Second Timothy -17 says that “All Scripture is breathed out by God and profitable for teaching, for reproof, for correction, and for training in righteousness, that the man of God may be complete, equipped for every good work.” The part where it says that it’s useful for “training in righteousness” sounds just like coach-speak.
The verse that says Scripture is “breathed out by God” is the same word used for God breathing into Adam the breath of life. God’s Word is life and brings eternal life and so there is no doubt that the readers of the Bible will be inspired by the Author of the book, God Himself. They can be the difference between success and failure.
Even though I had shin splints in running, at the end of the games, we had more “run” left in us than the other teams did most of the time.I have never forgotten him and today he is 80 years old and he still remembers me as the guy who wouldn’t quit.I have so much respect for him, even after all these years, and so coaches…here’s to you.Notice it doesn’t say that you will obtain it but that you may obtain it.No promises, just run so you have a chance to obtain it. Certainly bodily training is of value but the value of godliness will extend into all of your teams life.When the woman climbed into the boat, only then was she able to see the shore which was less than a hundred yards away.