Archive | November, 2014

Watch your Life

1 Timothy 4:  16 Watch your life and doctrine closely. Persevere in them, because if you do, you will save both yourself and your hearers.  Picture in your mind the captain of a team.  They take their job seriously, watching over each player on the team, making sure that they are making wise decisions, eating well, getting […]

He will convict the World

  John 16:  8a And He, when He comes, will convict the world concerning sin and righteousness and judgment.  Coaching is such a critical position.  By their very position the coach demands respect and accordingly athletes put significant trust and reliance on their coach.   Coaches may have many functions including technical teachers, trainers, motivators, role models, […]

Dying to Live

2 Timothy 2:  11 Here is a trustworthy saying:  If we died with him; we will also reign with him  One of my passions is trail running.  For me nothing quite matches running on my own in a forest enjoying God’s creation and communing with God in this quiet time.  While some people can’t quite compute […]

Paying the Penalty

Romans 5:  15 But the gift is not like the trespass. For if the many died by the trespass of the one man, how much more did God’s grace and the gift that came by the grace of the one man, Jesus Christ, overflow to the many.  I recall watching a clip from an NFL American […]