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...If We Do Not Give Up

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“I’d just encourage people that in life you’re going to face adversity and if you persevere, you can get through that, and just never give up. You can achieve dreams and achieve goals you never thought you would be able to achieve.” -Nathan Patterson
And let us not grow weary of doing good, for in due season we will reap, if we do not give up.
Galations 6:9 You may not have heard about Nathan Patterson yet... but his story has been getting lots of publicity lately.  I have been struggling with what to post recently until I heard about this young man who I believe is an example and encouragement for all of us fellow Christians.

If you haven't heard his story, the following 2 minute video from ABC News is a good introduction...


Nathan made his debut last night, striking out all 3 batter's that he faced.  Initially it was reported that he pitched the elusive "Immaculate Inning" but he later said it must have been a typo.  An immaculate inning is when you strike out …

Colossians 3:2-4

Set your minds on things that are above, not on things that are on earth. For you have died, and your life is hidden with Christ in God. When Christ who is your life appears, then you also will appear with him in glory.

1 Peter 2:9

But you are a chosen race, a royal priesthood, a holy nation, a people for his own possession, that you may proclaim the excellencies of him who called you out of darkness into his marvelous light.

Philippians 3:20-21

But our citizenship is in heaven, and from it we await a Savior, the Lord Jesus Christ, who will transform our lowly body to be like his glorious body, by the power that enables him even to subject all things to himself.