Wednesday, January 2, 2019

Isaiah 40:30-31

What part of your sport comes so easily to you that you seem to effortlessly soar in it?  When does competition seem to flow naturally and relaxed?  The prophet Isaiah knew of such feelings and writes about them in today’s scripture.

At Isaiah chapter 40 and in verses 30 and 31 it says, “Even youths grow tired and weary, and young men stumble and fall; but those who hope in the Lord will renew their strength.  They will soar on wings like eagles; they will run and not grow weary, they will walk and not be faint.”

What an exciting promise!  As we trust God, as we place our hope in His love for us, we will be renewed and able to soar like eagles.  Can you really believe that simply trusting Christ will make a real difference in your performance on the field of competition?  What do you have to lose?

As you prepare to compete today, take the chance to ask God for His transforming power in your weary, aching body.  Ask Him to strengthen your tired legs and to breathe courage into your fainting spirit.  Trust strongly and compete courageously.

Bible Reading Plan:
Acts 1:12-26
Psalm 2
Genesis 3 and 4