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Philippians 4:10-13

September 18, 2016

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I can do all things through him who gives me strength. (Philippians 4:13)

If you are like me, you enjoyed watching the Olympics a few weeks ago. The things those athletes can do amaze me. They seem to have super human powers. I was a pretty good athlete when I was younger, but I could only dream of being an Olympian. Maybe I should have recited Philippians 4:13 more. Perhaps I would have made it. Our verse for today is connected to sports quite a bit. People use it to inspire them to reach their goals or win their games. That's fair enough, but there is a depth of meaning in this verse that goes deeper than crossing the finish line and winning a gold medal. Seen in its larger context, this verse is more powerful than we think.

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