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The Isaiah Olympic Biathlon Isaiah 40:21-31

The Isaiah Olympic Biathlon

After waiting on the Lord, we're ready to fly and to run.

At a Glance

The 2018 Winter Olympics open this coming Friday, February 9, and conclude on Sunday, February 25. Almost 100 nations will participate, competing in 102 events. These events do not include those mentioned by the prophet Isaiah: flying and running. Isaiah also says that success in these ventures is dependent upon one thing: waiting.


Editors' Pick

For material based on today's gospel text, see "The Mulligan Moment," February 6, 2000, at HomileticsOnline.com.


PyeongChang.

Yes, you heard right. The county in South Korea, pronounced pyuhng-chahng.

The 2018 Winter Olympics open this coming Friday, February 9, and conclude on Sunday, February 25. Almost 100 nations will participate, competing in 102 events. From alpine skiing to speed skating, and from biathlon to ski jumping, athletes will throw themselves down slopes, off ramps and across ice in attempts to be faster, higher and stronger, in line with the official Olympic motto (Citius, Altius, Fortius -- Latin for "Faster,...













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