Elihu's Corner

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Do you not know that in a race all the runners run, but only one receives the prize? So run that you may obtain it. Every athlete exercises self-control in all things. They do it to receive a perishable wreath, but we an imperishable.

So I do not run aimlessly;

I do not box as one beating the air.

But I discipline my body and keep it under control, lest after preaching to others I myself should be disqualified.

‭‭1 Corinthians‬ ‭9:24-27‬ ‭ESV‬‬

Welcome to mile-marker 9 of our 26-day #Encourage Marathon! (You can read yesterday’s post here.)

Someone out there is feeling aimless today. It might even be you.

Sometimes in this race of life we become distracted by our pain, the ugliness or beauty around us, the other runners and sundry temptations. We forget why we started running in the first place and drift aimlessly down the road. It’s time to…

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