You never know what's going to pop up in our comments section.
Exhibit A: the following item, in which the reader of a post ranking Tim Tebow as the fifth best quarterback in the NFL shares an unusual view about Christian athletes, false gods and swooshes.
Charles Hubbard writes:
SO... IS GOD "THE BEST" FOR CHRISTIAN ATHLETES?
Why are Christian athletes cashing in on endorsing products that honor the name of the pagan goddess Nike?
Christian athletes in all sports should HONOR GOD!
How can we go against God and expect to be fully blessed?
In Exodus 23:13, GOD says... "Be sure to do all that I have said to you. You must not even say the names of other gods; those names must not come out of your mouth."
We are not even to mention the names of other gods and goddesses... and surely not to wear their names on us.
We shouldn't wear anything referencing any other religion either!
No, but the sacrifices of pagans are offered to demons, not to God, and I do not want you to be participants with demons. 1 Corinthians 10:20
That's right... the pagan goddess Nike is a demon.
HONOR GOD!... not gods, goddesses or demons...
The BEST is God's love for you... It is free yet more valuable than anything in the world!
For more memorable takes, visit our Comment of the Day archive.
Keep Westword Free... Since we started Westword, it has been defined as the free, independent voice of Denver, and we would like to keep it that way. Offering our readers free access to incisive coverage of local news, food and culture. Producing stories on everything from political scandals to the hottest new bands, with gutsy reporting, stylish writing, and staffers who've won everything from the Society of Professional Journalists' Sigma Delta Chi feature-writing award to the Casey Medal for Meritorious Journalism. But with local journalism's existence under siege and advertising revenue setbacks having a larger impact, it is important now more than ever for us to rally support behind funding our local journalism. You can help by participating in our "I Support" membership program, allowing us to keep covering Denver with no paywalls.