I believe God made me for a purpose, 
but he also made me fast.  
And when I run, I feel His pleasure






As they travel to Paris for the Olympic games, Eric Liddell learns that his race will be run on Sunday, and it is his conviction that he cannot run on the Sabbath. The Prince of Wales himself pressures Eric Liddell to honor king and country above God, and Eric Liddell's response to this pressure is a beautiful example of a respectful but firm resolve to do what is right. Eric refuses to run in the race he was scheduled for, and instead chooses to compete in a race for which he has not trained....

[ Note: Don't miss the spot in the movie when a fellow athlete hands Liddell a scrap of paper upon which is written : In the old book it says, He that honors Me, I will honor.  Eric is holding that paper clutched tightly in his fist during the entire race...

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