That little word pops up all over the Bible. There are lots of graphic warnings about what to run to and what to run from.
So, here’s today’s question:
What are YOU running to or from?
Meditate on these verses and then watch the video below. It just might change your direction. Forever.
Those who run after other gods will suffer more and more. (Psalm 16:4)
Flee from Babylon! Run for your lives! Do not be destroyed because of her sins. (Jeremiah 51:6)
What will you do on the day of reckoning, when disaster comes from afar? To whom will you run for help? (Isaiah 10:3)
I instruct you in the way of wisdom and lead you along straight paths. When you walk, your steps will not be hampered; when you run, you will not stumble. (Proverbs 4:11-12)
I run in the path of your commands for you have broadened my understanding. (Psalm 119:32)
The name of the Lord is a fortified tower; the righteous run to it and are safe. (Proverbs 18:10)
Those who hope in the Lord will renew their strength. They will soar on wings like eagles; they will run and not grow weary. (Isaiah 40:31)
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. (1 Corinthians 9:24)
Do not run like someone running aimlessly. (1 Corinthians 9:26)
You were running a good race. Who cut in on you to keep you from obeying the truth? (Galatians 5:7)
Anyone who runs ahead and does not continue in the teaching of Christ does not have God; whoever continues in the teaching has both the Father and the Son. (2 John 1:9)
Therefore, since we are surrounded by such a great cloud of witnesses, let us throw off everything that hinders and the sin that so easily entangles. And let us run with perseverance the race marked out for us, fixing our eyes on Jesus, the pioneer and perfecter of faith. (Hebrews 12:1)