• 27% of Americans Think God Has Nothing Better to Do Than Decide the Super Bowl

    Ask the three people nearest you if they think God is responsible for determining the winner of the Super Bowl this Sunday.

    If they answer in the negative, statistically speaking, you are the doofus who believes God has a surprisingly lax schedule:

    Roughly 4-in-10 minority Christians (40%) and white evangelical Protestants (38%) agree that God does play a role in the outcome of a sporting event, compared to less than 3-in-10 (29%) Catholics, less than 1-in-5 (19%) white mainline Protestants, and approximately 1-in-10 (12%) religiously unaffiliated Americans…Republicans (25%) are, however, equally as likely as Democrats (28%) and independents (26%) to agree that God plays a role in determining which team wins a sporting event.

    Overall, 27% of Americans believe God plays a role in determining the winner of sporting events, a figure that pales in comparison to the 100% of Ray Lewises who believe this.

    It's like it's written in Ephesians: Finally, be strong in the Lord and in his mighty shotgun formation. Put on the full armor of God so that you can take your stand against the devil's 4-man rush defensive schemes…

    Therefore put on the full armor of God, so that when the day of evil comes, you may be able to stand your ground, and after you have done everything, to stand on a fresh set of downs. Stand firm then, with the belt of truth buckled around your waist, with the breastplate of righteousness in place, and with your feet fitted with the readiness that comes from the gospel of the offensive coordinator's playbook.

    Amen.

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    Tags: Football, God, Polls, Religion, Sports, Super Bowl

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