With this year marking Canada’s sesquicentennial, why not pray for elected officials as you gather with family and friends? The freedoms we enjoy should never be taken for granted.
When people of faith earnestly seek God on a personal level with every concern in life, we are acknowledging that He alone has the ability to intervene for good on our behalf in spite of the challenges.
Today, at a minimum, recognize that the threat of persecution millions of Christians face is not limited to one or two days a year; it’s a 24/7 reality. Don’t let this day pass without making a commitment to daily pray for the persecuted church. The apostle Paul reminds, “if one member suffers, all the members suffer with it . . .”
While today’s text is familiar to Christians and you may have been required to memorize or recite it daily, it’s critical to remember that the Lord Himself gave the following prototype in response to His disciples request concerning how we should pray.
When God burdens your heart for a specific job, success is assured when you prepare for action by going to Him in prayer and allowing Him time to arrange the details.
In the face of world conditions, Christians are not left to numb disillusionment or hopeless despair. . .