I Corinthians 9:24 (NIV)
“Do you not know that in a race all the runners run, but only one gets the prize? Run in such a way as to get the prize.”
Was Ted Williams the greatest hitter of all times? Possibly! As a young baseball player I heard Ted share tips on hitting that not only impacted my hitting, but also my life!
TIP ONE: THE CURVE BALL IS THE HARDEST TO HIT .
Life Skill Needed : Courage .
“Be strong and courageous, because you will lead these people to inherit the land I swore to my forefathers to give them.” Joshua 1:6 (NIV)
TIP TWO: KNOW THE STRIKE ZONE .
Life Skill Needed : Vision .
“Where there is no revelation, the people cast off restraint; but blessed is he who keeps the law.”
Proverbs 29:18 (NIV)
TIP THREE: PERFECT TIMING .
Life Skill Needed : Patience .
“Let us not become weary in doing good, for at the proper time we will reap a harvest if we do not give up. 10Therefore, as we have opportunity, let us do good to all people, especially to those who belong to the family of believers.” Galatians 6:9-10 (NIV)
TIP FOUR: POWER IS LOCATED IN THE ARMS AND WRISTS .
Life Skill Needed : God’s Power .
“Finally, be strong in the Lord and in his mighty power.” Ephesians 6:10 (NIV)
“Yet to all who received him, to those who believed in his name, he gave the right to become children of God” John 1:12 (NIV)
TIP FIVE: CONFIDENCE IN YOUR ABILITY .
Life Skill Needed : Faith .