What Kobe’s Death Reminds Us about God

This is a repost by David Ettinger entitled, What Kobe’s death Reminds Us About God. Thank you for the reminder David.

May Kobe and the other victims rest in peace. Prayer comforts. Pray for all of the family members affected by this tragedy and all the others tragedies around the world.

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By David Ettinger

Tragic Event
Kobe Bryant, one of the greatest professional basketball players who ever lived, died tragically in a helicopter crash January 26, 2020. He was only 41.

Speaking of him in tribute shows on TV and radio, those who knew this NBA luminary rightly described him as “iconic”; “legendary”; “brilliant”; “masterful”; “amazingly gifted;” and “the greatest.” By human standards, these are apt descriptions of Kobe, and some of these may even be understated.

Yet, though rich, famous, powerful, and adored by millions, Kobe left this world in the same way as the most obscure of human beings, thus reminding us that “God is no respecter of persons.”

More Precisely …
This phrase is from Acts 10:34: “Then Peter opened his mouth, and said, Of a truth I perceive that God is no respecter of persons.” This revelation by the great apostle was made following a vision he…

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