This afternoon a game will be played. Large athletes will face off against each other in a football game known as the “Super Bowl.” In the end, only one team will emerge victorious.
Do you know where the rest of the NFL is tonight? At home watching the game. What separates a Championship team from the team with the worst record? It is desire, discipline, and commitment applied day in and day out.
In 1 Corinthians 9:24-27. the Apostle Paul says: To win the game of life, we must have the desire (1 Corinthians 9:24) and the willingness to train like a winning athlete (1 Corinthians 9:25).
Desire is to want something. But winning desire works harder. Trains harder. Strives harder. So it is with our Christian lives. Christ doesn’t call us to sit on the couch. He calls us to true commitment. The athletes in tonight’s football game have worked each day for months to get where they are today.
Woodlawn church of Christ