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When you do what it takes

There was this story from a sport called baseball of a team leader who was considered “a central figure” of his team for his many talents and his “leadership”. In a game, this man of “integrity” has faked getting injured in an attempt to help his team win. None of this would be all too terrible, if it weren’t for two things:

Number one: He confessed that he faked it and didn’t even feel any remorse. Instead, he reasoned that he was told to do something to score and so he did. As simple as that.

Number two: Nobody made a big deal about it. Even their opponents that night admired what he did.

He got the point and the job done. That’s that. Who cares, if he did something foul or even unethical (if you can call cheating unethical at all these days).

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The cry of the Innocent

He was oppressed and treated harshly, yet He never said a word. He was led like a lamb to the slaughter. And as a sheep is silent before the shearers, He did not open His mouth.
(Isaiah 53:7 NLT)

There’s something so powerful about doing the right thing for the sake of doing it right. Even if you yourself don’t like the idea of it (Luke 22:42). Even if the people around you are thinking it’s ludicrous and tell you, you don’t have to do it (Matt. 16:22-23).
Even if you are being attacked for doing the right thing…

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