National Day of Prayer 2015

The National Day of Prayer, May 7, 2015.  

Lord, hear our cry.  
             Hear our  prayer.  
                       Hear us, oh, Lord.  

1 Kings 8:28  

"Yet have regard to the prayer of Your servant and to his supplication, O Lord my God, to listen to the cry and to the prayer which Your servant prays before You today."

"That Your eyes may be open toward this house night and day, toward the place of which You have said, 'My name shall be there,' to listen to the prayer which Your servant shall pray toward this place."  1 Kings 8:29

The beauty of our land, of family, of godly nurses with gifts of cross earrings, to holding sleeping nephews, and the blessing of lovely dandelions, buttercups and clover.  We owe all to our great God and Savior, Jesus Christ.  

Our obedience to love, cherish, share, give, trust, and follow Him, should never be in question.  But, in this day of tolerance, intolerance, political correctness, anything goes, freedom hanging in the balance, hate speech, rewriting history, renaming good things evil, and calling evil good, we need to cry out to our God in total repentance.

Are we "all-in," or do we only wet our feet in the stream of God's grace, and pick and choose which parts of His words we want to follow?  

Or, do we step up to the board and take a dive into the deepness of the waters of His life, and delve wholeheartedly into His words, striving to be obedient to all His ways?  

So, on this day as we call out to the Lord as one,
let us pray verses 33 and 34 of 1 Kings 8---

"Because they have sinned against You, 
if they turn to You again 
and confess Your name 
and pray 
and make supplication to You in this house, 
then hear in heaven, 
and forgive the sin of Your people."

Always Experiencing Him,

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