December 13, 2011
Why Tebow? Why Now?
The word "miracle" has been bandied about lately -- particularly when describing Tim Tebow's amazing come-from-behind victories as a Denver Broncos quarterback. Theologians are less apt than sportscasters to ascribe that definition to a football game. Their analysis is far more stringent; however, the more important question is not if an event is a miracle, but rather why is it occurring. The Merriam-Webster definition of a miracle is "an extraordinary event manifesting divine intervention in human affairs." While atheists pooh-pooh that suggestion because they believe that God does not exist, believers say that miracles happen constantly as God works in the world. If the question is why a miracle, then the simple answer is because we need one now. Look at the sordid reports on the pedophile coaches at Penn State and Syracuse. Sex abuses on the young and innocent went on for years, in most cases ignored by those who could have put an end to it. When...(Read Full Article)