Tag Archives: Eric Liddell

What’s Your Purpose?

Matthew 5:16 In the same way, let your light shine before others, that they may see your good deeds and glorify your Father in heaven. Chariots of Fire is the powerful 1981 movie that follows the life of two British track athletes and their competition at the 1924 Olympics.  It is probably best known for Eric Liddell, a devout […]

For You are All One in Christ Jesus

Galatians 3:28 There is neither Jew nor Gentile, neither slave nor free, nor is there male and female, for you are all one in Christ Jesus My family will often roll their eyes when the topic of “favorite movie” comes up, because much to their chagrin, even as thousands of new movies are released, nothing tops the […]

The Athlete’s Prayer

1 John 1: 9 If we confess our sins, he is faithful and just and will forgive us our sins and purify us from all unrighteousness. Eric Liddell was a Scottish athlete who is best known for competing in the 1924 Olympics in Paris, France.  This portion of his life is depicted in the Oscar-winning 1981 […]

Though They Accuse You…

1 Peter 2:12 Live such good lives among the pagans that, though they accuse you of doing wrong, they may see your good deeds and glorify God on the day he visits us. In the 1920’s Eric Liddell was one of the greatest 100m sprinters Scotland had ever produced.  By 1924, the Olympic year, the country was in […]