Monday, October 7, 2013

The Torch Relay Begins Today

The Olympic Flame for the Sochi 2014 Winter Olympics was lit on Sunday September 29, 2013.Which took place at a Flame Lighting ceremony in Olympia, Greece; where the Ancient Olympic games began over 3000 years ago. The torch relay will begin today, October 7,2013 and will carry the Olympic Flame until it reaches the Opening ceremony of the Olympic Games in Sochi on February 7,2014.It has been reported that this will be the longest Torch Relay in the history of the Winter Olympics . And this is the first time for Russia to host the Winter Olympics.
But there is another Olympic flame that was ignited over 2000 years ago, that still burns today.Whose flames were lit on the day of Pentecost when the fire that represented the Holy Spirit, ignited the Christian faith in Acts chapter 2. And began the longest and most enormous competition the world has ever seen,the Christian Olympics.
The Christian Olympics: Going for the Gold Crowns ( )  by S.E.Gregg, is the unveiling of the Bible's comparison of the Christian race/life to the Olympic Games.Discover the rich metaphors of athletic competition found in the scriptures that are perfect for the endurance, longevity, and persistence needed to finish the race of faith.Readers will actually visualize themselves in a spiritual athletic competition which has never been done before in a Christian book.

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