Mighty God,1 You are to be desired by all nations,2 yet chose to make America great. With celebration for our nation’s birth, I come before You with thanksgiving for the freedom bestowed on me each day anew. Praise be to the…
<Video: Independence Day Giveaway>
As Independence Day approaches, it’s important that we learn how to pray for our nation. We’d love to build a relationship with you as we grow together in that spiritual discipline.
So in honor of Independence Day, and to encourage prayer for our nation, we’re excited to offer a huge giveaway contest.
One winner will receive:
- One signed copy of American Psalms: Prayers for the Christian Patriot by Joshua J Masters
- A second signed copy of American Psalms that we’re asking you to give to an active service member or veteran.
- And (drumroll, please.) a $50 Amazon gift card.
ALL eligible entries will receive:
- A Special Independence Day Prayer download from American Psalms on July 4, 2017.
<VIDEO: A Prayer for America by Joshua J Masters>
Today is the National Day of Prayer, but with all the negativity swirling around the politics of our country, many aren’t even sure how to get started. The first step in praying for the nation is committing to do so. I’ve often pondered how important it is to pray for America, but I wasn’t actually doing it. I had a ton of ideas on how others should be praying, but planning a prayer life for someone else is as effective as calling football plays from your couch. Decide you’re going to get off the spiritual bench and do something yourself.
The most important element in developing a spiritual discipline is making a commitment to the process of letting God change you. Once you’ve made that commitment, you want to be sure you remain accountable. Make a covenant with God to pray for the nation, then ask other Christians or your small group to keep you accountable. Here are a few things to keep in mind when praying for America: