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Well a tale of the speaking of baseball and a tale of baseball legend Jackie Robinson hitting a home run at the Bob box office with the new film 42 and if it's snowing outside you can go to a real game go to this movie because the sports the action behind the sports legend in the battle against racism is powerful and it's a story though.
About faith watch.
-- -- -- numerous do you think god likes baseball her.
It -- someday you're gonna meet god.
And when he inquires as to why you didn't take the field against Robinson and Philadelphia.
And -- answer -- it's because he wasn't negro it may not -- -- replies.
Here to weigh -- -- his Fox News religion contributor Father Jonathan Morris you know this film I saw some sportswriters saying you know.
They were bothered by the movie and then it sort of -- -- some of the heat that was -- on him they glossed over some of -- there's a lot of it in the movie but they and in.
-- a powerful picture but they didn't gloss over the faith aspect in this movie.
That hit home with.
You -- -- -- the story is amazing just going back.
And reading about Jackie Robinson right that think that just 1947.
Don't know they're -- negro leagues for baseball.
My how far we've come as a country -- thinks things in god and thanks to the courage of people like Jackie Robinson but also.
Like Branch -- who was the president of the Brooklyn Dodgers -- decided.
That this was the right thing to do.
And then -- and the story goes that he chose.
Jackie not only because a great baseball player but because he knew that his faith and his character.
It was going to be out for the great task of putting up with a lot of ridicule and hate.
And night and I'm so happy that this film did not gloss over Jesus as you said Clayton found this very important house.
Jackie Robinson really believed he was he was you know chosen by god to -- that he believed that it that the league should be integrated and all that you know a lot of times we give -- that he to the mainstream media for leaving religion out and -- they almost can't so they aren't leaving out their reviews either.
They're definitely keeping the faith and it -- -- I -- Just think of a couple aspects of of his life he would get down on his knees of the night before went to bed and to -- When he said when he took on this responsibility.
On to be the first negro in and then in the major leagues he said.
I'm ready to turn the other cheek I've got two of them.
Right who's ready to to take the heat because he said that's what Jesus taught me.
So it was very much a part of his life and because he did it.
We are in in many ways a much better country so what was his faith specifically was Methodist.
As well as down the president of that the Dodgers the Brooklyn Dodgers also Methodist these were just.
Men of solid Christian faith who said come.
It's not right.
What's going on and because of my faith I'm -- to do something about it.
I -- -- above the fact that they output in the movie and then let's.
Let's also I think make the point that.
Faith in movies.
Actually cells and might -- his desk in my opinion it's because.
That's part of life and it's an important part of life so when you get rid of -- this story to human story.
Does not make sense -- to the Bible series.
-- that we just witnessed write this -- this movie and so many others when it's done professionally when it's done well when it's part of the story.
And you don't leave it out.
That that resonates with the -- -- for sure thank you.
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