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American History

America! America! God mend thine every flaw, Confirm thy soul in self control, Thy liberty in law. Katharine Bates, 1904        

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Fragrant Prayers for Our Nation

  Yesterday was our National Day of Prayer. The weather was glorious. I drove to our Sussex County prayer gathering with the windows down, enjoying the sweet scent of flowering trees.   Our prayers for the government, public services and … Continue reading

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Join in Prayer for our Nation Today

  An excerpt from Dr. Jack Graham’s prayer for today’s National Day of Prayer:     Hear our cry, oh God, and pour out Your Spirit upon us that we may walk in obedience to Your Word. We are desperate … Continue reading

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Prayers of Choice for Our Nation

    How, then, should we pray for our nation?   Should we pray for prosperity           or for grateful and generous hearts? Should we pray for freedom to worship           or … Continue reading

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A Hard Prayer for Our Nation

    Easy to sing, hard to pray:   “America! America!  God mend thine every flaw.“ Katharine Lee Bates Lord God, mend America’s flaws–including the ones I profit from, the ones that I enjoy, the ones that I contribute to. … Continue reading

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Prayer: What’s Wrong with Our Nation

    What do you think is the biggest problem facing our nation?   Racism Impending war Disintegration of the family “It’s the economy, stupid” All of the above. More than the above. When was the last time you prayed … Continue reading

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God, Bless America, I Pray (Thursday)

  Today is the National Day of Prayer. Christians across the country will gather to pray for our nation, and that’s a good thing. But think how much better it would be if we all prayed for our nation every … Continue reading

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God, Bless America, I Pray (Wednesday)

I am reminded on my drive to work to pray for my government and those in authority.       By the courthouse: Let justice and righteousness flood this place (from Amos 5:24). As I pass the police barracks: Bless these peacemakers, dear Lord (from … Continue reading

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God, Bless America, I Pray (Monday)

  Most days, there’s some news relating to our government. What’s your response?     I ignore it (the less I know, the happier I am) Frustrated Embarrassed Proud Make a list of everything you don’t like about our federal, state … Continue reading

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