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Quote of the day
July 19, 2008, 5:05 pm
Filed under: Christianity, Faith, Religion | Tags: ,

From Winkie Pratney’s sermon, “The Bible is Full of Mistakes”

“God did not write the Bible….

       ….For those who like to examine good without doing it.”

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Jesus Digs the Long Ball

Last night’s Home Run Derby was fantastic.  Well, round one was fantastic.  Josh Hamilton’s 28 home runs, including 13 in 13 swings, were, dare I say, Ruthian.  It was wonderful watching someone that has overcome so much do so well.  95 RBI by the All-Star break and then 28 homers in one round of the Derby!  What next?  A 200 RBI season?  MVP?  It’s way too early to say but it’s fun to speculate.

 

What I loved most about the Derby last night was Josh’s acknowledgement of Jesus in the interview with Erin Andrews.  “I’d like to thank my savior Jesus Christ for this opportunity and I give Him all the glory.”  That is awesome!  He was on a HUGE stage last night and could have taken every bit of credit for himself but chose to give the glory to Jesus, his source. 

 

I was already a Josh Hamilton after hearing his story early in the season.  I had a hunch that it was the redemptive power of Christ that turned his life around.  However, my wife had no idea who this cat was and now she is a fan.  She even got a little misty over the whole thing. 

 

Way to go Josh!  And thanks, maybe now she’ll let me watch baseball when she’s around.