“Therefore we also, since we are surrounded by so great a cloud of witnesses, let us lay aside every weight, and the sin which so easily ensnares us, and let us run with endurance the race that is set before us, looking unto Jesus, the author and finisher of our faith, who for the joy that was set before Him endured the cross, despising the shame, and has sat down at the right hand of the throne of God.” Hebrews 12:1-2
…with purpose and a goal
will judge the race
“He who rejects Me, and does not receive My words, has that which judges him — the word that I have spoken will judge him in the last day.”
2 Corinthians 5:10
There is a prize for ALL that endure to the end!
1 Cor 9:24-25; Heb 9:27; Phil 2:16; 1 Cor 15:58; Phil 3:13-14
“I have fought the good fight,I have finished the race, I have kept the faith. Finally, there is laid up for me the crown of righteousness, which the Lord, the righteous Judge, will give to me on that Day, and not to me only but also to all who have loved His appearing.”2 Timothy 4:7-8