Watching the news can sometimes be depressing. Actually, it’s depressing more often than not. Lawless acts, violent crimes, natural disasters, threats of war, political unrest – it seems overwhelming. I’m concerned for my children’s futures and the future of our country. We need to be praying for our nation more than ever before. Sure, we’ve lived through turbulent times in the past, but it seems to me that our nation is on a spiraling path away from God and everything good that represents Him. Every day, sometimes several times per day, I say a prayer for our nation. Gini at Dayspring Cards and Gifts understands the importance of praying for our nation.
A Prayer for Our Nation by Gini at Dayspring
We live in an ever-changing world – one that, at times, just makes no sense. From natural disasters to terrorist attacks, hate crimes and unmentionable acts of violence, we get the in-depth report from every news outlet in the United States. And, we watch these special reports, trying to find some kind of reason for the craziness, some perfect explanation for why these things happen and who is responsible and how can we make a difference. And, while we will never get all the answers on this side of eternity, we know that as Christians, we are called to trust God, share His love and pray. Philippians 4:6 CSB says “Don’t worry about anything, but in everything, through prayer and petition with thanksgiving, present your requests to God.” With this passage in mind, let us pray… [Read more . . . ]