February 13-Fast

February 13-Fast

February 13: Fast

 

Scripture Lesson: 1 Corinthians 9:24-25

 

On this date in 1974, Cool Papa Bell was elected to the Hall of Fame. Bell played center field in the Negro Leagues and was perhaps the fastest man to ever play the game. Josh Gibson, former Negro League star, said “Cool Papa Bell was so fast he could get out of bed, turn the lights out across the room and be under the covers before the lights went out.” Satchel Paige said, “Cool Papa once hit a line drive by my ear, and I turned around and saw the ball hit him in the buttocks as he was sliding into second base.” I don’t know if he was THAT fast, but he was really quick.

 

I believe Paul must have been a jock at heart, for he often used analogies from the world of sports in his writings. Such is the case in today’s scripture lesson. Paul writes to the Corinthians about running in a race. All runners run to win, but only one comes in first and gets the prize. Paul wants us to train to win the race of life and strive to win the prize of eternal life. Paul is telling us to do our best to run the race of life fast enough to win. We must train to do just that: win. For when we win in the game of life (by accepting Jesus as our Savior and Lord) we will receive the crown that will last forever (eternal life).

  1. How can we train to win the game of life?

  2. How do we get our spiritual lives in shape?

  3. How much time do we spend in training for God?

Let’s get to work and train for the race of life … God wants us to win!

 

 

 


5 comments (Add your own)

1. Mahesh wrote:
lol!!! That battle-er-game gets paleyd in our house too! It is very similar to "who will pick up those dirty socks off the floor that missed the invisible laundry hamper". That game is lots of fun too!

Mon, May 21, 2012 @ 12:53 PM

2. watirjfrna wrote:
NBuRRF bjaphtaycpkw

Tue, May 22, 2012 @ 1:51 AM

3. gggnvl wrote:
ClAiHL tnaocoiodrwc

Wed, May 23, 2012 @ 10:54 AM

4. Ellzeks wrote:
Amoxicillin Genital Tract [url=http://cialicheap.com]cialis without prescription[/url] Amoxicillin Antibiotic Side Effects For Infants Cialis Generico Seguro

Wed, May 30, 2018 @ 8:27 AM

5. Williamsat wrote:
sky pharmacy canada mail order online pharmacy no prescription online pharmacy india cheap ed meds online ed medicines generic for erectile dysfunction ed medications best ed medication what are the best generic ed drugs online erectile dysfunction medications ed medications compared cheap ed medication ed medications online ed drugs online best erectile dysfunction medication in canada ed drugs meds for ed erectile dysfunction medications sold in canada erectile dysfunction drugs generic ed drugs cheap erectile dysfunction drugs-canada canadian erectile dysfunction drugs ED medication order erectile dysfunction medication generic drugs for erectile dysfunction erectile meds ed drug cost comparison buy erectile dysfunction drugs generic ed medication erectile dysfunction medication prices ed meds on line cheap ed drugs best erectile dysfunction drugs for sale online erectile dysfunction drugs online meds for erectile dysfunction generic ed meds erectile dysfunction drugs canada ed drug best ed drug best deal on ED meds cheap ed meds medication from canada ed erectile dysfunction generic name for ED drugs buy erectile dysfunction drugs online cheap erectile dysfunction medication generic erectile dysfunction medications erectile dysfunction drugs comparison impotence drugs online common drugs for ed generic impotence drugs ed meds cost effective ed drugs canadian erectile dysfunction drugs erectile dysfunction meds best ed drug cheap cialis from india canadian pharmacy mall nizagara online antibiotics online overnight canadian pharmacy

Sun, July 15, 2018 @ 10:02 PM

Add a New Comment


code
 

Comment Guidelines: No HTML is allowed. Off-topic or inappropriate comments will be edited or deleted. Thanks.