Onward to the End
2 Timothy 4:7 “I fought the good fight, I finished the race, I kept the faith!”
We all need good examples to follow, so I thank God for showing me that it is still possible to run the race of life and run it to the very end!
1. THE GOOD FIGHT – How can we know which battles to fight and which to avoid? God is able to lead us to the battles that are RIGHT and NECESSARY to fight. Not only that, He will also give us what we need to fight well – strength, armor, strategy, and guidance. All this and more is found in Christ Jesus! Let Him fight our battles!
2. THE FINISHED RACE – To make it to the end of a race, we must prepare, practice, and cross the finish line. We get prepared by being teachable and having an active desire for growth. We learn as long as we are alive, as they say! We practice by doing our small daily tasks the best we can. We shouldn’t get lazy but should be faithful and persistent. We cross the finish line if we don’t stop running. Don’t give up! My prayer is that we will run the race to the end. And yours? Let us be persistent, steadfast, and unshakable, so we can finish the race.
3. THE FAITH KEPT – I have always been fascinated by heroes of the faith. I have studied them, learned from them, admired them! I pray that I would be one of them. How do we keep the faith? First, God wants us to put our trust in Him. Then the second part is ACTION – works done in faith! Remember that faith without works is dead. Don’t rest on your past success. A faith that is kept is one that is always active and ready. It is used every day as we walk step by step.
My prayer for each of us is that we can join Paul in saying these words at the end of our life and ministry.
“I fought the good fight, I finished the race, I kept the faith!”
I am grateful for Sebastian and Georgina’s lifelong work and service, for all they have done and achieved in their ministry to us. They are faithfully finishing their race and handing over the baton to us. May the Lord help us to do the same as they have done, faithfully serving to the very end.
Let this be our life, too!
For Christ, Darko Adamek
Daily Prayer Guide
We pray the team meeting at the CEF camp in Mrčajevci will be a blessing and encouragement. We pray we will be able to have all our planned summer activities so that boys and girls can hear the Gospel.
For the summer, we plan some tract distribution outreaches. May the LORD help us be spiritually well-prepared for this battle, and give us many open doors. We pray that children and their parents will receive these tracts with open hearts.
Pray for the Child Evangelism Fellowship® (CEF®) team to be able to communicate the deep Bible truths to children in a fresh and understandable way during the Bible camps. Pray also for the work of the Holy Spirit in the hearts of the boys and girls that many of them may turn to the LORD Jesus.
We pray that the children will understand the true meaning of Jesus, and that God is a loving Father. Pray for our church to start working with children. Covid-19 is still a problem.
We pray for the 40 summer missionaries who will start their ministry in July. We pray for the organization of all the training and camp programs (especially the Summer Missionaryprogram in Eger) with regards to the COVID-19 pandemic prohibitions.
We pray for the chance to organize outdoor meetings for children in a few housing estates in five cities in the Silesia region during the summer holidays. With God’s help and the Church’s commitment, we would like to see children influenced by the Gospel, and volunteers enthusiastically sharing what Jesus has done for them.
If it is allowed, we want to organize a children’s camp this month. Pray we will have wisdom in our preparations for this, and that we will be able to find a good location for the camp.
Projects to pray for
Every Child in Europe is a project of Children Evangelism Fellowship of
Europe in order to promote some of the giving opportunities within the
mission. All finances given through www.everychildineurope.com are used for evangelising children in Europe (unless stated otherwise).
Bereg Camp is a Christian camp, run by Child Evangelism Fellowship® (CEF®).
Bereg Camp It is situated in Western Ukraine close to Beregszász, on a beautiful sunny hill, surrounded by forests and vineyards. The goal of the Bereg Camp is: to provide full accommodation for groups of children and adults in Christian environment to know the message of Salvation and experience a Christian fellowship.
Let us not become weary in doing good, for at the proper time, we will reap a harvest if we do not give up.