#7 First and Goal: What Football Taught Me About Never Giving Up by Jake Byrne
Description of the book:
Jake Byrne dreamed of playing professional football. He had the size, the talent, the drive…but at age 14, he found out he also had type 1 diabetes.Still, Jake was determined to reach his goal. And God was determined to guide and empower him all along the way.Jake’s journey to the NFL is the backdrop for this collection of inspiring devotions based on nearly a hundred football terms. Jake takes you to the weight room, practice field, and even across the goal line. You’ll feel as if you’re lined up next to him, facing a very large defender you’re about to take down. He also includes Scripture and then ties up each story in a way that feels real and encouraging. You’ll discover…what to do when God calls an audible in your lifehow to respond when God puts you on special teamswhy prayer is never an incomplete passThese quick daily readings will help you press through your own difficulties and experience God’s dream for you.