I have been in the book of Philippians for what seems like an eternity, so much direction in such a small book. This morning I went over chapter three and was really drawn to verses 13-14.
As a runner (I use that term loosely), this spoke to me – I press on to reach the end of the race – In the ESV (which is my usually version) reads “I press on toward the goal.” When I participate in a race, I participate for the challenge, for the experience, and for the t-shirt. I am never, ever going to win a race, even in my dreams. My goal is to finish, get my shirt and/or my participation medal, and then reward myself with
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