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The apostle Paul uses athletic metaphors to describe the way Christians ought to live. We have to discipline ourselves to be able to live in a way that honors God. The story of Wilma Rudolph
is an inspiring illustration of this striving. She overcame childhood polio and being told she would never walk, to winning three gold medals and becoming known as the fastes woman on earth.
This is from a talk that Dr. Sloan gave to HBU students at the beginning of classes one year.
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