Russell Wilson Thanks God Despite His Team’s Super Bowl Loss

Wilson’s faith is inspirational in itself and truly unwavering. I watched this man lead his teammates and the opposing team in prayer on the sidelines – it was a moving and touching sight. All things are possible through God and Russell Wilson knows this and honors the Lord at every turn. He will keep fighting and playing as a testament to his faith. He is so very right when he says, “Every setback has a major comeback.” Just ask Jesus.

From Western Journalism:

Despite a tough loss, Seattle Seahawks quarterback Russell Wilson was not hesitant to thank God “for the opportunity” to play in the big game.

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Wilson tweeted the following Sunday after the Seahawks’ heartbreaking 28-24 loss to the New England Patriots in Super Bowl XLIX:

He reinforced his initial tweet with a couple more a few hours later:

The Seahawks were part of the most watched Super Bowl in history and it was a close game. The ending was heartbreaking for them, but they will be back. It was the opportunity of a lifetime and a thrill for all of them. In God, Wilson will find more and more strength. He knows what he fights for and honors the guiding light of his life. I think of Russell Wilson as an absolute hero and a mentor for our young people. By proclaiming his Christian faith he touches and saves countless lives – Wilson spreads the gospel through football. He’s a leader on and off the field.

Terresa Monroe-Hamilton

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