Therefore, since we are surrounded by such a huge crowd of witnesses to the life of faith, let us strip off every weight that slows us down, especially the sin that so easily trips us up. And let us run with endurance the race God has set before us.
We each are in a race. As believers this life is a journey that we are in and we each have a path that the Lord has laid before us. However the outcome for us all as believers is one.
Is there something weighing you down? Is sin taking over your very life? In everyone’s life there’s a sin and a weakness that that plagues us. However there is power given to us to overcome those weaknesses and sins. Is there something holding you back? If so tap into the power you have been given and continue to endure. To endure is to not give up or give in. So as you endure stand strong and hold your head high. There will be many obstacles in this race. There will be many challenges on this journey, and how you handle it matters. Assess yourself and your journey, stripping off any and all things that plagues you and slows you down. You have to take hold of your race. You cannot allow the outcomes of life dictate what you will or can and cannot do. You are already in the race, so be sure to run it with the one who is the author and finisher of that race. Then and only then will you succeed.