Part 6: We glorify God in sports when we play with humility

(9:06 Length)

  • Begin each lesson by reading 1 Corinthians 10:31. “So, whether you eat or drink, or whatever you do, do all to the glory of God.”
  • Discuss the third practice: We glorify God in sports when we play with humility.
  • How does a humble athlete accept correction or critique?
  • How can you celebrate your teammate’s accomplishments and contributions during the competition?
  • What does it mean to be gracious in defeat and humble in victory?
  • Mahaney stated that the “humble athlete understands the test of adversity and the test of prosperity.” What does he mean by this?
  • What are some positive examples of gracious athletes in sports? What are some examples of modest athletes in sports? How about some negative examples?

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