I love the AFL Grand Final. Each year I watch all the lead up programs and sit on the couch and watch the whole game. Whether my team is playing or not I really enjoy it.
As I was reading Isaiah 40 today I thought if I was playing I would write these verses on my forearm strapping so I could read them during the game…
Have you never heard? Have you never understood? The Lord is the everlasting God, the Creator of all the earth. He never grows weak or weary. No one can measure the depths of his understanding. He gives power to the weak and strength to the powerless. Even youths will become weak and tired, and young men will fall in exhaustion. But those who trust in the Lord will find new strength. They will soar high on wings like eagles. They will run and not grow weary. They will walk and not faint. (Isaiah 40:28-31 NLT)
That would give me strength and encouragement if my energy was flagging.
As my team is not playing I do not have a clear favourite I am going for. I really like Hawthorn as a team, and since they lost the Grand Final last year I would not mind if they won. In saying that though, I am from WA where the Fremantle Dockers are from, so I should go for them too.
Either way I hope it is a great game and the best team wins. I just hope both teams kick accurately and it is won by good play rather than missed set shots.