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Published: Tuesday, Aug. 14 2012 9:00 p.m. MDT

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Cedar Hills, UT

Tim is for real and that is hard for the calloused sports reporters of today to understand. Tim truly does put Jesus Christ first in his life and that is something that should be broadcast and celebrated. Instead of hearing about sex scandals or drug abuse with Tim you instead here him making some faith based comment that drives reporters nuts. Reporters want dirt and Tim has none.

Bountiful, UT

I am not comfortable when Moslems take out their rug
and then proceed to pray on a sidewalk in a restaurant
or on the isle of an airplane. I don't feel differently with Tebow.

Private prayer should be between an individual and God.
Say the prayer privately with your minds voice or find a private
place to do it.

Jesus himself wasn't comfortable with this either. Matthew 6:6.

Greenwood Village, CO

I live in Denver and have met Tim Tebow a couple of times. He took time to speak with my niece and sign a jersey for her. He acted like a true gentleman the whole time.

Still, 'one of the most popular people on the planet'? Really? American football is popular in the USA and even Canada to a lesser extent. Anyone who has lived abroad however would be quick to point out that VERY VERY few people know or care about US football. Tim Tebow could very easily walk down the street in ANY city outside of North America and risk being recognized by only American tourists or the six other people in the world who follow US football. There is no way of quantifying it but I'd guess that Muttiah Muralitharan is more known around the world than Tim Tebow.

Perhaps a bit of myopia seeped into the article or maybe it was hyperbole but let's not go overboard here. Tim Tebow in an American celebrity and that's a good thing. So far he as proven himself a good role model.

Jcksonville, FL

B&H Photo closes their store and website per biblical guidelines. Tebow plays for money on the Lord's day of rest. One doesn't get to make their own rules re: religion. I respect his dedication to faith, but it's not the #1 thing in his life. If it were, he wouldn't be working on Sundays. He has a degree, so he can get a job that gives him Sundays off. He chooses to play football, and that's fine, just don't say, "G.d,, family, work" as the priority order. Either walk the walk or keep your mouth shut.

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