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The Case For Tiger Woods

Updated on December 10, 2009

Unless one has spent the last few weeks on the Moon, he has missed the troubles of golf’s Golden Boy, Tiger Woods. Woods has tarnished his fairy-tale family life with alleged multiple infidelities; It is I believe a very personal matter that should involve only Tiger, his family, and God; however I suppose since the media leeches have sucked the Michael Jackson saga dry, it has attached itself now to Woods.

When does a celebrity become public property? How does the public own the contract to a celebrity’s life? Do we, the public feel that since we buy their tickets, buy or rent their films, their CD’s, attend their concerts, that we own a piece of them? Does this entitle us to be in on every facet of their lives, and to pass judgement on them should they fall from grace? Tiger, and others in the “public eye” owe an apology to the one immediately offended, in this case Wood’s wife and children, and to God.

He that is without sin among you, let him first cast a stone at her - John 8:7

Never were truer words spoken by Jesus, when he attacked the hypocrisy of the crowd as they hoisted their stones to hurl at the woman taken in adultery. After Jesus’ comment, they had to desist, because all had skeletons in their closet. The Bible states that all have sinned and come short of the Glory of God. I’m sure that even those that are hurling “stones” at Tiger, both in the private sector and those pious business men who entered into contracts with Woods with endorsement deals, who are now threatening to cancel those contracts, have skeletons in their closets that we, the public will never find out about, unless of course if God pulls the cover off them, because they are not in the public eye.

Every one on this planet is guilty of sin in one form or another. Conversely to even look at a woman or man lustfully, in the words of the Master constitutes adultery, and how many of us are guilty of that? Last week, Meredith Baxter admitted on national television, that she was a lesbian, thus shattering the image of the wholesome mother from “Family Ties”; yet no one has asked her for a public apology, and according to the Bible, homosexuality is a sin; yet she as well as Woods should be the recipient of our love and understanding, not condemnation. Jesus himself while on earth, came not to condemn, but to save men’s lives and give his life as a ransom for many. We who are called into his service should follow suit.

For thou shalt worship no other god: for the Lord whose name is Jealous is a jealous God -Exodus 34:14.

God is jealous over his creation, and rightfully so, because He created us. It was He that created Man after His image and likeness; It was He that formed Man from the dust of the earth; it was He who breathed into his nostrils the breath of life; It was He who created woman from man’s rib, to be a help suitable for him. God does not want to, nor should He share His glory with anything or anyone, that we set up as gods.

The public has the tendency to elevate those of celebrity to almost godlike status; some are worshipped; one young woman ignorantly deified Michael Jackson, comparing him to Jesus Christ . It is we, the public that create these monsters.

From a Christian perspective, although Woods may have had these affairs, it is a private matter, and the public should back off. I nor anyone has the right to judge his fellow man, for we all have to stand before the Judgement Seat of Christ. I pray that Tiger and his family weather this storm, but more importantly, that they seek the Lord.

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