Ken Walker wrote in the Christian Reader about 6-foot-2-inch, 280-pound Clay Shiver, a center for the 1995 Florida State Seminole football team. Regarded as a likely All-American, when Shiver got word that Playboy magazine planned to name him to its All-American team, he prepared his response: “Thanks, but no thanks. I don’t want to let anyone down,” he said, “and number one on that list is God.”
In his response, Clay Shiver quoted
Fleeing immorality to remain pure seems dramatic in our day, but risking a bit of ridicule is a small price to pay to maintain integrity and honor. (Turning Point Daily Devotional, 4-30-05)
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