National Day of Prayer

May 1st is the National Day of Prayer. I would like those who are fumbling towards eternity with me to watch the following two videos, and consider how badly we need the restorative justice of God showered upon our world. PLEASE sit… stand… kneel… get on your face…

I don’t care HOW you do it, but I’m begging you… turn your heart toward God and pray for his healing on our world. The first video is pretty graphic, so be prepared.

Almighty God, please forgive us for our apathy. Let us see our own communities with your eyes and stop hoarding your blessings for ourselves.

Please pray with me on May 1st.

in HIS love,

nick

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About Nick Gill

orphan-poet-adoptee-soldier-prodigal-servant-husband- counselor-desperate seeker after my Father's face "I feel my body weakened by the years as people turn to gods of cruel design. Is it that they fear the pain of death, or is it that they fear the joy of life?" - Toad the Wet Sprocket

Posted on 24 April, 2008, in Uncategorized. Bookmark the permalink. 3 Comments.

  1. AWESOME AWESOME AWESOME.

    Jesus have mercy on our nation and rend our hearts for what rends YOURS. Give us a clean heart and clean hands to worship and intercede.

    I can’t wait for the NATIONAL DAY OF PRAYER!!

    have you heard, too, about the Global Day of prayer on May 11th? [Mother’s Day] ALSO this saturday is a big prayer and fast day for the nation regarding abortion in DC and every supreme court in the nation. Be praying for this spirit of repentance to arrest every believer everywhere especially here in AMERICA!!

    GOD BLESS YOU MUCH FOR YOUR HEART!!!!

  2. Nick, I really struggle with this. Not the prayer but how we treat prayer and what we do with it. It seems almost like a gimmick for believers.

  3. I can relate to that. We teach a practically deistic God (so omniscient and omnipotent, etc etc, that He wouldn’t ever change anything if He could!) and then teach people to pray to that God, the God who does not/will not/would not/can not change his mind.

    What is that kind of prayer, prayer to that kind of God, except an imaginary best friend for grown-ups?

    Randy Harris taught a lesson at Tulsa a few years back, in which he mentions the idea of “non-manipulative prayer.” I’ve got to find that lecture on the ISWW podcast site and transcribe that part.

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