Don't Quit

In the middle of winter, a terrible storm had dumped two and a half feet of snow on a city. The snow had finally stopped, and now it was time to begin digging out.

Arthur found his old snow shovel in the garage, put on his thermal underwear, two pair of pants, a flannel shirt, his heaviest coat, his boots and his gloves and went out to the driveway.

He had been shoveling for about an hour and a half when two boys carrying snow shovels approached him. "Can we shovel your snow, mister?" one of them asked. "Only ten dollars!"

Puzzled, Arthur huffed out a reply. "Can't you see that I'm doing it myself?"

"Sure," said the boy. "That's why we asked. We're getting most of our business from people who are half way through and feel like quitting!"

Have you ever felt like quitting?  I mean — spiritually speaking. Have you ever felt like quitting? I have — not today — not last week — but I've felt like quitting.

Don’t quit. Run to God’s Word for the encouragement you need today.

Have a great day, and keep moving forward!

Suggested Bible Reading

Hebrews 12:1-3

Prayer Guide

Today as you pray…

Ask the Holy Spirit to strengthen your walk with Christ.

Reflect on what Christ has done for you so that you can continue to run the race He has set before you.

Find a way to encourage someone else to continue running the Christian race for the sake of Jesus Christ.