National Day of Prayer

PrayerThis has been a tremendous day in Carthage, MO as we publicly prayed on our courthouse lawn at National Day of Prayer. We are coming together in the name of Jesus Christ on behalf of this nation petitioning the Lord for His guidance, protection, and Presence. Today we had the biggest crowd ever with approximately 200 acknowledging our need of the Lord and His Presence with us.

Here are a few highlights:

  • Our Mayor decreed in his proclamation that Jesus is Lord of our city.
  • Our Fire Chief prayed for the protection of our civil servants as they serve the public.
  • Our Chamber of Commerce President and Economic Director prayed for the prosperity of our businesses.
  • Our Sheriff and Police Chief declared their positions as “watchmen” over our city and county and prayed for our law enforcement officers.
  • Our Assistant Superintendent of schools prayed for our children and school system asking for the Lord’s wisdom and protection.
  • A local federal government employee prayed that the government would be upon the shoulders of Jesus Christ and of the increase of His government and peace there shall be no end.

Our local ministerial alliance leaders took a stand in prayer for:

  • Salvation through the blood of Jesus
  • Righteousness
  • Justice
  • Life
  • The Word of God
  • Prayer
  • Marriage
  • Purity

Why do I share this with you? Because I believe there are pockets of transformation coming forth; I believe there is a grassroots movement of prayer and worship that is rising. Our world has passed laws declaring the rightness of that which God calls unrighteous.

We are living in a time when many are serving their own desires and demanding laws to reinforce their delusions. It is time for the church to arise out of complacency, lift up the banner of truth and decree that the Word of God stands forever. I pray that we will hold up that banner and boldly declare our allegiance to the King of kings and the Lord of lords.

There is no other Savior; there is no God but our God who sent His Son to save us. We are His prophetic voices in the earth! Let us stand for Truth, never giving way to society’s demands. We cannot in the name of tolerance move our God off of His Throne! He is Lord of heaven and earth and of the increase of His government and peace, there shall be no end. May transformation of our cities and regions come forth!

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