Did God Bless the Patriots Because of Israel?

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Did God bless the New England Patriots because of Israel? Crazy question, I know, but the Patriots are crazy successful. Is there a supernatural reason?

After Jewish businessman Bob Kraft bought the floundering NFL team in 1994, they quickly established themselves as a football dynasty unlike any other.

The Patriots played 23 seasons so far under Mr. Kraft’s ownership. In that time they posted a winning regular season record 20 times, while taking their division, the AFC East, 16 times. They earned 18 playoff births, and in 12 of them they made it to the AFC Championship. Hoisting 8 AFC championship banners, they played in the 8 Super Bowls, where they walked away champions with 5 Lombardi Trophies.

All the while Mr. Kraft, the Patriots organization, and several Patriots players have gone out of their way to bless the nation of Israel.

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The Israeli Football League benefited greatly from the philanthropy of Mr. Kraft. He donated money to the league and networked with Israeli leaders to secure field space for the league to play. The Jerusalem Post said, “The Kraft fingerprints are all over the league.”

This June 18, Football Hall-of-Famers took a good-will trip called Touchdown in Israel II where they inaugurated the Kraft Family Sports Complex in Jerusalem, named for the family who donated $6 million for its construction.

I can recall Tom Brady in an interview on WEEI’s Dennis and Callahan Morning Show speaking about a trip he took to Israel with Mr. Kraft and Coach Bill Belichick. I believe this was around 2004 or 2005.

Furthermore, the Patriots employ two of the NFL’s few Jewish players, Julian Edleman and Nate Ebner. Mr. Edleman himself participated in a Israeli tourism campaign called Yalla! So consider all this philanthropy and good-will of the Patriots to Israel, because my next bold point will knock your yarmulke off.

Read the Bible.

When God blessed the ancient nation of Israel, he granted them military victories. As Deuteronomy 28:7 says, “The LORD will cause your enemies who rise against you to be defeated before you. They shall come out against you one way and flee before you seven ways.”

Blessings like this also extend to the nation’s allies. As Balaam son of Beor prophesied in Numbers 24:9, “Blessed is everyone who blesses Israel, and cursed is everyone who curses Israel.”

So then does the blessing of military victory apply to winning Super Bowls?

Guys, football isn’t war. Nobody’s dying. But as George Carlin pointed out, compared to baseball, football features harsh militaristic symbolism and combative mentality.

Furthermore, the Patriots became a lightning rod for losers to strike with unjust spite. You saw that on display with the whole deflategate melodrama. So in a sport when victory equals vindication, maybe God was sending some the New England Patriots way.

Look, I can’t help but notice similarities in the visceral anger towards the Patriots and the Jews for their respective success. ESPN commentators reminded me of Palestinian rock throwers.

Do I really believe this? Guys, it doesn’t matter. In Super Bowl LI when the Patriots were down 28-3, I prayed right there in K-Bobs Steakhouse. I said, God, if the Patriots win, I’ll write a blog post about how they win because they support Israel. And they won. So I need to keep my oath. Here is that blog post.

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You can expect more posts to drop. But they’re going to be shorter. I’m experimenting with a new way to blog. Formerly I’d write blogs like I used to write term papers. But that method was too laborious and posts weren’t getting published.

What would happen is that I’d do 80% of the work on a post. But in agonizing over the last 20%, it would just never get done. And so I have 6 years of near completed drafts where I comment on current events that aren’t current anymore.

So now I’m just setting the bar real low. Even though the quality of posts will drop dramatically I think overall the whole site will be so much better because at least there’s more consistent content.

The other problem I’m struggling with is how to divide the posts between my two sites. Religion plus politics goes on JimKinkade.com. The food posts go on FeedingJimmy.com. There’s just some light hearted posts that I write just for my own entertainment. You know like the Bible says, a fool delights in airing his own folly. (Proverbs 18:2)

I don’t know if they belong on jimkinkade.com or feedingjimmy.com.

For example, I’m currently installing Linux on my old old MacBook so I can write, publish, and podcast more efficiently on the road. And I’d like to write about it so I can share some of the tips and tricks. But what do I do with that post?

I don’t know but I guess I shouldn’t dwell too long. You just never know what’s going to “work” on the internet. For example on feedingjimmy.com the windmills cause earthquakes post is far and away the most popular. It’s the only blog post I’ve done that’s gone remotely viral.

And also Dr. Pavlov animal cruelty gets steady hits. It turns out that the liberals actually accuse Dr. Pavlov of animal cruelty, so people search google for that. Anyways that post is one of the most confusing I’ve written. You’d need to drink four beers before it makes sense which is how many I threw back before I wrote it.

Lol. Jk.

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Hey guys, thanks for visiting my new website, JimKinkade.com. A lot of people are wondering what it’s gonna be about. For them I have this simple equation:

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A lot of people say, “Oh, no, Jim, you can’t combine religion and politics!”

With God, all things are possible.

Don’t worry about FeedingJimmy.com. That site will still be there but rededicated to being a Christian food blog. My plan is to separate my religion/politics writings here so that FeedingJimmy.com is refocused on my crusade to bring taste back to food.