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  • Run The Race

    Contributed by David Dewitt on Jan 15, 2001
    based on 114 ratings
     | 2,327 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

  • Run The Race

    Contributed by Mayor Gerardo Balmori on Apr 2, 2011
    based on 13 ratings
     | 5,363 views

    I like to hear stories about people who won’t give up. Quitters aren’t much of an inspiration, but people who stay with a commitment even though the going gets tough are a source of great inspiration to all. Do you remember the man who came to Jesus & s

    Mayor Gerardo Balmori The Salvation Army I like to hear stories about people who won’t give up. Quitters aren’t much of an inspiration, but people who stay with a commitment even though the going gets tough are a source of great inspiration to all. Do you remember the man who came to ...read more

  • Running The Race.

    Contributed by Melvin Shelton on Oct 9, 2004
    based on 14 ratings
     | 1,406 views

    In the verses we have this morning he says we are like runners. He compares the Christian life to a runner.

    Running the race. Philippians 3:12 -- 16. 10/10/04 We have been talking about in the book of Philippians how the Christian life is a life of joy. We have learned that our joy doesn’t depend on the circumstances and situations in which we find ourselves. Our joy is in knowing the Lord Jesus ...read more

  • Running The Race

    Contributed by John Howard on Feb 23, 2002
    based on 37 ratings
     | 2,562 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

  • Running The Race

    Contributed by Jeffery Richards on Aug 16, 2002
    based on 87 ratings
     | 6,978 views

    A sermon dealing with Hebrews 12:1-3 on the topic of the Christian race.

    RUNNING THE RACE HEBREWS 12:1-3 How many of you have either in the past or are presently on a track team? Being a good runner in competition requires dedication. I am impressed by the number of young people that we have who get up early and run every day. I am impressed by their dedication to ...read more

  • Running The Race

    Contributed by Willem Slomp on Jan 5, 2005
    based on 26 ratings
     | 2,625 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
     | 7,868 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
     | 11,738 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

  • Running The Race Series

    Contributed by Steve Salmon on Oct 9, 2002
    based on 38 ratings
     | 1,392 views

    This sermon explores the tension between the accomplishments of the faithful and their character and discovers that Jesus fills the gap between righteousness and our character.

    Running The Race Hebrews 12:1-12 SICC 9/22/02 CONFLICT INTRODUCTION The image of chapter 11 is a great one. The saints of old cheering us on so that we finish the race. If life is a race, it is a steeplechase not a track meet. Maybe even an extreme steeplechase. There are moving ...read more

  • Running The Race

    Contributed by Willem Slomp on Jan 5, 2005
    based on 4 ratings
     | 1,129 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 Curt Cizek on Sep 23, 2007
    based on 8 ratings
     | 1,472 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

  • Run The Race

    Contributed by Jim Drake on Aug 27, 2007
    based on 4 ratings
     | 1,869 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 Bruce Ball on Mar 16, 2009
    based on 25 ratings
     | 2,600 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 Andrew Gamblin on Sep 26, 2009
    based on 24 ratings
     | 12,442 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 Mike Turner on Aug 5, 2004
    based on 59 ratings
     | 2,931 views

    The Christian life is like running a race. Find out three important elements in doing it victoriously.

    Running The Race Hebrews 12:1-3 In our text this morning, the writer of the book of Hebrews which I believe to be Paul compares the Christian life to a race. Some of the same things which are essential to being victorious in a race are also key to being victorious in our Christian life. This ...read more