As Christians celebrated the death and resurrection of Jesus this weekend, people from around the sports world gave thanks for the sacrifice Christ made on our behalf.
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The greatest act of love this Earth has ever seen took place here— 2000 years ago! Jesus carried his cross down the Via Dolorosa on the way to Golgotha where he allowed himself to be the final sacrifice for all of mankind— Establishing his eternal kingdom forever! Incredibly grateful for this sacrificial, unending love from our savior Jesus Christ! #goodfriday
IM REFLECTING ON HOW BLESSED AND THANKFUL I AM ON THIS GOOD FRIDAY.!!! 🙏🏾🙏🏾🙏🏾
— JAE CROWDER (@CJC9BOSS) April 19, 2019
“When he had received the drink, Jesus said, “It is finished.” With that, he bowed his head and gave up his spirit.”
John 19:30 #ThankYou
— LaVall Jordan (@LaVall_Jordan) April 19, 2019
Father, help us to see how magnificent your love is for us!
Seeing Jesus on Good Friday: https://t.co/7v21geQamg
— Maya Moore (@MooreMaya) April 19, 2019
1 John 4:10 “In this is love, not that we have loved God but that He loved us and sent His Son to be the propitiation for our sins.”
— Jaccob Slavin (@Jslavin74) April 20, 2019
On Easter Sunday, football players from the professional and college ranks rejoiced that Jesus defeated death by rising from the grave.
The tomb is empty and he has risen! Victory is found in Jesus!
Happy Easter everybody!
— Carson Wentz (@cj_wentz) April 21, 2019
He is Risen! Happy Easter! pic.twitter.com/vej3kpQTKO
— Patrick DiMarco (@PatDiMarco42) April 22, 2019
Jesus has Risen! Happy Easter !
— JakefromStateFromm (@FrommJake) April 21, 2019
We are undeserving of your everlasting love. Thank you Jesus. He is Risen!
— Rex Burkhead (@RBrex34) April 21, 2019
Athletes from a wide variety of sports joined in the celebration.
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The tomb is empty! He has risen! Have a blessed Resurrection Sunday! ● 25.Jesus said unto her, I am the resurrection, and the life: he that believeth in me, though he were dead, yet shall he live: 26. And whosoever liveth and believeth in me shall never die. Believest thou this? -John 11:25-26 📖 #resurrectionsunday ● Whom God hath raised up, having loosed the pains of death: because it was not possible that he should be holden of it.-Acts 2:24 📖 #deathcouldnotholdhim ● O death, where is thy sting? O grave, where is thy victory?-1 Corinthians 15:55📖 #victorythroughchrist 🙏🏾🛐✝
Happy Easter! Christ has risen! Death has been conquered!
— Steven Souza Jr. (@SouzaJr) April 21, 2019
“And if the Spirit of him who raised Jesus from the dead is living in you, he who raised Christ from the dead will also give life to your mortal bodies because of his Spirit who lives in you.”
Romans 8:11 NIV
Let the truth of the resurrection of Jesus shine through you!
— Jonathan Isaac (@jisaac_01) April 21, 2019
Happy Easter everyone! ✝️
— William Byron (@WilliamByron) April 21, 2019
I’m far from perfect. I’m a sinner. Conformity to the word of God and not the world is a constant battle. But Jesus defeated death and arose from the pits of destruction, with all power! Now, I too possess the same power 2 overcome any obstacle that blurs my path. He has Risen! pic.twitter.com/AwgZ8jDFLa
— andrew mccutchen (@TheCUTCH22) April 21, 2019
— Rocco Grimaldi (@RGrimaldi23) April 21, 2019
LAFC forward Christian Ramirez scored a goal in his team’s 4-1 win over the Seattle Sounders on Sunday night and gave thanks to God on Instagram afterward.
Coaches also took to social media on Easter, joyfully proclaiming Jesus’ resurrection.
HE IS RISEN!! HE IS RISEN!! HE IS RISEN!!
— dawnstaley (@dawnstaley) April 21, 2019
THANK YOU JESUS!
— Mike Boynton (@thacoachmike) April 21, 2019
Jesus proved that no darkness is permanent.Death not final. Maybe there’s a hope in ur heart that has been buried, locked behind a heavy stone.When nothing seems 2be happening on the surface, take heart;Dont mistake His stillness for being finished! Hope is new 2day.HE IS RISEN!
— Hugh Freeze (@CoachHughFreeze) April 21, 2019
Easter Sunday! He is Risen!!! He is God! 🌅☀️🌸
— CoachYo (@YolettMcCuin) April 21, 2019
Analysts chimed in as well, including ESPN’s Kirk Herbstreit, who posted a video of evangelist Franklin Graham.
Most important day of the year!!
He is Risen!
Have a great day…Happy Easter!
— Kirk Herbstreit (@KirkHerbstreit) April 21, 2019
The best news we could ever hear. “Then the angel spoke to the women. “Don’t be afraid!” he said. “I know you are looking for Jesus, who was crucified. He isn’t here! He is risen from the dead, just as he said would happen. Come, see where his body was lying.”
Matthew 28:5-6 NLT pic.twitter.com/i8ke25OhG5
— Tony Dungy (@TonyDungy) April 21, 2019
According to the Scriptures, Christ died for our sins; was buried; he was raised on the third day;and those who believe in him shall not perish but have eternal life. A Blessed Easter and Resurrection Day!! 🙏🏾🙏🏾🙏🏾
— Clark Kellogg (@ClarkKelloggCBS) April 21, 2019
Always humbled by Easter every year. I hope everyone had a great Resurrection Day! This song is a must listen too on Easter every year. https://t.co/A9CSwvx3Oh
— David Pollack (@davidpollack47) April 22, 2019
Please read this….Many of us celebrated Easter today. It’s not some made up story or fairy tale. It really happened. Jesus died and 3 days later He rose up out of that grave. What you decide in your own heart about that is THE most important decision you will ever make.
— Jimmy Dykes (@CoachJimmyDykes) April 21, 2019
HE IS RISEN!! Our Lord and Savior, the redeemer of all things LIVES!
— Joel Klatt (@joelklatt) April 21, 2019
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