Morals In Pitcher's Hands

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It takes one major blow to turn the course of a life upside down. In Pitcher’s Hands, Curt was the guy who held the standard for a college student. There was nothing to hate about him since he had grown up being infused with Christian morals. In fact, his Christian morals lead him to a volunteer opportunity to help a paraplegic take a bath once a week. It seemed as if Curt was living a model Christian life. Now take Brad from The Voice of the Body into consideration. He was willing to be dragged along to church weekly with his parents, had a hard time getting out of bed in the morning, and did not communicate well with his parents. For both Curt and Brad, it only took one event in each of their lives to alter their walk of life forever in…show more content…
James 2:14a and 17 says, “What good is it, my brothers and sisters, if someone claims to have faith but has no deeds… faith by itself, if it is not accompanied by action, is dead.” Curt seemed to think his faith was showing himself through actions when he volunteered to help Anjo, a paraplegic at his college, into and out of the whirlpool once a week. The fact of the matter was, Curt had never needed to make his faith his own, and had never truly been asked to activate what he believed until one summer night when he and his girlfriend made a decision that would completely alter his life’s path. After Curt and his girlfriend, Mel, who was also an outstanding student at the college they both attended, made love “just the way they had planned” on that fateful summer night, Curt tried to talk to God, but “he didn’t know what to say because he thought he really could have stopped himself.” Before this moment, Curt never had to get real about his sin and face it head on. He has always coasted on a great reputation which is a precursor of what gets him into this mess in the first place. Testimonials from coaches, neighbors, former bosses, and teachers points to the fact that he was an “exemplary guy” who was looked up to in his

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