when the world gives you a platform….. preach from it!
NCAA football star Tim Tebow helped bring the spotlight to his team and his faith Thursday night, leading No. 1 Florida to a 24-14 win over No. 2 Oklahoma for the BCS championship.
The Gators quarterback ran 22 times for 109 yards and completed 18 of 30 passes for 231 yards.
Other numbers for that night? 3 and 16.
John 3:16, that is.
As he has done throughout the season, Tebow used his black under-eye markings Thursday night to share Scripture, this time donning the most popular Bible verse in America.
For many, the reference was simply a personal form of self-expression, no different another athlete’s lucky gloves or gold-colored shoes.
“Tebow’s religious expression has been a big part of the wholesome image we see described in every single feature written about him,” wrote sports columnist Tom Herrera in the NCAA Football Fanhouse.
“If Tebow wants to put his Christian faith on a pedestal, so be it – it doesn’t distract me in the slightest,” he added. ….. read more and see the picture here
I find people’s response interesting, one guy was offended, said he didn’t want to be prosetylized . Interesting that the Gospel is so offensive to some, if they don’t believe it is true then what are they so afraid of? Anyway it is a good article.