We Need Strength to Run Our Race!
1Cor. 9:24:  Know ye not that they which run in a race all run, but one receiveth the prize?  So run, that ye may obtain. 
First – We need our strength renewed!
Isaiah 40:31:  But they that wait upon the Lord shall renew their strength; they shall mount up with wings as eagles; they shall run, and not be weary; and they shall walk, and not faint.  
Second – We need a new song!
Psalm 40:3:  And he hath put a new song in my mouth, even praise unto our God; many shall see it, and fear, and shall trust in the Lord.
Third – We need a new hunger for the Word of God and the Presence of God!
Psalm 42:1:  As the hart panteth after the water brooks, so panteth my soul after thee, O God.
Fourth – We need to get our desire focused on Jesus!
Psalm 27:4:  One thing have I desired of the LORD, that will I seek after; that I may dwell in the house of the LORD all the days of my life, to behold the beauty of the LORD, and to enquire in His temple. 
Pastors Bill and Debbie Smalt