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Daily Devotional: How To Run the Race

Looking unto Jesus the author and finisher of our faith. HEBREWS 12:2 "Too much occupied with our work, we can forget our Master, it is possible to have the hands full and the heart empty." - Theodore Monod Christ Himself is to be the single object of our attention in the spiritual race which we pursue. The word looking comes from a verb which means to look away from. It denotes the idea of viewing with undivided, fixed, earnest attention. This is the look of total dependence upon Christ for all we need as we run. Christ is the source of all our requirements. Thus the verse can be read, Looking into Jesus, a deep, penetrating look, filling our minds with all that Christ is, constantly communing with Him and drawing out of Him strength for the course. To run looking into Jesus also indicates total obedience. In the context, Paul reminds us that there is a race set before us (v. 1). We must fix our purpose on that race and allow nothing to divert our attentio