Two weeks after a suicide bomber left 22 dead and more than 50 others injured at an Ariana Grande concert in Manchester, more than 50,000 people came together to raise money and stand in support of the victims, their families, and the city of Manchester. A-list stars came out to perform and offer a token of unity to the crowds, but when Justin Bieber hit the stage, he took the focus off of himself, and put it on the goodness of God.
Bieber started by sharing some emotional words with the crowd
“I just want to say thank you so much for having me. You guys are so brave,” he said. “What an amazing thing we’re doing tonight, would you not agree? Would you agree that love always wins?”
Then he did something that no one was expecting…
He really started preaching
“I’m not gonna let go of hope, I’m not gonna let go of love, I’m not gonna let go of God. Put your hand up if you’re not gonna let go.”
Bieber was choking on tears as he delivered the ultimate truth about love to the 50,000 in attendance.
“God is in the midst. And He loves you, and He’s here for you.”
“God is good in the midst of the darkness. God is good in the midst of evil. God is in the midst, no matter what is happening in the world, God is in the midst. And He loves you, and He’s here for you.”
“I just want to take this moment to honor the people that were lost, or that were taken, we love you so much. To the families, we love you so much.”
Justin asked everyone to put their hands up and say, “We honor you, and we love you.”
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Posted by Dan Wootton on Sunday, June 4, 2017
The pop-sensation has spent time working on himself, rediscovering his faith and surrounding himself with strong believers who can lift him up and walk with him through his faith journey.
Sadly, many Christians question Justin’s authenticity about faith.
Shouldn’t we be supporting Justin’s new life instead of tearing him down? He could’ve stood on that stage and taken in all the praise, but instead, he glorified God and we support it!
See his full performance here: