Each day that goes by God's children are closer to glory, to heaven, and to God's presence.
Vasile Safta, an evangelical, is the helper of a crew that won the competition four years in a row: “Through situations like this I can reflect my love for God”.
Most of the players were born in Latin America. At the trophy ceremony, they prayed to “give honour and glory to God”.
The Christian athlete won the gold medal at the World Championships in Hungary, the first Dominican woman to win in that category.
The British diver got 10m platform gold medal. She had previously won 3 medals at the Commonwealth Games, quoting the Bible after her victories.
The American runner won 400m hurdles gold medal at the World Athletics Championships. “Prayer coupled with hard work culminated in 50.68 seconds”.
The Jamaican athlete won the 100-metre gold medal at the world athletics championships. “I thank God every day for the way He has shaped me”, she recently said.
The Brazilian player of Real Madrid scored two last-minute goals for an epic comeback against Manchester City. “God, thank you for always taking care of me. I feel blessed”, he said after the match.
US Christian golfer Scottie Scheffler won the 2022 Masters. “My identity is not a golf score. God is in control, He is leading me”, he says after his victory.
Britten’s direct inspiration was the regal music called Zadok the Priest and the text is based on the opening chapter of I Kings, verses 39 & 40.
17-year-old Gerson Pozo becomes the second best Spanish athlete of all time in the U20 400m. “Olympics are my dream, but we will see what doors God opens”, says the evangelical Christian.
The Austrian-Nigerian player of Bayern München openly expressed his trust in Christ as he celebrated the Champions League title.
“I have no doubt that with the presence of God in my life, He has helped me through a lot”, says the Tottenham Hotspur hero who scored the hat-trick to get the team in the Champions League final.
Tony Britten, the composer, wrote the football anthem based on Handel’s ‘Zadok the Priest’, whose lyrics are taken from the passage of 1 Kings 1:38-40.
Spanish judoka María Bernabéu won the gold medal in the -70 kilos category of the XVIII Mediterranean Games in Tarragona.
He is the first swimmer to win three golds in one night. “I learn to trust what God is doing[...] God gave me the talent”, he said.