4 Reasons Hulk Hogan Is Smarter and More Forthright Than Your Pastor

Written by Wes Walker on April 11, 2020

It might surprise you where you can find good sense and perspective, especially in this crazy lockdown we’re all enduring.

For example, when you think about Hulk Hogan, do you normally think about wisdom?

You know… THIS guy?

No?

Well, you just might be surprised.

He has a few things to say about this shutdown that pastors might want to sit up and take notice of…

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Word up,can you handle the truth my brother only love HH In three short months, just like He did with the plagues of Egypt, God has taken away everything we worship. God said, "you want to worship athletes, I will shut down the stadiums. You want to worship musicians, I will shut down Civic Centers. You want to worship actors, I will shut down theaters. You want to worship money, I will shut down the economy and collapse the stock market. You don't want to go to church and worship Me, I will make it where you can't go to church" "If my people who are called by my name will humble themselves and pray and seek my face and turn from their wicked ways, then I will hear from heaven and will forgive their sin and will heal their land." Maybe we don't need a vaccine, Maybe we need to take this time of isolation from the distractions of the world and have a personal revival where we focus on the ONLY thing in the world that really matters. Jesus.

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Word up, can you handle the truth my brother only love HH In three short months, just like He did with the plagues of Egypt, God has taken away everything we worship. God said, “you want to worship athletes, I will shut down the stadiums. You want to worship musicians, I will shut down Civic Centers. You want to worship actors, I will shut down theaters. You want to worship money, I will shut down the economy and collapse the stock market. You don’t want to go to church and worship Me, I will make it where you can’t go to church”
“If my people who are called by my name will humble themselves and pray and seek my face and turn from their wicked ways, then I will hear from heaven and will forgive their sin and will heal their land.”
Maybe we don’t need a vaccine, Maybe we need to take this time of isolation from the distractions of the world and have a personal revival where we focus on the ONLY thing in the world that really matters. Jesus.

Let’s dive in and see why Hulk Hogan is doing some of the heavy lifting that religious leaders should have been doing all along.

1) He reframed this natural crisis into an eternal perspective.

Many times we miss the point and the opportunity to grow in a crisis because we refuse to look past the crisis itself into a bigger picture. Too often we examine our circumstances ABSENT any consideration for the role God could play in helping us navigate through it.

2) He challenges our idols

Every religious leader worth his salt — Biblical and otherwise — delivers something more than just happy-clappy preaching. They press on those areas of our life that have gone off the rails and are prioritizing the wrong things.

We may not bow down to idols of stone, but we have our own ‘distractions’ and ‘priorities’ that rival our interest in the Author of Life and pull us away from turning our hearts and minds to anything transcendent and eternal.

He lists some of them: sports, entertainment, the pursuit of money. None of these are bad things… if they are kept in their proper place. But when any of these good things become the MAIN thing they become an anchor around our souls.

3) Prayer

Sure, we might be in for some tough sledding with respect to biological, social, and economic issues, but how many ‘experts’ and even ‘spiritual leaders’ have gone directly to panic mode?

How about tugging on God’s sleeve? You know — the guy who’s ‘upholding all things by the word of his power’? Have we thought about getting him in on any of our Zoom meetings?

Or are we so convinced that ‘we’ve got this’ that we think we can go it alone?

Look around, folks.

‘Going it alone’ has at best been a process of exchanging one bad problem for another.

Maybe the Ancient of Days, the wellspring of all Wisdom himself, might have a few things to say about the deep yogurt we’re finding ourselves in?

Yeah, remember him?

4) Hope

A vaccine is probably 18 months away. Treatments for the illness are still on shaky ground.

People are losing their minds in panic.

But Hulk Hogan points us right back to that one place where hope that is NOT dependent on the rising and falling of individual circumstances can be found… Christ Jesus the Lord.

And if there’s ANY week of the year where we should be thinking about the significance of profound ideas like death and resurrection — both literal and metaphorical — this should be the one.

Here’s hoping a lot of those happy-clappy clergy get the memo.