Good Morning August 3

Life's Meaning Ministry's Blog

The Olympics are in full swing in London. The news broadcasts who won the gold, and which countries has the most medals. I don’t really follow any of the events, but I was thinking about the training an athlete endures to reach their goal. They work many hours a day for years perfecting their skill. They endure physical pain, and sacrifice certain pleasures to keep their bodies in top condition. They focus all their attention on the victory they desire to attain. There are lessons here for us. Our Lord works in just the opposite fashion from the International Olympic Committee. God has already given us the prize, our slavation, as a free gift through faith in Jesus Christ. But now that we have it, our desire is to draw ever closer to the One who has shown us such great love. It is this desire that should drive us…

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