Kirk Cameron and NBA player Jonathan Isaac recently discussed the real meaning of greatness through faith in Jesus Christ. Their conversation, shared on YouTube, sheds light on the contrast between society’s and God’s views on greatness.
They highlighted the problems with the world’s focus on external achievements and material wealth. “The world has defined greatness as accolades, statistics, what you have, the money in your bank account, how many things you want, all these different things,” Isaac said. This approach, they argue, leads to insecurity and a misplaced sense of self-worth.
“But I believe that true greatness is found in Christ,” Isaac stated, emphasizing that real value comes from within, through faith. This perspective shifts the focus from worldly success to spiritual fulfillment.
“And when believers can come together and say, ‘You know what? I don’t need to define myself by worldly standards. I am truly great because of who lives on the inside of me.’”
“It’s not a boastful thing,” Isaac continued. “It’s not an arrogant thing. It’s saying, ‘I have in me what the world needs and God is for me. God is not against me. God is on my side.’” His words inspire believers to recognize their worth through their faith and relationship with God.
Aside from his career in basketball, Isaac is also known for his work as a speaker, minister, and the founder of Unitus, a clothing company that promotes faith, family, and freedom. This venture further illustrates his commitment to redefining greatness through faith and positive values.
Kirk Cameron and Jonathan Isaac’s message is a call to look beyond societal measures of success and find true greatness in Jesus Christ.
Let’s remember that true greatness comes from God and is found within us, not in the world’s view of success. By focusing on our faith in Jesus, we can truly understand our worth and purpose.
Galatians 6:14: “May I never boast except in the cross of our Lord Jesus Christ, through which the world has been crucified to me, and I to the world.”
WATCH: Kirk Cameron And Jonathan Isaac Talk ‘Finding Greatness’ In Jesus Christ