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What You Can Do To Help America (6 of 6)
Series: Living a Christian Life in an "X" Rated Society
This morning we want to come to the last of a series of messages on "Living A Christian Life In An X-Rated Society". Today we are going to talk about "What You Can Do To Help America". We don't need people to put America down. We need people to lift America up in prayer to God. We need to understand it is our responsibility to help America be the nation that God wants her to be.
I want you to look at Genesis 18:23, the story of Abraham and Lot, how Abraham interceded for the city of Sodom. And as Abraham was an intercessor, you and I need to be intercessors on behalf of our nation, on behalf of our society that needs the healing touch of God for so many broken hearts.
There have been times that the Bible has recorded when one person saved a nation. When David went out as a shepherd boy against Goliath, the nation of Israel was threatened. And David went out with faith in God, not the king's armor, and when David let that stone fly from his slingshot and slew Goliath, the whole nation was spared from the Philistine domination.
In the Book of Judges there was a judge called Shamgar. Shamgar took an ox go, a stick with a point on the end used to prick the ox and go the ox. Shamgar with that ox stick, that ox go, took that as a weapon against the Philistines and he killed thousands of Philistines. And one day a man saved a nation.
Esther, the most beautiful woman probably in the Old Testament, stood between her nation, her people the Jews, and the wrath of the King. She went into the presence of the King. She put her own life on the line that she might intercede in the presence of her King to save her people upon whom an edict of death had been passed. And one woman saved a nation.
There was Jonah called by God to be a missionary to the city of Nineveh. Jonah was commanded to go to the wicked city and ...
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