Tag Archives: Sufferings of Christ

Born to Die

Hebrews 2 17 For this reason he had to be made like them, fully human in every way, in order that he might become a merciful and faithful high priest in service to God, and that he might make atonement for the sins of the people. While the road cycling fraternity has faced considerable criticism, for good reason due […]

A Guaranteed Win

Philippians 1: 21 For to me, to live is Christ and to die is gain. For many decades professional and elite athletes having been guaranteeing wins.  Despite being huge underdogs, quarterback Joe Namath guaranteed that his New York Jets would defeat the Baltimore Colts in the 1969 NFL Super Bowl.  Namath delivered, propelling him to stardom.  […]

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 […]

We are not consumed!

Lamentations 3:22-24  Because of the Lord’s great love we are not consumed, for his compassions never fail.  They are new every morning; great is your faithfulness. I say to myself, “The Lord is my portion; there I will wait for him.”   I don’t know of any serious athletes who have not participated in some […]

A High Price

John 6:66  From this time many of his disciples turned back and no longer followed him.   Famous Canadian Ice Hockey player Sydney Crosby starred in a number of Reebok commercials, but one remains engrained in my mind, “Crosby’s Childhood Commercial I am what I am”. In this commercial Crosby recounts numerous childhood memories that […]