World boxing legend Manny Pacquiao defended his WBA title twice last year. But today, the boxing champ is defending more than just titles and worldly achievements. Above all, Manny Pacquiao in a champion for the Gospel.
Manny is a member of the Philippine Senate. He stands in the government as a man of deep and unrelenting faith. He was also instrumental in getting the law passed “declaring the last Monday of January as the National Bible Day in the Philippines.”
And during the National Bible Day in the Philippines this week, Manny once again shared his testimony to the public. He reminded everyone of God’s Word and challenged every Christian to spread the Gospel.
“The Bible tells us to do what is right. If we read and meditate on God’s Word, we will be molded into the man and woman God wants us to be,” Manny professed at the celebration he hosted.
Dr. Ravi Zacharias & Manny Pacquiao
The famed Christian apologist Dr. Ravi Zacharias also joined in the National Bible Day celebrations. He addressed the state of the world in a speech. “Natural calamities are causing us to realize how fragile we are. God brings a person to a time when they need to realize that I can’t do that, God does that.”
Dr. Ravi also pointed out the great importance of making God’s Word the foundation of one’s life.
“The foundation on which you build your life is the only thing that will stand when the storms of life ultimately come and they will come. It’s not a question of if, but when,” he said.
Importance Of Reading God’s Word
Manny also addressed the audience saying, “The Bible is the only book we need to discover the foundational truth of how to know and walk with God.”
The 41-year-old expressed his sorrow with the sudden death of friend Kobe Bryant as well. He is hoping that the reports about the NBA star receiving Christ are true.
“Life is too short in this world. So make sure you have a personal relationship to God. You have a strong relationship and you obey God,” he said.
“Read the Bible because it will lead you to all truth. The Bible is the manual to life,” he added.
Source: CBN News