Sports Spectrum Daily Devotional - Thursday, August 23, 2018

“…those members of the body, which we think to be less honorable, upon these we bestow more abundant honor…” — 1 Corinthians 12:23 (KJV)

Unsung Heroes

Every week of the NFL season, we see and hear about the highlights of each game’s top performers. Many times you will see the running back who ran for a lot of yards and scored touchdowns to help his team win.

This running back always seems to receive the glory and praise for his efforts, but little recognition goes to the unsung heroes of the game. In order for that running back to have had a big game, he first had to have his offensive line helping him and blocking for him, clearing the way for him to be able to run free. These guys who do the dirty work get little praise and honor, while they have a vital role in the team’s success.

In our own spiritual lives and walk with the Lord, there are those around us who have helped us become who we are today. It is because of their efforts and hard work that we have become a success. Yet these people, who helped us get where we are today, receive little praise and recognition for what they have done.

We need to be sure we remember where we were and where we are now, and who helped us to get there. Who are those people in your life who’ve helped you become the person you are today?

Take time to let them know you appreciate them for what they have done for you, and thank them for investing in your life.

Jason Belcher

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