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Name the famous guy
Transcript of Name the famous guy
you're not trying.
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Canada: 1 in 12 people between the age of 20-24 years old did not have a high school diploma because they dropped out.
United States: It is estimated 1.2 million students annually drop out of high school in the United States.
Both stats gathered in 2014.
Name the famous person
The Olympic runner
Drop out rates in North America
Anybody can quit, anybody can find the easy way out but God looks for people who have a backbone made of steel.
1 Corinthians 15:58 "Be steadfast immovable,
abounding in the work of the Lord."
Philipians 4:13 says we can do all things through Christ who strengthens us.
Never say die attitude.
Father Anthony Messeih: God wants to work THROUGH your mistakes and shortcomings, NOT IN SPITE of them.
I failed, what next?
Derek Redmond, a British runner specializing in the 400 meters, tore his hamstring halfway through a semi-final race in the 1992 Barcelona Summer Olympics. A favorite for the medals podium, Redmond refused to give up and rose to finish the race despite his intense pain. But the most memorable moment came next, when the runner's father leapt over the railing from the stands and helped his son complete the race. Steps from the finish line and with the crowd cheering them on, he let go of Derek, so his son could cross the finish line by himself.
Our greatest weakness lies in giving up. The most certain way to succeed is always to try just one more time.
Many of life's failures are people who did not realize how close they were to success when they gave up.
I have not failed. I've just found 10,000 ways that won't work.