Usain Bolt, yes, we are impressed. Gold medals in the men’s 100- and 200-meter sprints — at back-to-back Olympics. Like no one’s done before. You’ve made the case as well as any in this generation that you are “the world’s fastest man.”
But don’t think we’re more impressed than we are. At least not those of us happy to acknowledge our creatureliness, and trying our best, with Holy Spirit help, to resist our sinful urges to “suppress the truth” that we humans are created and derivative (Romans 1:18). We are made in the image of God — and the glory we reflect is ultimately that of Someone greater. Infinitely greater.
The Olympic Connection
When we honor humanity’s best achievements and …