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Keep on Keeping on

Therefore, since we are surrounded by such a huge crowd of witnesses to the life of faith, let us strip off every weight that slows us down, especially the sin that so easily trips us up. And let us run with endurance the race God has set before us. We do this by keeping our eyes on Jesus, the champion who initiates and perfects our faith. Because of the joy awaiting him, he endured the cross, disregarding its shame. Now he is seated in the place of honor beside God’s throne. Think of all the hostility he endured from sinful people; then you won’t become weary and lose heart.

- Hebrews 12:1-3

There are always times when each of us needs to stop and re-focus to remember what is right, and to remember that we should keep on keeping on with the things that matter most. This is where I find myself today, and I pray you find yourself there as well. As I think over the past few months, I remember the needs that were seen, those that were met, and most importantly the love that was shared with every life. Last week, I was greatly affected as I spoke to a 12 year old about having a life with God. As I spoke to her, I was able to see the impact that the conversation had on her as she broke down into tears and said yes to Jesus. This is the reason to not lose heart, this is the reason to keep on keeping on. All too often we lose sight of what is the most important because the weight of life and sin slows us down. This is when we must stop and put our focus back on Jesus, and remember that this is not about me or about the way I feel, this is all about Him and His plan for humanity. It’s about His desire that all would come to know him, and our job is just to show His love and goodness. And the most beautiful thing about it all, is that our Sovereign Lord will always be there waiting to help us strip off that weight, re-focus, and keep on keeping on for Him.




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