By: Gale Wilcox
1. You Must Make A Diligent Effort
Luke 13:24 Strive to enter in at the strait gate: for many, I say unto you, will seek to enter in, and shall not be able.
2. Run To Obtain The prize
I Corinthians 9:24-25 Know you not that they which run in a race run all, but one receives the prize? So run, that you may obtain. And every man that strives for the mastery is temperate in all things. Now they do it to obtain a corruptible crown; but we an incorruptible.
3. Run With Patience
Hebrews 12:1 Wherefore seeing we also are compassed about with so great a cloud of witnesses, let us lay aside every weight, and the sin which do so easily beset us, and let us run with patience the race that is set before us…
4. Don't let Anyone Stop You
Galatians 5:7 Ye did run well; who did hinder you that ye should not obey the truth?
5. Fight The Good Fight
II Timothy 4:7-8 I have fought a good fight, I have finished my course, I have kept the faith: now there is laid up for me a crown of righteousness, which the Lord, the righteous judge, shall give me at that day: and not to me only, but unto all them also that love his appearing.