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Prayer, Plain and Simple

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Packers or Steelers? With the Super Bowl kickoff just six hours away this is now the hot question rolling across the planet. Egypt is imploding. There are deadly storms in Australia. But what’s the rage? Will Aaron Rogers or Ben Roethlisberger prevail today?

The Packers and Steelers each claim two of the most loyal – and radical – fan bases in football. Their respective supporters love to express their support for them respective teams in radical, unpredictable ways.

But he’s a prediction you can bet on and WIN: at some critical game-changing moment during the Super Bowl a television camera will flash on some extreme green=painted or black-painted fan hands clinched in a pose, eyes closed and face intensely crunched muttering a “prayer” … beseeching the Creator of the Universe to takes sides in the game…

Does God takes sides in the Super Bowl? Is it fair to pray for one team over another? Many of us believe God answers prayer, all prayer. So how does he handle sticky situations like this? God has loyal fans on both sides of the ball?

What do you think? Does God care about sporting prayer?

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