How to Win Your Spiritual Battles
I. Learn from those who have gone before us - 12:1. "we are surrounded by so great a cloud of witnesses"
A. Their lives are a confirmation to us.
B. Their lives are a challenge to us.
II. Lay aside every weight and sin - 12:1. "lay aside every weight and the sin"
A. Your "weights": The things that slow us.
B. Your weakness (the sin): The things that soil us.
C. Your will: The thing that stops us.
III. Look to our ultimate example - Jesus - 12:2-3. "Looking unto Jesus the author..."
A. Look to Jesus when others pull you down.
B. Look to Jesus when your path becomes difficult.
C. Look to Jesus to bring you to the Father.