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Tim Tebow has big plans for 666th Monday Night football game

3:53PM EST October 8. 2012 - "This calls for wisdom: let the one who has understanding calculate the number of the beast, for it is the number of a man, and his number is 666."

-- Revelation 13:18, English Standard Bible

And so it was that on the morn of the 666th Monday Night Football game in the course of mankind, Timothy Richard Tebow noticed this numerical oddity and took to the mount to declare his righteousness against the mark of the beast.

On the second Monday of October, Tebow took a respite from reading his papyrus playbook to declare his intentions for the eve: "Looking forward to giving God all the glory in tonight's 666th Monday Night Football game. Romans 8:37-39."

I'm down with Tebow's religious beliefs and appreciate that he uses his forum to promote them, but I'm not sure what he was going for here. Does playing in a game number that's identical to the mark of the beast worry him? Or is anything with the number 666 a good way to promote his faith?

The Bible verse Tebow references in the tweet says: "For I am convinced that neither death nor life, neither angels nor demons, neither the present nor the future, nor any powers, neither height nor depth, nor anything else in all creation, will be able to separate us from the love of God."

by Anonymousreply 1810/13/2012

Is it wrong that I hope he gets injured? Seriously, the main problem with this country is that people believe in God, The Devil and Demons.

by Anonymousreply 110/08/2012

What should worry his ass is that his 0-4 team is playing a 4-0 playoff contender, and should he go in for Mark Sanchez, he'll have this to deal with.

by Anonymousreply 210/08/2012

he's such a big, dumb hunky closet case.

by Anonymousreply 310/08/2012

666 was actually a reference to the Roman Emperor Nero, it had nothing to do with the devil.

by Anonymousreply 410/08/2012

[quote]Is it wrong that I hope he gets injured?

Yes, because all the Fundies will then be spouting 666 garbage about why he got injured. Let your hope focus on another time.

by Anonymousreply 510/08/2012

Thanks to the discovery of a translation error, we now know the number of the beast is actually 616, not 666:

by Anonymousreply 610/08/2012

He needs divine intervention if his team is to beat the red hot Texans...

by Anonymousreply 710/08/2012

He's a shill for the kkkristian conglomerate.

by Anonymousreply 810/08/2012

The obsession with Biblical literalism is absurd. There is so much contradictory information in the Bible and these folks are just as guilty as anyone else when they simply pick and choose the things that suit a predetermined political agenda.

by Anonymousreply 910/08/2012

He was homeschooled by a Fundie mother and everything taught him was given a link to some Bible baloney. The doofus doesn't know anything else. OTOH, by this time, he's been out and about enough to realize that he's a closet case.

by Anonymousreply 1010/08/2012

666th Monday Night football game? Methinks TT would be dee-lighted if ABC/NFL surprised him with a halftime show featuring Dave Annabel, Rachel Taylor and Vanessa Williams.

by Anonymousreply 1110/08/2012

Hmm. He should have prayed harder -- they lost. Again.

by Anonymousreply 1210/09/2012

Did he get to play in the game?

by Anonymousreply 1310/09/2012

He has become a tiresome bore with this Jesus stuff. We get it Tim, you are a Christian, good for you. Do you need to constantly announce it?

by Anonymousreply 1410/09/2012

you do if you're secretly gay and desperately trying to keep that a secret....

by Anonymousreply 1510/09/2012

Did his mother move to New York to continue running his life?

by Anonymousreply 1610/10/2012

Did he play in Monday night's game or just watch from the bench?

by Anonymousreply 1710/10/2012

Maybe his mother wouldn't let him play last Monday.

by Anonymousreply 1810/13/2012
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