The Prayer of Silence
John 14:13, 14
John 15:7, "If ye abide in me, and my words abide in you, ye shall ask what ye will, and it shall be done unto you."
John 16:23, "Verily, verily, I say unto you, whatsoever ye shall ask the Father in my name, He will give it you."
1. Since the tragic and shocking attack on the World Trade Center last week, our nation has been brought to the sobering reality that there is a need to reach someone higher than ourselves.
a. Our President sensing that need, designated Friday, the 14th, as a national day of prayer...and people have been praying - churches and Christians across our land have joined together in a bond of supplication and prayer.
b. There have been prayers that God would comfort the families who are grieving, that He would avenge the crimes perpetrated upon America, and that He would bring revival in our nation - a turning back to God.
2. Thank God for prayer, and thank God for many people who do pray. HOWEVER, to me, there seems to be an evident problem with much of what is taking place in the name of spirituality. Have you noticed it? Have you, like I, noticed that there is a deafening silence when it comes to the name of Jesus?
a. Some will go so far as to invoke the name of god, but what god? God for many is the god of higher self - for some, their god is found in Buddha, or in Hinduism, or in the Hare Krishna movement.
3. You may not be aware of it, but very quietly, almost by stealth, there has been a gradual removing of any vestige of God or Jesus Christ from our government by the liberal politicians of our day.
ARTICLE: Let me share with you a few excerpts from an article written by the Traditional Values Coalition, entitled, WHY HAVE SENATE DEMOCRATS SLAMMED THE DOOR IN GOD'S FACE?
Washington, DC "Senator Jeff Sessions (R-AL) has just exposed an undercurrent of anti-God bigotry in the U.S. Senate that needs to be exposed," said Lafferty. "T ...
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