Tag: Running the Race


My All-Time Favorite Sports Sermon Illustration!

“Let us run with endurance the race set before us . . . .” It’s a grueling 543.7 mile endurance race from Sydney to Melbourne, Australia – the world’s longest and toughest ultra-marathon. In 1983, 150 world-class runners converged on Sydney for the event. On the day of the race, a toothless 61 year old   …Continue Reading


“GET SHED OF IT!” – Hebrews 12:1 and Laying Aside Weights

I love preaching on Hebrews 12:1-3: “Therefore, since we are surrounded by such a great cloud of witnesses, and laying aside every weight and the sin that so easily entangles us, let us run with endurance the race that is set before us, looking unto Jesus, the author and perfecter of faith . . .   …Continue Reading