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Former WWE wrestler explains the difficulty of separating stardom from reality in his personal life.

 

“I made a lot of regrettable, bad decisions in my life,” he admitted. “Many times, the decisions we make affect and hurt your closest friends and family the most. I have a lot of regrets, in that regard. But God has forgiven me, which I am very thankful for. It has enabled me to forgive myself and move forward one day at a time.”

Luger credits the start of his personal redemption to “a jail chaplain who came into my life. When I got out [of jail], he chased me down.” The chance meeting would change the decorated legend’s outlook on life completely, starting him on a path to reform his life for the better.

“He shared the Sinner’s Prayer and the Plan of Salvation in a hotel room on April 23, 2006,” said the former champion. “My life from then on has been a supernatural transformation. At that point, I had pretty much given up hope. But now I know that, by God’s grace and mercy, none of us have to.”

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Jesus said,

Matthew 16:26

And what do you benefit if you gain the whole world but lose your own soul? Is anything worth more than your soul?

Lex Luger had gained the whole world of fame and fortune. But what he hadn’t gained was life. It was not until he came face to face with the reality of this that he found it. Take a moment today to look at what you are pursuing and whether or not you have found the same life in Jesus Christ that Lex did.


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