Gotta Know Someone

Hebrews 7:25 Wherefore he is able also to save them to the uttermost that come unto God by him, seeing he ever liveth to make intercession for them. A couple years ago, I had the bright idea to drive to Louisville, Kentucky and play the prestigious Valhalla Golf Club. The course has been the site…

Infections

1 Chronicles 10:7 And when all the men of Israel that were in the valley saw that they fled, and that Saul and his sons were dead, then they forsook their cities, and fled: and the Philistines came and dwelt in them. In a foursome, there is always that one person who is having a bad day.…

Solid Footing

Haggai 2:9 The glory of this latter house shall be greater than of the former, saith the LORD of hosts: and in this place will I give peace, saith the LORD of hosts. Every sport has both internal mental pressures as well as external physical pressures which must be overcome for success. Golf is no…

Second Hand

Acts 19:13 Then certain of the vagabond Jews, exorcists, took upon them to call over them which had evil spirits the name of the Lord Jesus, saying, We adjure you by Jesus whom Paul preacheth. We all have those friends who buy a bunch of golf clubs during the course of a season. I will…

Aim Toward The Rock

Psalms 61:2 From the end of the earth will I cry unto thee, when my heart is overwhelmed: lead me to the rock that is higher than I. David was greatly burdened by the betrayal and revolt of his favorite son Absalom. Not only did Absalom want to have the power, but he wanted his dad's head…

All Cleaned Up

Zephaniah 3:1 Woe to her that is filthy and polluted, to the oppressing city! As much as a well-manicured and pristine course may seemingly look by its plush fairways and putting surfaces, little things such as overrunning trash cans and a worn tee box sign can destroy the overall appearance of a golf course. One…

I Reckon

Ephesians 4:3 Endeavouring to keep the unity of the Spirit in the bond of peace. During a competitive round, each of the players keeps a scorecard for himself or herself as well as for the other playing partners. Once the final putt on 18 is holed, the scores are reconciled before they are submitted for…

Empowered

Psalms 119:54 Thy statutes have been my songs in the house of my pilgrimage. Golf is full of seemingly arbitrary and capricious rules that we feel are overly penal especially to us who are known to hit balls over fences. Thankfully, a few of these rules were relaxed for 2019, but many still remain in…

Regrets

Zechariah 8:13 And it shall come to pass, that as ye were a curse among the heathen, O house of Judah, and house of Israel; so will I save you, and ye shall be a blessing: fear not, but let your hands be strong. After a round of golf, basketball game or even running a 5k race, we…

Still Got Time

Matthew 16:28 Verily I say unto you, There be some standing here, which shall not taste of death, till they see the Son of man coming in his kingdom. When a golf round starts off bad, there is always the hope of a few birdies on the remaining holes which will clean up a scorecard.…