Healed for "Running" the Race (1 Cor. 9:24; Mk 1:29-31)

Healed for "Running" the Race (1 Cor. 9:24; Mk 1:29-31)

St. Paul invokes the language of athletic competition in his letter to the church at Corinth. With the Superbowl on Sunday and the Winter Olympics starting up in PyeongChang, Korea next week, it’s a timely image. “Do you not know,” St. Paul encourages the church at Corinth, “that in a race the runners all compete, but only one receives the prize? Run in such a way that you might win it.”

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