Found November 22, 2011 on
Midwest Sports Fans:
Jake Plummer said in a radio interview that he wished Tim Tebow would curb his references about Jesus Christ.
Ok, just take religion out of it. Or better yet, pretend Plummer is saying this about your personal religious beliefs. What gives Plummer the right to tell Tebow to knock it off? Plummer gave up playing so he could sit in his van down by the river and fish while sporting an awful mustache.
Plummer’s opinion means zilch to me.
Here’s how Tebow responded on ESPN’s First Take, via USA Today.
“If you’re married, and you have a wife, and you really love your wife, is it good enough to only say to your wife ‘I love her’ the day you get married? Or should you tell her every single day when you wake up and every opportunity? And that’s how I feel about my relationship with Jesus Christ is that it is the most important thing in my life. So any time I get an opportunity to tell him that I love him or given an opportunity to shout him out on national TV, I’m gonna take that opportunity.
And so I look at it as a relationship that I have with him that I want to give him the honor and glory anytime I have the opportunity. And then right after I give him the honor and glory, I always try to give my teammates the honor and glory. And that’s how it works because Christ comes first in my life, and then my family, and then my teammates. I respect Jake’s opinion, and I really appreciate his compliment of calling me a winner. But I feel like anytime I get the opportunity to give the Lord some praise, he is due for it.”
I love Tebow’s analogy. Anyone who is married knows he is spot on here. And if you are serious about your faith like Tebow is, you have the right to free speech and to express yourself.
So Jake Plummer, go back to drinking beer at 11 a.m. in your van down by the river.
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