In the heat of competition, we can react negatively both in what we say and in how we act towards an official who has penalised us or - in our eyes - acted unjustly. In a split-second we can go from worshipping God with our gifts and abilities, to anger and slander against an official. How are we to understand a godly attitude towards sports officials?
We are on the pitch as a player and yet again the decision goes against our team. We start to get caught up in the general chorus of complaint. What do we do as Christians?
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