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In sports, one of the more famous acronyms is, GOAT.
It stands for the Greatest of All Time. We can think of several worthy athletes who have earned such a distinction besides their names. Players like Lebron James, Serena Williams, Michael Jordan, Muhammad Ali, Wayne Gretzky, Cristiano Ronaldo, and the list goes on.
But what is it that made those athletes so great, they stood out among their peers?
At a minimum I think most of us would agree that they have (or had) a great work ethic, they eat right, they get proper sleep, they don't smoke or drink (not the serious ones), and they have a champion-mindset in that they don't stop even when they want to give up or even when it hurts. Thus, they have remarkable perseverance, endurance, stamina, and strength.
Although they are extraordinarily talented and are champions at its finest, none of them is the true and real GOAT.
Yes, I said it.
There is only one man who reigns above them all. There is only one man who was, is, and always will be the Greatest of All Time. His name is Jesus. He did what none of those athletes will ever do. He died for us. He took all of our sinsand He took the punishment for us. So, now when we make mistakes and a whole host of other errors of our ways, we don't have to die for them (it was like that at one point in history). Jesus ensures we still live. We are already forgiven.
So clearly, there is only one GOAT who has ever lived and will continue to live for eternity. While I applaud the many tremendous accomplishments of those athletes, none of them can do that.
Jesus Christ is the one and only. Today we are saved by His grace. Thank God.
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