Tag Archives: Athlete Bible Studies

The Joy of the Lord is my Strength

Nehemiah 8:  10 Nehemiah said, “Go and enjoy choice food and sweet drinks…This day is holy to our Lord. Do not grieve, for the joy of the Lord is your strength.” What is the source of an athlete’s strength?  Perhaps they just have an unfair physical advantage in size, strength, or ability to process oxygen. David Epstein’s book […]

Keep Yourself from Being Polluted

James 1:27  Religion that God our Father accepts as pure and faultless is this: to look after orphans and widows in their distress and to keep oneself from being polluted by the world I saw a picture of a mother and her young son walking through Tiananmen Square in Beijing China, wearing surgical masks over their mouth […]

Bad Advice!

2 Chronicles 10   8 But Rehoboam rejected the advice the elders gave him and consulted the young men who had grown up with him and were serving him. Hanging out with buddies of similar ages is a special thing especially if you play together on a team.  Deep bonds can be formed, and lasting memories can […]

The Peace Formula

Philippians 4:6 Do not be anxious about anything, but in every situation, by prayer and petition, with thanksgiving, present your requests to God.  Most Athletes are looking for that magic formula for success.  Some run after a coach with a winning track record, hoping they might have the answer.  In the running documentary, 100 Seconds to […]