[hocna] THE SPIRITUAL STATE OF NORTH AMERICA
- THE FOLLOWING PRAYER OF A PROTESTANT MINISTER REVEALS A LOT ABOUT THE
SPIRITUAL CONFUSION OF NORTH AMERICANS
> When minister Joe Wright was asked to open the new session of theKansas State Senate, everyone was expecting the usual
politically-correct generalities, but what they heard instead was a
stirring prayer, passionately calling our country to repentance and
righteousness. The response was immediate. A number of legislators
walked out during the prayer in protest.
> In six short weeks, the Central Christian Church had logged morethan 5,000 phone calls with only 47 of those calls responding
negatively. The church is now receiving international requests for
copies of the prayer from India, Africa and Korea.
> Commentator PAUL HARVEY aired the prayer on The Rest of theStory on the radio and received a larger response to this program than
any other he has ever aired !!
>forgiveness and to seek Your direction and guidance.
> Heavenly Father, we come before you today to ask Your
> We know Your Word says, "Woe on those who call evil good," butthat's exactly what we have done. We have lost our spiritual
equilibrium and reversed our values.
> We confess that:pluralism.
> We have ridiculed the absolute truth of Your Word and called it
> We have worshiped other gods and called it multi-culturalism.lifestyle.
> We have endorsed perversion and called it an alternative
> We have exploited the poor and called it the lottery.building self-esteem.
> We have neglected the needy and called it self-preservation.
> We have rewarded laziness and called it welfare.
> We have killed our unborn children and called it a choice.
> We have shot abortionists and called it justifiable.
> We have neglected to discipline our children and called it
> We have abused power and called it political savvy.ambition.
> We have coveted our neighbor's possessions and called it
> We have polluted the air with profanity and pornography andcalled it freedom of expression.
> We have ridiculed the time-honored values of our forefathers andcalled it enlightenment.
> Search us, O God, and know our hearts today; cleanse us fromevery sin and set us free. Guide and bless these men and women who
have been sent to direct us to the center of Your will.
> I ask it in the name of Your Son, the living Savior,------------------------------------------------------------------------
> Jesus Christ.
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