On July 4th we’ll be celebrating the 234th anniversary of our nation’s founding. Today we stand as a nation in desperate need of God’s intervention. A house divided against itself can not stand said the Lord Jesus. And I see division assaulting us in so many ways. Without God’s direct intervention, our nation is on a path to self-destruction. The national graveyard of history should be a sobering reminder to our national leaders of the price paid when right becomes wrong, darkness becomes light, lies become truth, immorality is shown as moral, and the family unit based on marriage replaced by “partners.”
This is a call to the church to pray! We’re admonished in 1Timothy 2:1, Therefore I exhort first of all that supplications, prayers, intercessions, and giving of thanks be made for all men, for kings and all who are in authority, that we may lead a quiet and peaceable life in all godliness and reverence. For this is good and acceptable in the sight of God our Savior, Who desires all men to be saved and to come to the knowledge of the truth.
Before we pray for anything else, we should take time to pray for our president and all who are in positions of authority. Notice that the reason we do this is that we may lead a quiet and peaceable life in all godliness and honesty. We must call on God to deal strongly with those in government offices who lead by creating strife and division, and who put self-interests above the interests of the whole.
We must remember that demonic forces are working ceaselessly to bring unrest, division, sin, darkness, and war to the nations of the earth. And they are working for the destruction of our beloved country. We believers have authority to bind these forces in the name of Jesus. And our prayers will hold back the onslaughts of evil that seek to tear the very fabric of our culture.
Let’s pray and believe God for revival in our land from coast to coast. I have a personal conviction that our only hope as a nation is a move of God that produces great conviction and repentance.
May this revival start with us as Christians as we keep our priorities in line; seeking first His kingdom, loving our spouses, being examples for our children, and working honestly before an unbelieving world.
Let’s keep before us 2 Chronicles 2: 14: If My people who are called by My name will humble themselves, and pray and seek My face, and turn from their wicked ways, then I will hear from heaven, and will forgive their sin and heal their land. What God does in America starts with you and me!