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I Believe in Tim Tebow
ESPN.com ^ | January 13, 2012 | Rick Reilly

Posted on 01/13/2012 9:23:32 PM PST by MtnClimber

Every week, Tebow picks out someone who is suffering, or who is dying, or who is injured. He flies these people and their families to the Broncos game, rents them a car, puts them up in a nice hotel, buys them dinner (usually at a Dave & Buster's)....

Remember the QB who lost his leg, Jacob Rainey? He got his prosthetic leg a few weeks ago, and he wants to play high school football next season. Yes, tackle football. He'd be the first to do that on an above-the-knee amputation.

Hmmm. Wonder where he got that crazy idea?

"Tim told me to keep fighting, no matter what," Rainey says.

For the game at Buffalo, it was Charlottesville, Va., blue-chip high school QB Jacob Rainey, who lost his leg after a freak tackle in a scrimmage. Tebow threw three interceptions in that Buffalo game and the Broncos were crushed 40-14. "He walked in and took a big sigh and said, 'Well, that didn't go as planned,'" Rainey remembers. "Where I'm from, people wonder how sincere and genuine he is. But I think he's the most genuine person I've ever met." .........

Remember the QB who lost his leg, Jacob Rainey? He got his prosthetic leg a few weeks ago, and he wants to play high school football next season. Yes, tackle football. He'd be the first to do that on an above-the-knee amputation.

Hmmm. Wonder where he got that crazy idea?

"Tim told me to keep fighting, no matter what," Rainey says. "I am."

(Excerpt) Read more at espn.go.com ...


TOPICS: Religion
KEYWORDS: athiests; athietmedia; tebow

1 posted on 01/13/2012 9:23:43 PM PST by MtnClimber
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To: MtnClimber

He may or not end up being a great QB, but in the eyes of Jesus, he is a great Christian.


2 posted on 01/13/2012 9:29:44 PM PST by doc1019 (Romney will never get my vote!)
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To: MtnClimber

I truly enjoy this man. He is a great Christian. We just have to stand behind him when he slips. We all do. We are human. God understands this. The press and liberals don’t. Thank you Tim for a great story.


3 posted on 01/13/2012 9:36:13 PM PST by aliquando (A Scout is T, L, H, F, C, K, O, C, T, B, C, and R.)
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To: MtnClimber

Win or lose,I’m all in for Tim Tebow.A shinning light playing in the dim world of the nfl.


4 posted on 01/13/2012 9:39:22 PM PST by HANG THE EXPENSE (Life is tough.It's tougher when you're stupid.)
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To: MtnClimber

I was going to say “God Bless Tim” but clearly He already has. With heart and integrity on top of raw talent.

How about; Thank you Lord for Tim Tebow.


5 posted on 01/13/2012 9:49:36 PM PST by Grunthor (I am a conservative, neither half of the one party represents my views.)
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To: MtnClimber

God bless Tebow. Win or lose! He’s an inspiration!


6 posted on 01/13/2012 9:52:04 PM PST by Thorliveshere
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To: Grunthor
Yep. Brady can play some to, I think...and I'm guessing he got his gifts fro the same source...just MHO.


7 posted on 01/13/2012 9:52:19 PM PST by jessduntno ("'How fortunate for governments that the people they administer don't think." - Adolph Hitler)
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To: MtnClimber
Why does he have to be playing my New England Patriots tomorrow night?

I'm going to root for the Patriots, but if the Broncos prevail, I will still be happy. That's a weird feeling.

8 posted on 01/13/2012 9:53:12 PM PST by SamAdams76 (I am 25 days away from outliving Marty Feldman)
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To: jessduntno

“Yep. Brady can play some to, I think...and I’m guessing he got his gifts fro the same source...just MHO.”

I am positive that he did. Tom Brady is also a very good person.

But he’s no Tim Tebow.


9 posted on 01/13/2012 9:59:17 PM PST by Grunthor (I am a conservative, neither half of the one party represents my views.)
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To: SamAdams76

Welcome to my world. The Broncos beat my Steelers last week. Honestly didn’t think the Steelers were healthy enough to make it through the playoffs to the super bowl anyway, but it would’ve been nice to make it further. That said, the Broncos with Tebow at the helm are not a bad opponent. Rather have them knock the Steelers out than say the Ravens. Watching Tebow come along and learn the game is fun, just as Rodgers has been doing for a couple of years.


10 posted on 01/13/2012 10:04:00 PM PST by ThunderSleeps (Stop obama now! Stop the hussein - insane agenda!)
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To: Grunthor

11 posted on 01/13/2012 10:12:50 PM PST by notaliberal
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To: MtnClimber

I don’t like the Broncos but I am a Tebow fan. I thought, how cool would it be for him to knock Roethlisberger out of the playoffs, since I like the Steelers least of all. Little did I know Tebow would turn all-pro for his 1st playoff game.

Did anyone else catch the stat that he is the 1st NFL quarterback to ever throw for 3 passes greater than 50 yards in a playoff game. (First since the ‘70 merger.) He had a 125 passer rating.

I got my wish so it is stretch for me to hope he can beat Brady & Belichick at home. I think Tebow has met his match, but I still hope he beats the Patty’s.


12 posted on 01/13/2012 10:20:04 PM PST by Freedom_Is_Not_Free (Repealing Obamacare is the ONLY GOAL.)
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To: Grunthor

Yeah, his ex-girlfriend Bridgette Moynihan doesn’t think so, but he did dump her for a lingerie model while Bridgette was pregnant with his child.


13 posted on 01/13/2012 10:23:07 PM PST by chae (I was anti-Obama before it was cool)
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To: ThunderSleeps
I too am a die hard Steeler’s Fan...but after reading all the great stories on Tim Tebow I am now a Tebow Fan, where ever he will play...

He most certainly has been blessed by the Master and he was put on earth for a reason. In this crazy liberal world that is being destroyed by Obama and his czars and tribes, it is so refreshing to read of a good person...who knows maybe some day he will be President...but he will be known as a Great Giver to others, that is certain. GOD BLESS YOU TIMMY AND GO FOR THE WIN.

14 posted on 01/13/2012 10:24:56 PM PST by haircutter
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To: SamAdams76; ErnBatavia

EXACTLY how I feel! I am totally Patriot fan.. i feel so conflicted!
I really want Pats to win, but if Denver wins, i won’t be devastated like i would if they lost to any other team!
(( GO PATS!!))


15 posted on 01/13/2012 11:37:30 PM PST by SortaBichy
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To: jessduntno

Gifts from the same source but without the acknowledgement of who is really in charge. We are all products of that “same source” but many prefer to lean on things human instead of on their Creator. Brady is a great quarterback but can’t hold a candle to Tebow in the areas of manhood that really count.


16 posted on 01/14/2012 3:10:40 AM PST by trebb ("If a man will not work, he should not eat" From 2 Thes 3)
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To: trebb

Nobody is perfect. But in my eyes, Tom Brady and Tim Tebow are both great Americans.


17 posted on 01/14/2012 4:07:45 AM PST by se_ohio_young_conservative (u)
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To: Grunthor

I completely agree. God has blessed US with Tebow. He`s a shining light not only in the dim world of the NFL, but the darkening world of America.


18 posted on 01/14/2012 4:12:27 AM PST by ScottinVA (Liberal logic: 0bamacare mandate is acceptable... but voter IDs are unconstitutional.)
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To: ScottinVA

In all endeavors, win or lose, we must thank God!

19 posted on 01/14/2012 4:32:46 AM PST by Colonial Warrior (Never approach a bull from the front, a horse from the rear, or a fool from any direction.)
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To: MtnClimber

Tim has impressed and inspired a lot of people. John Parr has rewritten “St. Elmo’s Fire” to “Tim Tebow’s Fire” in a tribute to his dedication, and believing in something.

http://www.foxnews.com/entertainment/2012/01/11/st-elmos-fire-re-recorded-as-tribute-to-tebow/

I have to admit, I’m a huge Parr fan , have been for years, and I kind of like this!


20 posted on 01/14/2012 4:42:28 AM PST by Bottom_Gun (Crush depth dummy - proud NRA member & Certified Instructor)
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To: Colonial Warrior
WOW! Great find! :)


21 posted on 01/14/2012 4:43:10 AM PST by Daffynition (*Pray for whatever passes for America these days* Amen. ~ ScottinVA)
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To: MtnClimber

Tim has brought to light millions of those whom do not know Jesus Christ a good reason to find out about Jesus.
Some of those to Salvation ...PRAISE JESUS !
For the doubters ...Try Jesus and if you dont like him? Surley the devil will take you back.
As for Tim Tebow ...Job well done


22 posted on 01/14/2012 4:57:02 AM PST by Tigen (I shall raise you one .)
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To: Bottom_Gun
“Tim Tebow’s Fire

That was a very well written song....

23 posted on 01/14/2012 5:12:04 AM PST by Hot Tabasco (Naugahyde is no longer available due to the Naugas being hunted to extinction.....)
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To: Colonial Warrior

Look-Tebow is Washingtoning!


24 posted on 01/14/2012 5:15:20 AM PST by almcbean
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To: aliquando

“”I truly enjoy this man.””

Perfectly captured. From the very first time he took the field at Florida, the effect was immediate, and absolutely wonderful. His passion, his love of the game and of life was communicated directly to everyone in that stadium and the place just lit up. It was a blast, and it is so great to watch him have the same effect on the folks in Denver, and fans and players everywhere.

God has indeed blessed us with this incredible young man, and I do not think it is any mere coincidence that it is happening now.

May God guide our course.
Tatt


25 posted on 01/14/2012 7:39:11 AM PST by thesearethetimes... ("Courage, is fear that has said its prayers." DorothyBernard)
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To: trebb

“Gifts from the same source but without the acknowledgement of who is really in charge.”

How do you know that? You don’t know what he acknowledges in his heart or mind. Or do you?


26 posted on 01/14/2012 11:41:18 AM PST by jessduntno ("'How fortunate for governments that the people they administer don't think." - Adolph Hitler)
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To: MtnClimber

Tim Tebow brings respect back to a game full of rapists and druggies. Hopefully the lure of money and fame don’t ruin this nice kid.


27 posted on 01/14/2012 11:52:00 AM PST by Lucky2 (NObama - Done in One)
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To: jessduntno
How do you know that? You don’t know what he acknowledges in his heart or mind. Or do you?

I have no idea of what's in Brady's heart. I was refering to how Tebow readily acknowledges where his gifts come from and I have never heard same from Brady.

28 posted on 01/15/2012 3:10:59 AM PST by trebb ("If a man will not work, he should not eat" From 2 Thes 3)
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To: Colonial Warrior

Amen to that!


29 posted on 01/16/2012 7:16:48 AM PST by ScottinVA (Liberal logic: 0bamacare mandate is acceptable... but voter IDs are unconstitutional.)
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