Posts tagged with ‘perseverance’

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The Overcomers

by Matthew

As we study the book of Revelation in Sunday School and in Bible Bowl class, we try to look closely at the text to make sure we understand what it says before we jump to the question of what it means. One thing that encouraged me this week was noticing a phrase that is repeated […]

Hang in There!

by Matthew

Imagine a city, besieged. The enemy has totally surrounded the city. Nothing gets in or out. Within the walls of the city, supplies begin to run low. Morale is lower. Citizens are fearful and despondent. Imagine what would happen if a spy broke into that city one night with good news, to explain that the […]

Be Steadfast!

by Matthew

A stubborn and rebellious generation, whose hearts were not loyal to God, whose spirits were not faithful to him. Psalm 78:8 Loyalty is one of those words we often beat around.  It is a good subject for workers, citizens and Christians.  When we have it, things are in proportion.  When we lack it, things are all out […]

Playing Hurt

by Matthew

Champions learn to play hurt. We know that our favorite football player must play sometimes hurting. He can’t just stop when he is hurt. I once read a story about a man who played a half of the game with a broken arm. That may be a bit beyond the call of duty.

Don’t Quit Your Race

by Matthew

You were running a good race. Who cut in on you and kept you from obeying the truth? Galatians 5:7 Did you ever know anybody who was running a race and just sat down on the side of the track and never got back in the race?  Did you ever see a football player just […]