What Can We Learn from the Top Athletes? | Ed Stetzer

The Olympics Have Begun! What Can We Learn from the Top Athletes? | The Exchange | A Blog by Ed Stetzer

Believers competing at this level recognize that their capabilities are a gift from God to be used for his glory. In Romans 12, Paul instructs believers, because of God’s mercy, to offer our bodies as a “living sacrifice, holy and pleasing to God,” saying that this is a form of “true and proper worship.”

Many (rightly) apply this to their work, athletics, and other efforts.

Many churchgoers might find this verse and the application quite puzzling. more…

I’m not sure I agree with this application! Interesting thoughts, however. (dcsj)

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