Pray for the USA

What things are you asking God for? Jesus says in John 16:24 until now you have asked nothing in my name. Ask, and you will receive, that your joy may be full. In Luke 11:9, Jesus says, I tell you, ask, and it will be given to you; seek, and you will find; knock, and it will be opened to you. So, I put it before you again. What are you asking for?

I hear so many reports of discontent, discouragement and anger on the direction this country is going. There is a lot of complaining about the government, health care, social programs and morality. I myself have gotten caught up in the trap of complaint and discouragement. Then I stop and wonder, are we praying as much as we are complaining?

In a child psychology course I took in college years ago, we were taught that a child needed to hear two positive affirming statements for every negative one just to bring them to an emotional balance. In order to have their self-esteem land on the positive side of the spectrum they needed to hear a minimum of three positive statement for every one negative statement.

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