Month: June 2020

A Child’s Prayer For Justice

“Let no one despise you for your youth, but set the believers an example in speech, in conduct, in love, in faith, in purity.” (1 Timothy 4:12)

Today’s blog post won’t be my words, but my 12 year old daughter’s.

Before I tuck my kids into bed, we always take time praying together. Last night before she went to sleep I asked her, “Can you pray for the situation our country is in right now, and I’ll pray after you?”

I was so moved by her prayer that I jotted it down practically verbatim afterwards so I wouldn’t forget. Just as it gave me hope and encouragement in today’s climate of inequality, I pray it will do the same for you.

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Don’t Be Silent

“Continue steadfastly in prayer, being watchful in it with thanksgiving.” (Colossians 4:2)

Prayer is our primary communication channel to God. It is a vital component of our relationship with Him, and we are to be devoted to it at all times.

With the repercussions of sin and the state of this fallen world rearing their collective ugly head for the world to see in 2020, believers should be praying for their countries, communities, families, friends and foes alike, and the universal body of Christ more now than ever before. Now is neither the time to be outwardly silent, nor spiritually silent.

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