Pray For Our Leaders

I will say of the LORD, “He is my refuge and my fortress,
my God, in whom I trust.”  (Psalm 91:2)

Today is The National Day of Prayer.  It is a day set aside for corporate united prayer for the leaders of our nation.  It doesn’t matter whether you agree with the decisions that the current administration is making or has made in the past.  The truth is, God has called us to pray for those in authority over us.

I urge, then, first of all, that petitions, prayers, intercession and thanksgiving be made for all people—for kings and all those in authority, that we may live peaceful and quiet lives in all godliness and holiness.  This is good,

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A Time To Pray

In the morning, O LORD, you hear my voice;
in the morning I lay my requests before you
and wait in expectation.

(Psalm 5:3-NIV)

David spent his mornings with the Lord. He would rise up early in the morning, often before daylight (probably always before daylight), petition the throne of God with his requests, always in an attitude of worship, and wait in expectation for what God would say. And then, once he had heard from the Lord, he would go on about his day.

When I became a Christian, I was always told that mornings were the times to pray.  I was told

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National Day of Prayer Observance

Tomorrow is the National Day of Prayer.
This year’s theme is
“Prayer for Such a Time as This”

and is based on the verse from Nahum 1:7 which states: 
 “The LORD is good, a refuge in times of trouble.
He cares for those who trust in Him.”
 Tomorrow I will join others from our church and city who will gather at our local City Hall to lift up our Nation before the Lord in prayer. Will you take a moment tomorrow to stop and pray for our Nation?
Your prayers really do matter!
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