about his great running skill and said he could catch anything. Well, it wasn’t long until his boastful claims were put to the test by a certain rabbit.
With ease the little creature outran his
Contributed by Sermon Central on May 15, 2012
RUNNING WITH A STOPWATCH
Long-distance runner Paavo Nurmi of Finland was an Olympic champion, winning twelve medals (nine of them gold) in the 1920, 1924, and 1928 Games. Nurmi was famous not only for his achievements, but also for running with a stopwatch in his hand to check his performance.
Contributed by Sermon Central on Feb 13, 2009
RUN TO THE REFUGE
Bunker gear, over 1,000 degrees of heat, protection from fire scene elements, provides a refuge/safety for self... importance of ARFF truck...refuge, responsible for protection of firefighters, T3000 3,000 gal. of water, large truck, nozzles, discharge 1,000 gpm...truck was
Contributed by Sermon Central on Apr 12, 2007
"The road to success is not to be run upon by seven-leagued boots. Step by step, little by little, bit by bit that is the way to wealth, that is the way to wisdom, that is the
Contributed by Sermon Central on Apr 12, 2007
"There is an old motto that runs, If at first you don't succeed, try, try again. This is nonsense. It ought to read, If at
Contributed by Sermon Central on Oct 22, 2003
WHEN THE WINE RUNS OUT
When the wine runs out, do whatever Jesus tells you to do. Have faith in his word. John 2 says the servants not only poured water in those pots, but they filled them to the brim. When Jesus told them to fill the pots with water, it was as if to say "I can work with that."
Contributed by Sermon Central on Nov 19, 2009
Building a Relationship with God (Running the Race)
It was the summer before my Senior year at Jamestown College. I had taken up riding my bike several times a week and had gotten up to riding 10-20 miles in a single go. Needless to say… I was feeling pretty good about myself. So when school
RUNNING TO A CROWD OR THE CEMETERY
Supposed you are being chased by a madman, and you had the choice of running either to a mall full of people or a cemetery. Where would you run? I think we would all run to the mall, where there are living people who can help you, and not
Contributed by Sermon Central on Apr 5, 2011
RUNNING FROM SIN
The story is told of a young girl who accepted Christ as her Savior and applied for membership in a local church. "Were you a sinner before you received the Lord Jesus into your life?" inquired an old deacon.
"Yes, sir," she replied.
"Well, are you still a sinner?"
Contributed by Sermon Central on Jun 11, 2011
WE ALL HAVE TO RUN
First of all, let’s establish one immutable fact--we all have to run; we have no choice. An intelligence far above our own; and the circumstances which have been placed upon us, dictate that we all must run just to survive.
Out on the grassy plains of the African Savannah
Contributed by Davon Huss on Sep 5, 2011
RUNNING WHILE WEIGHED DOWN
David Posman was arrested in Providence, Rhode Island, after allegedly knocking out an armored car driver and stealing the closest 4 bags of money. It turned out they contained $800 in pennies, weighing 30 pounds each, and slowed him to a stagger during his getaway so