Contributed by Glenn Pease on Mar 16, 2021
Jesus came into this world, not just to start a race to reach the goal of providing salvation from sin,
but to finish that race and make it to the cross where he would pay the price for man’s redemption.
In 1968, the country of Tanzania selected John Stephen Akhwari to represent it
in the Mexico City Olympics. Along the racecourse for the marathon, Akhwari
stumbled and fell, severely injuring both his knee and ankle. By 7 p.m., a runner
from Ethiopia had won the race, and all the other