Running The Race

The Challenge:  Hebrews 12:1-2

The race is about overcoming sin.

Putting off our sin nature, and put on Christ.

Also consider: Phil. 2:12-13 & I Cor. 3:10-15

 

The Main Obstacle:  Hebrews 12:3-4

 

The Roadmap:  II Peter 1:3-7

The Goal -- verses 3-4

The Steps -- verses 5-7

Faith (the starting point)

Virtue (Christ-like values)

Knowledge

Self-control

Steadfastness

Godliness

Brotherly affection

Love

The Benefits -- verse 8

The Finish Line -- verse 11


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