Am I still in the game?
It raced across my mind,
With my Coach
Am I still aligned?
When temptations come daily,
And sometimes I give in.
I didn’t plan to,
But I did it again.
But then I remember
Whose team I’m on.
The other side already defeated,
And mine victoriously won.
Through my Coach, Jesus,
This win I’ll keep,
I still am in the game.
The end line over I leap!
(Proverbs 3:5-6; Psalm 16:11)
— Charles B. Mayes
Am I Still In The Game? © 2013 by Charles B. Mayes. All Rights Reserved.
Are you still in the game? It’s not easy following Christ, but the rewards are bountiful.
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