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LeBron James and the Good News for 'Great People'

On June 19, 2016, the Cleveland Cavaliers, led by their superstar LeBron James, clawed their way back from a three game to one deficit, won three games in a row, and became pro basketballs new champs. After the seventh and final game, which the Cavilers won 93-89, their head coach Tyronn Lue referred to LeBron James as he proclaimed, "Great things happen to great people."

In the realm of pro sports that statement might be true. After all, James carried his team through the final three games, averaged almost 30 points per game, and became the finals MVP. But the gospel of Jesus offers a very different take on "great things happen to great people." The gospel says, "Great things happen to bad people, unworthy people, little people, poor people, and unrighteous people."

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