Archie Moore the longest reigning light heavy weight…

Archie Moore, the longest reigning light heavy weight boxing champion in history (1952-62), once got knocked down early in a fight. He got back up and won the match by knock-out. Afterwards a reporter asked him, “Archie, what were you thinking while you were on the canvas?” He said, “I thought, Hey, I’m the champ! I don’t belong here!” We all get knocked down from time to time. “We all stumble in many things.” Even Paul described himself as once “knocked down, but not out” (Phillip’s translation). If you are down, feeling like you’re worthless, thinking you are a failure, would you please remember that you’ve been created in God’s image, you’ve been given forgiveness and eternal life by Jesus Christ. God says, “Hey, you are mine! You’ve been bought by the blood of Jesus Christ and adopted into my family. You don’t belong down there on the mat. So, stand up, take your place beside your fellows, and fight the good fight.”

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