Sports Spectrum Daily Devotional: Friday, November 29

“There is no fear in love. But perfect love drives out fear…” — 1 John 4:18

The Fearless Champion

By leaving the comfort and security of home, he entered a fierce competition against a powerful dark force. The greatest ever born, yet was willing to be nothing, so we could be something.

He touched the infectious skin of a leper to heal this isolated captive. He went the extra mile, in the heat, just to redeem an outcast’s life. He lost His reputation to set a nameless prostitute free.

Misunderstood, tempted, rejected, threatened, abandoned, betrayed, mocked, yet He stood firm. Badly bleeding, He walked a mountain alone, while carrying the weight of a world that stood against Him.

Though outnumbered by His opponents He never gave in, He never gave up. And He took the ultimate victory on the cross.

JESUS won!

Leaha Shaikh

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