Rev. Adam Koontz, pastor of Mount Calvary Lutheran Church in Lititz, Pennsylvania, studies Hebrews 12:1-2 on today’s episode: “Therefore, since we are surrounded by so great a cloud of witnesses, let us also lay aside every weight, and sin which clings so closely, and let us run with endurance the race that is set before us, looking to Jesus, the founder and perfecter of our faith, who for the joy that was set before him endured the cross, despising the shame, and is seated at the right hand of the throne of God.” This is the concluding episode in the series “Heroes of Faith Alone.” Rev. Koontz talks about the Christian and Jesus as athlete, pursuit of victory, sin’s clinginess, and finishing well.
“Heroes of Faith Alone” is a mini-series on Sharper Iron featuring a step-by-step walk through Hebrews 11, the “faith” chapter. Learn the legacy of our ancient fathers in the faith and bolster your own conviction.
English Standard Version (ESV)
The Holy Bible, English Standard Version. ESV® Permanent Text Edition® (2016). Copyright © 2001 by Crossway Bibles, a publishing ministry of Good News Publishers.