Tuesday, January 17, 2012

John 3:16

While the recent NFL divisional playoff game between the Denver Broncos and the New England Patriots was widely watched, you might have noticed a Focus on the Family ad highlighting the Bible verse John 3:16. It is also Christian quarterback Tim Tebow’s favorite.

While Tebow and the Broncos didn’t advance to the AFC Championship game, the evangelical Focus on the Family hoped its ad would help extend the online curiosity about John 3:16.

On the Monday following the  Broncos’ unexpected win over the Pittsburgh Steelers a week ago, John 3:16 was the most-searched term online. In that game, Tebow passed for 316 yards and averaged 31.6 yards per completion.

The ad featured children reciting and elaborating on the verse, which reads, “For God so loved the world that he gave his one and only Son, that whoever believes in him shall not perish but have eternal life.

So, here it is and enjoy: