The Race of Faith

Stacey Mapes

Midland SDA Church

July 29, 2017



1.       What is faith? Heb 11:1&6

2.       To Run the Christian Marathon of faith we must run with endurance on the course set before us and maintain the vision of the prize.

3.       Steps to run the marathon

A.      Commit to running it.  1 Cor 9: 24-25

B.      Training schedule (Pray and Study of the word)

C.      Motivation for running, vision of the prize. 1Tim 6:11-12

D.      Accountability. 2 Tim 3:16

E.       Get rid of baggage and vices. Heb 12

F.       Tool to push through the wall. Eph 6:14

G.     Take encouragement. Heb 11:29-30

H.      Dig deep and finish strong. 2 Tim 4:7-8