Someone has to be the first, second, third and fourth leg. Now you must gladly hand off the baton to someone else who may be stronger, faster and has a better chance to first cross the finish line. You and the other teammates are still an important part of the team and need to be there to encourage the players when they are tired, weary, and may feel like giving up.
Omari was estactic and so was I as I watched Omari, his teammates, coaches and fans run onto the field in total hysteria!!!! And in spite of Omari not getting much playing time on the field that year he was recruited by a Christian college and given a scholarship to play college football!
So it is in our Christian walk when we put our own feelings of hurt and disappointment aside to encourage someone else. God does not forget our labor of love when we sacrifice through our own tears to applaud the efforts of others.
It may seem as though all our hard work has been overlooked by man but they will always be noticed by our God. Father, when it seems we are overlooked, hurt and disappointed help us to put our own feelings aside to encourage those who may need a kind word or a gentle touch. Help us to push aside our own goals at times to help others reach theirs in Jesus name. Growing Closer to God Sign In. Stories of God at Work.
Facebook Twitter Email Print. Motorbikes have always been an important part… Watch. Although Daniel grew up in church, as… Watch. We are told "not to grow weary in well doing.
The promise is made: The Psalmist described that season of reaping as a day of prepared tables and cups that overflow; of goodness and mercy and of "dwelling in the house of the Lord forever. The New Testament reminds us that God is not so unjust that He would forget our work and love Hebrews 6: We are challenged to live in hope, to keep on doing that which is good and to trust in God for the results.
To live in hope will make this life better as we prepare for the next. All of us have our weaknesses, but God's strength upon which we can choose to depend never diminishes. The Scriptures ask, "Do you not know? Have you not heard? The Everlasting God, the Lord, the Creator.. He gives strength to the weary.
And to him who lacks might He increases power Those who wait for the Lord will gain new strength; they will mount up like eagles It was Peter, James and John that went up the mountain with Jesus. They were overwhelmed by what they saw and heard that day.
It was awesome in every since of the word.
It is God who exalts us when we humble ourselves. Their condemnation from long ago is not idle, and their destruction is not asleep. He said what better time is there than now. Then you will know that I am the Lord ; those who wait for me shall not be put to shame. This is the year in which many of us shall eat the good of the Land.
We use the word "awesome" a lot. Even about things that are not awesome; like a football game or a movie or a car.