Pray for America
• Pray that God will turn people’s hearts toward Himself, and that He will be glorified in the outcome of the upcoming general election.
• Pray that God’s people will demonstrate a spirit of repentance and prayer--individually and corporately. (2 Chron. 7:14)
• Pray that God will raise up righteous leaders who will model integrity and authenticity. (Eph. 4:1-2; Prov. 14:34)
• Pray that Americans will see their spiritual poverty; that our nation’s citizens will awaken to their great spiritual need. (Joel 3:12)
• Pray that godly men and women will be placed in positions of authority so that God’s people can rejoice. (Prov. 29:2)
• Pray that leaders we elect will be just, fear God rather than men, and depart from evil. (2 Sam. 23:3; Prov. 1:7; 14:26; 16:6)
• Pray that citizens will seek wise leaders who listen to biblical counsel. (Prov. 1:3-5)
• Pray that citizens will vote with wisdom and discretion. (Prov. 3:21b)
• Pray that people will be able to see truth (Ps. 86:11), that error will be exposed, and that people with wicked agendas will be made weak. (Prov. 25:5)
• Pray that Christians will speak the truth, but in love, concerning those running for office. (Eph. 4:15)
• Pray that Christians will avoid negativity, fault-finding, and contentiousness, but instead, will stand out as God’s loving, pure children. (Phil. 2:14-15)
• Pray for truth in the media. (Prov. 12:22)
• Pray that Christians will put their confidence in God, rather than any political candidate. (Ps. 118:8-9)
• Pray that Christians will look to God to overcome the enemies of truth and righteousness. (Ps. 60:11-12)
• Pray that those who love righteousness and truth will fulfill their responsibility to vote. (Matt. 22:21)
Cultivating a thankful heart will result in speaking thankful words. But we all need periodic reminders to be thankful, and, for most of us, developing the habit of thankfulness may require some practice! Here are some practical suggestions for devoting one week to practicing thankfulness.
We believe the vast majority of Christian young women (and not-so-young women, too, for that matter!) are suffering the consequences of believing lies. Those consequences include broken relationships, fear, depression, self-loathing, and guilt, to name a few. The results of believing a lie can be as numerous as the kinds of lies one can believe. But if there is a single word that sums up the results of believing any lie, it would be bondage.