Because,” he said in an even voice, “you’re used to winning, so you don’t even think about how, every time there’s a game, both sides get that ‘rah, rah, team’ speech from their coaches both sides hear ‘you’re the best!’ ‘You’ve got to win!’ ‘You’re the greatest!’ But half of the people playing that game are going to walk away losers. Half!

Take care of your soul; it will never lose its tournament if Jesus is the coach of your life. He will substitute your sins for righteousness and you will not be tempted to suffer a penalty for defeat! You are a winner, not a loser!

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