Numerous Super Bowl players are believers in Jesus

 Click here for This Bible Verse Pushed Philadelphia Eagle’s Hero Nick Foles Back Into the NFL. Foles shared from 2 Corinthians 12:9, detailing how that helped him in his decision to return to the NFL.

“But he said to me, ‘My grace is sufficient for you, for my power is made perfect in weakness.” Therefore I will boast all the more gladly of my weaknesses, so that the power of Christ may rest upon me.’” – 2 Corinthians 12:9

Foles Twitter bio simply reads: “Believer in Jesus Christ, husband, father, son, brother.”

Click here For Carson Wentz & his band of brothers

The “why” has to do with a band of Eagle brothers who are living for an Audience of One: Jesus Christ. At the center is quarterback Carson Wentz, who brought his #AO1 life motto with him when he was drafted in 2016.

He kinda had to; it’s tattooed on his wrist:

“It was kind of a motto I picked up early in my career, and I finally put it on my body just to live with Jesus as my audience. Whether it is playing football, going to school or whatever I’m doing, I’m doing it for the Lord as my audience.”
(Ao1)

Many of these guys came together to create a 15-day devotional series for YouVersion. The theme? Humility and Surrender. (Full series here)

  • Zach talks specifically about his new marriage and building a foundation on Christ, launching the short commentary by reading from Luke 6 about the wise builder (view here).
  • Trey describes his journey of faith and the importance of seeking God with all his heart (view here).
  • Chris launches into full-on teacher mode, describing the Old Testament context for Psalm 91 and why the concept of God as his refuge is near and dear to his heart in a world full of oppression and a life filled with abrasion. Click here
  • Nick speaks on Phil. 4:13 — and in the full context of the passage — something you rarely hear when this verse is used:

Click here  for ‘My Faith in the Lord Means Everything’: How These Eagles and Patriots Are Using Super Bowl LII to Glorify God

Henry Luke 2/2/2017

 

 

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