Feeling your heart race.
Watching clouds race across the sky.
Race for a cause (ie. Race for the Cure).
Race against time.
It’s amazing how many phrases in our language include the word race. The world is always in a hurry, and the march of time is relentless. Most days of the week, I am constantly on the go. There are places to go, appointments to keep, details swirling in my mind, the crush of laundry, the pile of dishes, and I just want it to
While important, all of those things are temporal and temporary.
I need to remember that I’m really only running one race that is of eternal value.
“And I do all things for the sake of the gospel, that I may become a fellow partaker of it. Do you not know that those who run in a race all run, but only one receives the prize? Run in such a way that you may win.” (1 Corinthians 9:23-24, NASB)
…and what is the prize?
“I press on toward the goal for the prize of the upward call of God in Christ Jesus.” (Philippians 3:14, NASB)