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"If God is sovereign, then his lordship must extend over all of life, and it cannot be restricted to the walls of the church or within the Christian orbit." Abraham Kuyper Common Grace 1.1.

Saturday, 22 September 2018

Declaration on Sport and the Christian Life

From for the declaration in full

These are the key points:

1. Sport has a legitimate place in the Christian life.

2. Sport touches all dimensions of human life.

3. Sport can be a means of spiritual formation.

4. Sport can glorify God.

5. Competition is an essential element of sport.

6. The true value of sport is inherent in the experience itself.

7. Sport has many benefits but they are conditional.

8. God created our bodies for His service and our enjoyment.

9. We do not control whether God favors one player or team over another.

10. Christian virtues are revealed in behaviors that go beyond obeying the rules.

11. Sport programs are a vital component of Christian education.

12. Sport is powerful.

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