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Summary: We are commanded to follow in the footsteps of the LORD Jesus and that the Christian life is similar to a race which we are running.

“RACING TO BE LIKE JESUS”

1 CORINTHIANS 9:24-27

1. The Motive of the Race is to win the PRIZE which is to be like Jesus. (v. 24) Galatians 2:2; 5:7; Philippians 2:16; 3:14; 2 Timothy 4:7-8; Hebrews 12:2; James 1:12; Psalm 19:5; Ecclesiastes 9:11; Jeremiah 12:5; John 6:27; Acts 20:24; 1 Corinthians 15:57; 1 Peter 1:4-5; 5:4; Revelation 2:10; 2 Corinthians 5:1

2. The Method to win the Race is PERSEVERANCE which is following in the footsteps of Jesus. (vv. 25-26) Hebrews 4:1; 12:1-2, 28; Revelation 3:11; Ephesians 6:10-18; 1 Timothy 6:12; 1 Corinthians 15:54; 16:13; Philippians 4:5; Colossians 1:29; 2 Timothy 1:12; 2:4; 2 Peter 1:10; Luke 13:24; Ecclesiastes 9:10; 2 Corinthians 5:9

3. The Means to win the Race is PREPARATION which is to first and foremost submit to the Lordship of Jesus Christ. (v. 27) Romans 6:18-19; 8:13; 1 Corinthians 4:11-12; 6:12-13; 2 Corinthians 6:4-5; 10:5; 11:27; Colossians 3:5; 2 Timothy 2:5, 22; 1 Peter 2:11; Matthew 7:21-23; Luke 12:45-47; 13:26-27; Jeremiah 6:30; Luke 9:25; 2 Corinthians 13:5-6; Mark 9:43; 1 Timothy 4:16

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Lasben Sitinjak

commented on Sep 15, 2007

Nice sermon, Thanks...

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