John 3:16 in Pop Culture

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The Words
John 3:16 is one of the most famous and well-known Bible verses. It has been called the “Gospel in a nutshell,” because it is considered a summary of the central doctrines of Christianity.

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ROBERT MAASS / CORBIS

Rainbow Man
After becoming a born-again Christian, Rollen Stewart grew obsessed with sharing his faith. He gained fame by turning up at sporting events in a rainbow-colored wig and a sign reading “John 3:16” in his hands.

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DARRYL ESTRINE / CORBIS

WWF
In a riff on the ubiquity of the verse, pro-wrestler Stone Cold Steve Austin has been known to wear an “Austin 3:16” shirt.

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Mysterious
Several Christian-owned businesses are known for using their products to share their faith, including In-N-Out Burger, which has printed John 3:16 on their cups.

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STEPHEN FERRY / GETTY

 

Bible Belt
In the American South, signs extolling the importance of faith are a common sight. This one was spotted in North Carolina.

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LYNNE SLADKY / AP

 

Message

The Gators quarterback and Heisman Trophy winner Tim Tebow was born into a missionary family. He remains a devout Christian.

 

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