For though you have countless guides in Christ, you do not have many fathers. For I became your father in Christ Jesus through the gospel.
The competition we face in this life is one where we are guaranteed to be carried through, for that one the winning team. So the question remains, is there a place for Christians to compete in this life? And when does it go too far?
Our culture has shifted our understanding of what weak or strong means. Jesus says it is not those who extol a worldly understanding of strength that will inherit the earth, but rather the meek. What does Jesus say the meek will inherit the earth?
As a society, we have a need for entertainment. From boxing to MMA sports, these gladiators are looked up to as gods of masculinity. There are underlying failures in our culture that have led to these erroneous caricatures, but they nonetheless bring with them a distortion of the biblical expression of healthy aggression. Learn why a weak man cannot be virtuous.