Ray Lewis and Pslams 91

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  1. Crabtownboy

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    Did anyone notice in the win in Denver and again in the win against New England Ray Lewis had an undershirt that on its front said, "Pslams 91"? And did anyone watch the interview after the New England win where Lewis talked about God?

    http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=NfGgOhbYi4g
     
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  2. InTheLight

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    Yep, saw the interview last week and was pleasantly surprised by the credit he gave to God. It didn't sound like the typical athlete giving praise, it seemed sincere and heartfelt.

    See: http://www.latimes.com/sports/sportsnow/la-sp-sn-ray-lewis-psalm-91-20130107,0,4919805.story
     
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    I saw the special on NFL network last week, sounds like he is a believer. Never knew that, always heard the bad stuff in the media (shocked).
     
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    Well, in the world of professional sports, it isn't that love covers a multitude of sins, but being a consistant winner covers anything.

    I hope he is a Christian. I hope that Psalm 91 is meaningful to him - meaningful enough change his lifestyle. He's sharing the scripture via his jersy with his fans and the cameras, but is he sharing the Word with his 7 children and his 5 baby mamas? (He just recently copped to the 7th child and 5th mother. Child support is still in the works.)

    He says that the suffering families of the two men murdered - the murders of which charges against him were dropped in exchange for his pointing the finger at his two body guards - he says these families will never know the truth.

    Why not? Why can't he just spit the truth out?

    I really don't care for custom of people - athletes or otherwise - who brandish scripture passages on their clothing, but whose lives don't bear out it out.

    This 7th child that he just admitted to fathering is 11 years old, so maybe this is in his past. Maybe that night when he and his two body guards fled the scene and left two dead men - maybe he just sat in the car and the two body guards did all the stabbing and killing. I don't know. No one knows.

    I'd much rather see a man like this NOT write scripture on his clothes, but talk to people - fans, young people, and the media about a life change in himself.

    I truly hope he shows everyone that's the case. If it's true and he's a changed man, then he has a lot of clout and could really be a voice to a LOT of people in his life for Christ.
     
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    Or less he has changed a lot, his personal reputation isn't that hot down here in Fl. He has kids by different women and the woman he is living with isn't his wife.
    I still wonder about that deal in Atlanta. I pray what I'm reading is true, it would be a big change. But adultery or fornication doesn't seem to bother him but to see that I must be into legalism.
     
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    It's funny how narcissistic liberals pick & choose who means it, and who doesn't. Ann Coulter claims Christ, but the author of this thread would never give her the benefit of the same doubt given to a guy who is complicit in a double murder. I could name others.

    I remember the press conference...."I'm black, and I'm blessed" was all he would say. He has never had to tell the truth about that night. That is his legacy.



    :applause:
     
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    Psalm 91 is one of the "Wisdom Psalms", where people are cautioned to hold onto traditional teachings of the O/T prophets. They draw a distinct line between the way of the righteous, and the way of the wicked. An ironic choice for him, as well as his doe-eyed fans.

    Question....

    If said as a prayer, would Psalm 91 save you ?

    My answer is no.

    Anyone else ?
     
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    Sports figures thanking the almighty for victories in a game are a strange thing to me. God does not root for one team over another, best as I can tell. This is why I was glad the Tebow sideshow left Denver, so the Broncos could return to concentrating of football.
     
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    Tim Tebow has character and always thanks God- win or lose. If that's a "sideshow", then may his tribe increase!

    As for Ray Lewis, I have learned more about the man here on the BB than I knew before. Perhaps ignorance in certain instances is to be desired.
     

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