Re: Tim Tebow and Christianity: Is it the secret of his success?
posted at 12/6/2011 4:18 AM EST
In Response to Re: Tim Tebow and Christianity: Is it the secret of his success?
[QUOTE]Be prepared: I'm going to get on my high horse here. This type of reporting and post just contributes to the hate and violence seen all over the world. It's not enough to espouse a belief in God, one has to declare "Jesus Christ" as the savior....thus alienating and creating an us versus them. Jesus followers versus other followers, even though the God most people refer to has the same origins as Abraham is the grandfather of Judaism, Islam, and Christianity and I suspect Abraham's God hasn't really changed all that much. Public proslytizers, like Tebow, do so out of fear, rather than rapture. They fear their "God" will abandon them at their death unless they proslytize.
Posted by gandalf433[/QUOTE]
Random take of this post~
I've always believed Jesus Christ had it pretty easy... Here me out: I personally, would endure, ANY hardship for however long- KNOW this: I would gleefully accept 30 straight years of being just BRUTALLY bloodied and tortured to a sheer pulp, IF=I knew that there both was a God, and I was his chosen son...And my overall mission (between torture sessions, that is)- was to make mankind more loving, tolerant, and understanding of one other...
So label me as D#mned...I am anyway. From the patriarchel side of my family's lineage, I seem to have been "blessed" with inheriting the universal archetype, From ages and ages of Irish ancestors long past, OF: Top-notch A#1 supreme quality, Irish-Catholic Guilt. Uggh, Catholic guilt isn't so much in dealing with the specific terms of being guilty of some sin you've apparently committed... No. Not at all. The "Guilt" in it's most general sense is all that matters: You f'ed-up SOME-where buddy, and it doesn't matter where...Ya just better know dang well that you did. You even entertaining
the notion of "hey, maybe I didn't scr#w up", Is inevitably gonna make the judge at your sentencing hearing, just go 1000X harder ya, So don't even go there...