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What were Jesus' last words on the cross?
Father into thy hands I commend my spirit.

Luke 23:46

Plain Truth Magazine
December 1971
Volume: Vol XXXVI, No.12
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Richard Gipe & Jim M Petty      |   Remove Highlight

Sportsmanship and character may become obsolete qualities in the sports world if a "win-at-all-costs" attitude is allowed to get out of hand! "In sports, the only measure of success is victory! We must sacrifice everything to this end. Winning is the only true goal," said one prominent American professional football coach. He is by no means alone in this "win-at-all-costs" philosophy. Another famous coach lives and coaches from a demanding code he calls his "Ten Commandments." "Football comes first" is commandment number one. During the six months of football season, every player is expected to put family, church, and other aspects of his life aside. Football must be the player's number one passion. Commandment number three says, "1f you can accept defeat and open your pay envelope without feeling guilty, then you're stealing." This coach adds, "Life without victories is like being in prison."

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Plain Truth MagazineDecember 1971Vol XXXVI, No.12