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  • The Race Of Faith

    Contributed by Michael Trask on Oct 7, 2005
    based on 35 ratings
     | 2,498 views

    Keeping the faith can sometimes be very much like jogging: its a battle against yourself.

    You’ve see them along side the road. They often wear ragged and loose fitting clothes. Their expression is usually a mixture of pain and determination. You’ve seen them in the rain, you’ve seen them in the snow, you’ve seen them when the sun is blistering hot and the humidity is nearly ...read more

  • Running The Race

    Contributed by Willem Slomp on Jan 5, 2005
    based on 26 ratings
     | 2,626 views

    Make every effort to keep your eyes fixed on the Lord your God

    READ: HEBREWS 12: 1- 15 TEXT: HEBREWS 12: 14-15 SING: PSALM 125: 1,4 PSALM 18: 7, 9, 10 PSALM 38: 7, 8, 10 HYMN 9: 1-5 HYMN 10: 1, 9, 10 Beloved congregation of our Lord Jesus Christ, brothers and sisters: The author of the letter to the Hebrews begins chapter 12 by ...read more

  • Running The Race

    Contributed by Jimmy Chapman on Jun 21, 2007
    based on 41 ratings
     | 7,880 views

    The essentials for winning in the race.

    Running The Race Hebrews 12:1-3 Our generation is generation that loves sports. Many of you ladies can identify with the wife who was told by her husband, "Honey, now before football season starts, is there anything you would like to say to me?" If the Apostle Paul were alive today, he ...read more

  • Running The Race

    Contributed by Justin Ford on Jun 27, 2007
    based on 17 ratings
     | 11,753 views

    Comparing the pursuit of a love relationship with Jesus and the race of ultimate importance

    RUN THE RACE Today is a special day It’s a day to prepare our hearts and a day to prepare our church for what God wants to do through us Over the next 6 days we will have the biggest opportunity of the year to teach children what it means to become and grow as a Christian Not only ...read more

  • Race To The Tomb

    Contributed by Ajai Prakash on Mar 31, 2010
    based on 6 ratings
     | 3,333 views

    All of us are running in this world. Some are running to God, some trying to run away from Him. How far will they go? We should be running in a spiritual way. All our focus needs to be on the tomb where Jesus rose to new life and will take us with him to

    Opening illustration: I think of Eric Liddell. The movie Chariots of Fire depicts how his sister Jenny tried to persuade Eric to give up his running, and go to China with her to be a missionary. He said, "No, God has made me fast and called me to run." It would have been wrong at that point to be a ...read more

  • Running The Race

    Contributed by John Howard on Feb 23, 2002
    based on 37 ratings
     | 2,586 views

    The question is not if we will run the race, but how we will run; not if we will enter the race, but how we will run.

    1 Cor 9:24-27 Running the Race When I was a young CPT in the army - I was sent to Fort Sill, Ok - For Officers Advanced Course - I was to be in the school for 6 months - Now I had come from Fort Ord, CA and the 7th Division - And we were a very physical division - Our division commander ...read more

  • The Race Of Life

    Contributed by Steve Shepherd on Jun 22, 2001
    based on 63 ratings
     | 2,024 views

    Life is a tough course. Certain factors can help us or hinder us.

  • Run The Race

    Contributed by Andrew Gamblin on Sep 26, 2009
    based on 24 ratings
     | 12,447 views

    Compares the life of a runner to the life of a Christian.

    How many of you have ever watched the olympics on tv? Isn’t it amazing how fast those people are? There is this one guy from the country of Morrocco that ran a mile in 3 minutes and 43 seconds. I think the fastest I ever ran a mile was like 16 minutes and that’s because the coach stopped counting ...read more

  • Running The Race

    Contributed by Bruce Ball on Mar 16, 2009
    based on 25 ratings
     | 2,606 views

    A message of faith. Do we hide from fear, or step out in faith? Do we normally run to God, or away from Him? And this message ends with a question: ’Are we serious about living for Jesus, or do we just go through the motions, thinking we are serious?’

    Two gas company employees were out reading meters one day when they started talking about how good of physical condition they were in. One of them bragged that he used to be a track star in high school and the other one claimed to be one, too. So they decided that after they checked the meter ...read more

  • Run The Race

    Contributed by David Dewitt on Jan 15, 2001
    based on 114 ratings
     | 2,342 views

    Pauls calls Christians to run the race of life

    Run the Race 1 Corinthians 9:24-27 January 14, 2001 Introduction I. The Olympics A. Some of my favorite moments: First Dream Team Men’s Basketball, The lighting of the torch in 1996 B. Michael Johnson in 1996 1. The time trials prior to the games – Johnson broke the world record in the 200 ...read more

  • The Christian Race

    Contributed by Colin Coombs on Oct 20, 2005
    based on 15 ratings
     | 3,792 views

    Encouragement to run the race and win the prize.

    THE CHRISTIANS RACE Hebrews 12:1 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. I. THE STARTING POST 1. IT BEGINS AT THE NEW BIRTH John ...read more

  • A Race To Be Run Series

    Contributed by Mike Gilbert on Jun 26, 2007
    based on 19 ratings
     | 4,144 views

    Keys to running the race of life in the way that pleases God.

    *ILL>In 1863, as Abraham Lincoln prepared to sign the Emancipation Proclammation he took his pen, moved it to the signature line, then dropped the pen. When asked why, the President replied: "If my name goes into history, it will be for this act; and if my hand trembles when I sign it, there will ...read more

  • Run The Race

    Contributed by Jim Drake on Aug 27, 2007
    based on 4 ratings
     | 1,875 views

    "Run the Race" VBS wrap-up sermon. True Christian living can be compared to an Olympic-style race. With the crowd in place and the prize set before us, we have everything we need to run.

    1. Feeding off our Encouragement (12:1a—cloud of witnesses) 2. Getting rid of our Encumbrances (12:1b—lay aside every weight and the sin which doth so easily beset us) 3. Building up our Endurance (12:1c—let us run with patience the race that is set before us) 4. Looking to our Example ...read more

  • Running The Race

    Contributed by Curt Cizek on Sep 23, 2007
    based on 8 ratings
     | 1,475 views

    This was a sermon that I preached for some new chaplains. It could be turned into a good sermon for a civilian setting with a different illustration.

    Read 1 Corinthians 9:24-27 We’ve been through a lot in our pasts. We’ve all gone to school for a long time. We have some very successful civilian ministries. In the last five weeks – we’ve gone through some good training Now what? What do we do now? It would be easy to sit on our ...read more

  • The Race Is On!

    Contributed by Robert Cox on Apr 1, 2007
    based on 9 ratings
     | 2,189 views

    The race we are called to run...

    HEB 12:1Therefore, 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. 2Let us fix our eyes on Jesus, the author and perfecter of our faith, who for ...read more