Your Family Wins!
Series: Faithbook of Jesus Devotional
Similarly, if anyone competes as an athlete, he does not receive the victor’s crown unless he competes according to the rules.
— 2 Timothy 2:5
John Maxwell said, “To be a winner, you must allow God to work in your life.” Did you know most people secretly believe winners accomplish what they do because they have it easier than everyone else? Athletes aren’t just lucky. They have more talent. In other words, their circumstances aren’t better than ours. The Bible says an athlete plays by the rules to win the game. John Maxwell also said,
People who succeed often do so because they are able to overcome terrible odds and miserable circumstances. If a leader faces a deck stacked against him or her, that leader has to start overcoming obstacles in his or her life.
In the Bible, King Josiah faced major obstacles. He was only eight years old when he became king. He came from a legacy of leaders during some of Israel’s worst times. He didn&rsq ...
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