Paul Mulroney 12th Jan 2014 (Acts 20:18-24, 1 Corinthians 9:24-27, 2 Timothy 4:6-8, Hebrews 12:1-2)

Paul Mulroney, January 12, 2014
Part of the Visitor Speaker series, preached at a Sunday Morning service

Run the race
1. Run the race
Acts 20:18-24. The apostle paul talking about running a race and completing a task.
Paul said he had a task to complete.
2. We need to train
1 Cor 9:24-27. Need to work out, need to train, need to exercise. Run as to win the prize.
The prize is eternal
Training - no-one just runs a marathon. Need to prepare. Q: what spiritual preparations are you making?
Going to take effort
- Prayer
- Connect group
- Daily bible reading/devotions
- Mentoring
- Men's/women's groups
3. Overcome Obstacles in the way
2 Tim 4:6-8. God has equipped us to overcome obstacles.
There will be opposition, will try to distract and discourage you, but God has given us everything we need for righteous living.
4. Fix our eyes on Jesus
Heb 12:1,2. Surrounded by great cloud of witnesses, keep the faith. Look to the goal.

Tags: Run The Race

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