Moses speaking said ‘And the LORD spake unto me, saying, 3 Ye have compassed this mountain long enough: turn you northward.’
•DAILY READING 1 Corinthians 14:1-25; 2 Kings 8; Jonah 3
At the 1936 Olympics, Owens was easily the most dominant athlete to compete. He captured four gold medals (the 100 meter, the long jump, the 200 meter and the 400-meter relay) and broke two Olympic records along the way. Owens’ world record for the broad jump would last 25 years before being broken.
Yet Jesse Owens started out in life with virtually nothing. The son of a sharecropper and the grandson of slaves, Jesse Owens was a frail child who was often sick from battles with chronic bronchial congestion and pneumonia. Still, he was expected to work, and at the young age of seven he was picking up to 100 pounds of cotton a day, to…
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