Privilege = Responsibility NOT Entitlement

Kirk Cousins continues to define the model athlete for me.  I’m not just saying this because he is a Michigan State Spartan.  I’m saying this because of the following video where he spoke and represented the Big Ten players at the Kick Off Luncheon.  The video is worth your 8 minutes of time.  Much of what he talks about is applicable not only to athletes but to all of us as well.  Regardless of what you think, we are privileged individuals…most of us have homes, jobs, families, good health, etc.  I continuously go back and think, am I being responsible with what God has given me or do I view what I’m given as some sort of entitlement?

Kirk mentions Luke 12:48 in his speech…

From everyone who has been given much, much will be demanded; and from the one who has been entrusted with much, much more will be asked.

Does your privilege give you a sense of responsibility or a sense of entitlement?  It’s obviously your choice, but one makes a difference and the is just plain selfish.


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