"Operating the Race": A biography by Eric Liddell
You may know Eric Liddell from the Oscar-winning film Chariots of Fire. The film tells the remarkable story of his victory in the 400-meter race at the 1924 Olympic Games in Paris – a timeless moment in sports history.
Most biographies focus on either Liddell, the athlete, or Liddell, the missionary. in the Running races, Author John Keddie brings the two together. This full portrait shows an ordinary man who served God in an extraordinary way and whose adventurous life was characterized by deep faith, great humility and breathtaking sporting success.
Liddell's inspiring life story encourages us to give loyalty to God priority over all earthly endeavors. If you're looking for a pleasant summer reading at a time when the 2020 Olympics would normally have taken place, Running races is the perfect choice. More importantly, you will benefit from learning how Liddell's athletic success was fueled by his deep love for God and his desire to offer everything he did for God's glory.
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