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Tim Tebow uses eye black to convey messages of victory off the field
NOLA ^ | December 28, 2009 | Ted Lewis

Posted on 12/30/2009 10:18:14 AM PST by NYer

As much as for his signature jump pass, Tim Tebow is known for inscribing Bible verses on the eye black he wears for games.

Tebow’s choice for last season’s BCS championship game against Oklahoma, John 3:16, drew a reported 93 million Google hits that day.

"I was just putting on my eye black and I realized that if I put a Bible verse on it, somebody might actually get something out of it," Tebow said Monday. "It’s just gained more and more momentum and steam, more and more people have recognized it, and now it’s just got a life of its own."

Tebow is undecided on what he will be wearing in the Allstate Sugar Bowl on Friday night, although he’s not lacking for advice from fans.

"I really lean toward something that’s going through my heart," he said. "If there’s something going through my heart that week, or whatever it is, I think people understand more and learn more from it."

Here are the verses Tebow has worn over the past two seasons:

2008

Regular season: Philippians 4:13 — "I can do all things through Christ who strengthens me."

BCS championship game: John 3:16 — "For God so loved the world that he gave his only begotten Son, that whosoever believeth in him should not perish but have everlasting life."


2009

Sept. 5 vs. Charleston Southern: Proverbs 3: 5-6 — "Trust in the Lord with all thine heart; and lean not unto thine own understanding. In all thy ways acknowledge him, and he shall direct thy paths."

Sept. 12 vs. Troy: Mark 8:36 — "For what shall it profit a man, if he shall gain the whole world, and lose his own soul?"

(Excerpt) Read more at nola.com ...


TOPICS: Business/Economy; Culture/Society; Philosophy
KEYWORDS: athletes; christians; scripture; tebow

Florida quarterback Tim Tebow was photographed Nov. 21, 2009, before the game against Florida International in Gainesville, Fla
1 posted on 12/30/2009 10:18:15 AM PST by NYer
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To: netmilsmom; thefrankbaum; markomalley; Tax-chick; GregB; saradippity; Berlin_Freeper; Litany; ...

ping!


2 posted on 12/30/2009 10:18:59 AM PST by NYer ("One Who Prays Is Not Afraid; One Who Prays Is Never Alone" - Benedict XVI)
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To: NYer

Loved watching our fellow homeschooler these past few years.


3 posted on 12/30/2009 10:21:12 AM PST by javie
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To: NYer

Here’s mud in your eye. ;-)


4 posted on 12/30/2009 10:21:54 AM PST by NormsRevenge (Semper Fi ... Godspeed .. Monthly Donor Onboard .. May yur bandwidth exceed your girth)
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To: NYer

Hey Tim! How about...

CHUZ LYF

?

Need a verse, try: StMatt 19:14


5 posted on 12/30/2009 10:22:06 AM PST by Cletus.D.Yokel (FreepMail me if you want on the Bourbon ping list!)
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To: NYer

I love it!!!!


6 posted on 12/30/2009 10:22:27 AM PST by ChocChipCookie (God: Don't think I'm not keepin' track. Brother.)
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To: NYer

Conan 1:1

“To crush your enemies, to see them driven before you, and to hear the lamentations of their women. “


7 posted on 12/30/2009 10:25:27 AM PST by Rebelbase
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To: NYer
TTIWWPics of Tebow's 'girlfriend."

Google it. You won't be sorry.

8 posted on 12/30/2009 10:26:48 AM PST by thefactor (yes, as a matter of fact, i DID only read the excerpt)
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To: thefactor

If you love Jesus you’ll be sorry you did it.


9 posted on 12/30/2009 10:29:58 AM PST by demshateGod (The fool hath said in his heart, There is no God.)
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To: NYer

Whatever happened to that John 3:16 guy?


10 posted on 12/30/2009 10:32:32 AM PST by Frantzie (TV - sending Americans towards islamic serfdom - Cancel TV service NOW)
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To: demshateGod
I'm sorry, what? So maybe Tebow should be sorry he posed for pictures with a girl who everyone then wrongfully assumed was his girlfriend.

I guess Tebow hates Jesus.

11 posted on 12/30/2009 10:33:02 AM PST by thefactor (yes, as a matter of fact, i DID only read the excerpt)
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To: NYer

12 posted on 12/30/2009 10:33:23 AM PST by wolf24
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To: thefactor
Are you talking about her?

13 posted on 12/30/2009 10:35:36 AM PST by NCC-1701 (ON 1-19-09 GAS WAS, ON AVERAGE IN MEMPHIS, $1.43 A GALLON.)
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To: Frantzie

The guy with the rainbow hairdo who always seemed to have great seats at the best sporting events?

I recall reading about him some time ago. I think he got into a heap of legal trouble, can’t remember why.


14 posted on 12/30/2009 10:36:36 AM PST by A_Former_Democrat
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To: NCC-1701

Can’t see certain pics at work. She is a lovely girl. Dark hair. Weating a brown shirt in the photo with Tebow perhaps?


15 posted on 12/30/2009 10:39:22 AM PST by thefactor (yes, as a matter of fact, i DID only read the excerpt)
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To: NYer
Roll Tide!


16 posted on 12/30/2009 10:40:27 AM PST by FReepaholic (If ignorance ain't bliss I don't know what is.)
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To: FReepaholic

I don’t care who you are, that’s just funny right there!


17 posted on 12/30/2009 10:48:19 AM PST by BenKenobi
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To: Rebelbase

THANK YOU that’s my favorite quote!!


18 posted on 12/30/2009 11:06:50 AM PST by TheKidster (you can only trust government to grow, consolidate power and infringe upon your liberties.)
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To: FReepaholic
You Know You Attended The University Of Alabama If .....


19 posted on 12/30/2009 11:59:33 AM PST by pburgh01
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