Step Up To the Plate: It’s Finally Over

Step Up To the Plate: It’s Finally Over

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Step Up To the Plate:

It’s finally over. What a season, full of elation in victory and anguish in defeat. How did you face it? Did you trust in the Lord and honor Him fully in the difficulties and the triumphs? Did you do the contrary? Did you trust in your own abilities and power to make it through?

The challenges we struggled against this season were more than physical. We did not only battle to put the ball in play and field it cleanly. In fact the physical trouble we faced is rather insignificant compared to the spiritual war we were entrenched in. This conflict was not mainly between our team and an opponent, but rather within us. With every decision and action we mirrored Christ, or mocked Him. I hope that, as this season is finished that you can say with Paul, “I have fought the good fight,I have finished the race,I have kept the faith. (2 Timothy 4:7)”

For those of us who have fought the good fight: realize how great it is that you have glorified God in this time. Rejoice that the Lord is working in you. Acknowledge that, although this is a great accomplishment, it was not accomplished by you, but by God. Also, understand that there is more of the race to run, and this is only a marking point. As you move forward from this profitable time make certain that you seek God even more fervently that you may grow in Him and have an even greater impact for His glory.

For those of us who did not excel as much as we could have: be more focused, intentional, and Christ-centered. Perhaps this season wore on us very heavily, and we did not come through all the time. We said some degrading things we should not have, and did not say some encouraging or beneficial things to our teammates that we should have. Perhaps we glared at an umpire, or rolled our eyes to a coach. We may have simply not worked our hardest. We are all sinful, and will mess up even though we are saved; however as followers of Christ it is our hope to sin less and less so we may become more like Him. If we are honest with ourselves, there is always something we can work on spiritually, and there will be until we are made complete with Christ in heaven.

We may have struggled in this baseball season, or we may struggle in different seasons of our lives, but God is sovereign and He still has a plan for our lives. As Lamentations 3:22-23 says, “The steadfast love of theLordnever ceases; His mercies never come to an end;they are newevery morning; great is Your faithfulness.” As we seek after God He daily reminds us that He has already saved those who believe in Him. Be encouraged! Press on to know Him more fully that you may glorify Him better, and love Him more.

Finally, remember this is only a season. This applies to seasons of struggle and accomplishment; in both cases we must recognize that the present and future are still to be determined. We may have failed, or we may have succeeded in great things for God’s glory, but unless we press on to more fully comprehend who He is and how we can live for Him, we will not become who He wants us to be. Take the Apostle Paul’s advice on continuing the race of the Christian faith. Paul, in Philippians 3:14, says, “Ipress on toward the goal for the prize of theupward call of God inChrist Jesus.” If we press on towards Christ, even if we fail, we will ultimately glorify God.

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