“Simply put, he needed to get his eyes back on the prize.”
For the one who believes in Jesus, there are no greater stakes. To defy fear to become the world record holder for highest jump is amazing. To defy fear for the enduring kingdom of God is of far greater value. We succumb to fear too often and that’s because we’ve taken our eyes off of the greatest prize: Jesus.
Hebrews 12:2: “…fixing our eyes on Jesus…”
Philippians 3:14: “I press on toward the goal for the prize…”