I Run with Purpose in Every Step
This past week I had the privilege of speaking with a group of teenagers at the Fellowship of Christian Athletes Running camp. It was one of the highlights of my summer. I shared that there is a passion Jesus Christ has placed on each one of us. There is an eternal prize, our highest calling to use everything we have to achieve that prize. As the Apostle Paul writes, "I run with purpose in every step."
What does it mean to run with purpose in every step? It means in part to have passion in everything we do. If Jesus is the King over all of the universe, it also means He's King in every area of our lives. So we resist the temptation to compartmentalize, but rather connect a Jesus passion to everything we do... we run with purpose in every step. That, what we do today, would make it count!
Wherever God has you, in whatever capacity, "BE THE BEST AT WHAT YOU ARE DOING!"
Don't you realize that in a race everyone runs, but only one person gets the prize? So run to win! All athletes are disciplined in their training. They do it to win a prize that will fade away, but we do it for an eternal prize. So I run with purpose in every step. 1 Corinthians 9:24-26