Wealth is increasingly and unfairly concentrated among a privileged few. Jesus said: “Watch out! Life does not consist in an abundance of possessions”.
Athletes in Action film “Struggle and Triumph” shows how the faith of Olympians Lauryn Williams, Daniel Dias, Li Yan and Wilson Kipsang helps them to overcome the struggles and find their true identity in Christ.
Only those who know they are completely powerless before God, and accept what God did for them, can be saved.
We have to learn that a complainer is no good to the world.
Constantly watching others can make us lose sight of our own goals.
Sometimes, not deciding and just "dithering" is worse than making the wrong choice.
Sometimes we need to take time to think and go back over our actions. You can learn a lot this way, not only when you win, but more especially when you lose.
He is the first swimmer to win three golds in one night. “I learn to trust what God is doing[...] God gave me the talent”, he said.
We do not often remember that bitterness is one of Satan's favourite weapons.