Posts Tagged ‘1 Corinthians 9’

New Beginnings

“Do you not know that in a race all the runners run, but only one gets the prize? Run in such a way as to get the prize.” –1 Corinthians 9:24 Read: 1 Corinthians 9 Last week I had the opportunity to travel, work and write. At one particular location, I had an ocean view, […]


Discipline Determines Destiny

I discipline my body like an athlete, training it to do what it should.” –1 Corinthians 9:27 Read: 1 Corinthians 9 >> AUDIO: To hear this entry read by Jimmy Peña, click here. I recently had the pleasure of meeting Dr. Charles Stanley with In Touch Ministries in Atlanta, Georgia. He delivered a message entitled, “Discipline […]


Gumption

“Therefore I do not run like a man running aimlessly; I do not fight like a man beating the air.” —1 Corinthians 9:26 Read: 1 Corinithans 9 I’m definitely old-fashioned, but who reading this remembers tryouts? I thought of it yesterday when I asked, “Who won?” to a young boy and his mom as they came […]


Pick A Food Fight

“And everyone who is striving, has self-control in all things.” –1 Corinthians 9:25 Read: 1 Corinthians 9 At PrayFit, we place a great deal of emphasis on healthy eating habits in order that you might live more abundant lives. Of course, we believe that this life is vapor-quick and that no matter how many good […]


Make Believe

“So I run with purpose in every step. I am not just shadowboxing.” –1 Corinthians 9:26 Read: 1 Corinthians 9 As I was leaving Gio’s Boxing Gym in Burbank (Calif.), amid the familiar cadence of speed bags and jump ropes, something a cornerman yelled to his boxer caught my attention. “Stop trying to look like a fighter […]


GUMPTION

“Therefore I do not run like a man running aimlessly; I do not fight like a man beating the air.” — 1 Corinthians 9:26 I’m definitely old-fashioned, but who reading this remembers tryouts? I thought of it yesterday when I asked, “Who won?” to a young boy and his mom as they came back from […]


MAKE BELIEVE

October 21, 2011 Read: 1 Corinthians 9 “So I run with purpose in every step. I am not just shadowboxing.” –1 Corinthians 9:26 As I was leaving Gio’s Boxing Gym in Burbank (Calif.) yesterday, amid the familiar cadence of speed bags and jump ropes, something a cornerman yelled to his boxer caught my attention. “Stop […]


DISCIPLINE DETERMINES DESTINY

August 15, 2011 Read 1 Corinthians 9 “I discipline my body like an athlete, training it to do what it should.” –1 Corinthians 9:27 Yesterday, Dr. Charles Stanley with In Touch Ministries in Atlanta, Georgia delivered a message entitled, “Discipline Determines Destiny.” Of course, he made it clear that he wasn’t talking about eternal destiny, […]


26.2…THE FINISH

July 19, 2011 Read: 1 Corinthians 9 “Do you not know that in a race all the runners run, but only one gets the prize? Run in such a way as to get the prize.” –1 Corinthians 9:24 Twenty-six miles. Well, 26.2 to be exact. Driving back from San Diego, Loretta checked the online results […]


THE VERY IDEA

July 18, 2011 Read 1 Corinthians 9 “No, I beat my body and make it my slave.” –1 Corinthians 9:27 Last week I had the unique opportunity to be interviewed by The L.A Times on the subject of faith and fitness. Whether or not my input makes the article, I’m not sure, but it was […]